Man, woman accused of selling meth to undercover detective

Man, woman accused of selling meth to undercover detective
William B. Coles and Mindy J. Rodgers were booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail on first degree trafficking in a controlled substance charges. (Source: Paducah Police Department)

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A Kentucky man and woman are facing drug trafficking charges in Paducah.

According to Paducah Police, William Britt Coles, 39 of Paducah, and Mindy J. Rodgers, 37 of Mayfield, were arrested after an undercover detective allegedly arranged to buy methamphetamine from one of them.

The undercover detective reportedly made contact with Coles, who agreed to sell the detective 14 grams of methamphetamine for $410.

The alleged drug deal took place on the 2500 block of Bridge St. in Paducah around 3:28 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Police say Rodgers accompanied Coles to the meet-up.

After the arrest of Rodgers and Coles, police say they found a handgun in the floorboard of their vehicle, a small amount of methamphetamine, and 14 grams of meth allegedly hidden in the bra of Rodgers.

Paducah Police say during an interview, Coles allegedly admitted they were going to take the detective’s money and not hand over the drugs.

Coles and Rodgers were booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail on first degree trafficking in a controlled substance charges.

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