Paducah woman arrested on felony charges after theft

Cynthia Cunningham (Williams) (Source: McCracken County Jail).
Cynthia Cunningham (Williams) (Source: McCracken County Jail).

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Police say a Ky. woman was arrested on felony charges after a theft from a purse was reported.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, 46-year-old Cynthia Cunningham (Williams) was arrested and charged with:

  • Theft of a controlled substance (class D felony)
  • Tampering with physical evidence (class D felony)
  • Theft by unlawful taking, pick pocket (class D misdemeanor).

Police say 27-year-old Alissa Lewis of reported Saturday that she thought some things were taken from her purse when she gave a ride to Cunningham (Williams) and Robbin Perkins, 40, of Symsonia.

Investigators say they searched Cunningham's home around 7:30 p.m. and found almost all of the stolen items.

The investigation found that Cunningham (Williams) had taken the items and attempted to tamper with evidence.

Cunningham (Williams) was taken to the McCracken County Jail.

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