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5 facing charges after meth bust at trailer park

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Over the past week, the McCracken County Sheriff's Department has received at least two complaints from the public alleging that methamphetamine was being manufactured at a trailer in the Woodlawn Trailer Park.

A sheriff's office says five people face charges after authorities found a meth lab at a trailer park near Paducah.

On Wednesday, detectives went to the trailer park located on Meacham Lane in the Southside area of Paducah, KY.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, detectives searched the home and found a number of Illegal items in the bedroom of one of the individuals. It was also apparent that the individuals had been smoking marijuana just prior to detective's arrival.

According to the sheriff's office, detectives found items that are used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. The items were contained in a locked backpack and hidden in a closet. Marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription medication, and drug paraphernalia were found, according to authorities.

During a search of the exterior of the trailer, detectives located a recent methamphetamine lab.

It was determined that Johnathan Bledsoe and Samantha Gagnon met Austin Lockhard and Bryan Cook to smoke marijuana at the trailer. Detectives learned Cook had been keeping the meth supplies in his closet and that some of the meth and prescription medication belonged to Lockhard, according to the sheriff's office.

Randall Gordon came to the trailer to speak with Cook. Gordon was found to have marijuana as well as prescription medication, according to the sheriff's office.

A three year old child who lives at the home was not present at the time of the investigation.

  • 23-year-old Bryan Cook was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of Meth, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • 33-year-old Austin Lockhard was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Hydrocodone, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • 24-year-old Johnathan Bledsoe and 23 year old Samantha Gagnon, both of Paducah were charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • 52-year-old Randall Gordon was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container, and Failure to Notify DOT of Address Change.

Cook, Lockhard, and Gordon were booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail.

Individuals with information pertaining to illegal drug crimes can contact the McCracken County Sheriff's Department Drug Division directly at 270-448-1516 or 270-444-5157.

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