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2 arrested after several prescription drugs found

Tony M. Peyton (Source: Marshall County Jail) Tony M. Peyton (Source: Marshall County Jail)
Melissa K. Henson (Source: Marshall County Jail) Melissa K. Henson (Source: Marshall County Jail)
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Marshall County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Calvert City man and woman on several drug charges.

Tony M. Peyton, 46, of Calvert City is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, possession of a controlled substance 2nd degree, possession of a controlled substance 3rd degree, promoting contraband 1st degree, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation and expired temporary plate.

Peyton's passenger, Melissa K. Henson, 32, of Calvert City is charged with possession of controlled substance 1st degree for the prescription bottle with the subjects name on it in which she did not have an active prescription for.

Peyton and Henson were arrested on Monday after a deputy responded to a complaint of a possible intoxicated driver who also reportedly had a drug transaction at the Five Star in Draffenville.

Peyton got out of his car and walked toward the deputy.

The deputy found an older worn label prescription bottle in his left front jean pocket with four 10 mg Hydrocodone and 5.5 10mg Xanax inside. Peyton also had a bag containing three 80mg Oxycontin in his right front pocket, according to the sheriff's office.

Inside the vehicle, the deputy found a worn prescription bottle that had a Ziploc bag with three Dilaudids.  The bottle was stuck beside the driver's seat and console.

Another search of Peyton at the detention center found two small Ziploc bags hidden in his wallet with four more 80mg Oxycontins and the other contained a crushed Xanax. 

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