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2 arrested after early morning Graves Co. traffic stop


A man and a woman from Paducah are facing several charges after a traffic stop early Monday morning in Graves County.

According to the Graves County Sheriff's Department, an investigation is underway after 24-year-old Kayla Young was pulled over just before 1 a.m. 

Deputy George Workman stopped Young and smelled marijuana when he approached the car. Workman performed several field sobriety tests on Young and found her to be under the influence, according to the sheriff's department.

A search of the vehicle uncovered a hidden knife, several pipes and plastic bags and foil with methamphetamine on them. A small amount of marijuana and pipes with marijuana residue were also found by Workman.

Young was charged with failure to or improper signal, failure to produce insurance card, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Young's passenger, 23-year-old Jimmy A. Kendrick was arrested on a McCracken County warrant and was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Young and Kendrick were both taken to the Graves County Jail.

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