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Paducah woman arrested for drug trafficking

Beverly Dukes (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) Beverly Dukes (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Paducah woman has been arrested for drug trafficking.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, around 9 p.m. on Monday, 46-year-old Beverly Dukes was arrested by the McCracken County Sheriff's Department Drug Division.

Detectives got information saying that Dukes had gone to another county to buy crack cocaine.

After locating Dukes, deputies tried to stop her car and saw her throw items out the window.

The items were later found to be plastic bags containing crack cocaine.

Detectives later learned that Dukes had bought cocaine with intent to sell it.

A criminal history check found that among Dukes multiple criminal convictions, she had been charged and convicted of three prior drug trafficking charges.

Dukes was charged with Trafficking Controlled Substance and tampering with physical evidence.

She was taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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