Eight arrested in KY, facing drug charges - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Eight arrested in KY, facing drug charges

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department has arrested eight people for various drug trafficking offenses over the past two days following numerous grand jury indictments.

Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department’s Drug Division conducted drug investigations that involved multiple defendants during the month of June.

During the investigations, detectives purchased methamphetamine, crack cocaine, Fentanyl patches, hydrocodone, oxycodone, marijuana, and other controlled substances.

Detectives presented evidence to a McCracken County Grand Jury on July 10, regarding these investigations that had taken place in McCracken County.

Numerous individuals were indicted.

An arrest warrant was also issued for a person that was located with controlled substances during the trafficking investigations, but determined to not be selling illegal substances.

Between July 15 and July 17, detectives with McCracken County Sheriff’s Department arrested eight of these individuals.

The Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Kentucky State Police and US Marshal’s Office.

Below is list of the eight individuals who have already been arrested and their charges.

Vernon “Matt” Bradley 44, of Paducah, Ky., was arrested July 15 (was on felony probation at the time of his arrest for prior convictions of trafficking in Methamphetamine and engaging in organized crime), and charged with trafficking methamphetamine.

Corey T. Richards 38, of Paducah, Ky., was arrested July 15, and charged with trafficking in marijuana less than eight ounces.

Andrew Thompson 39, of Kevil, Ky., was arrested July 16, and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and trafficking in a 3rd degree controlled substance (Xanax).

Sharon K. Adams, 52, of Paducah, Ky., was arrested July 16, and charged with trafficking in cocaine.

Deanthony O. Woods, 29, of Paducah, Ky., was arrested July 16, and charged with trafficking in cocaine.

Frank C. Young, 59, of Paducah, Ky., was arrested July 16, and charged with trafficking in a 1st degree controlled substance (Fentanyl and oxycodone).

Samuel “Lee” Meredith, 57, of Paducah, Ky., was arrested July 16, and charged with trafficking in a 1st and 2nd degree controlled substance (oxycodone and hydrocodone).

Paula Brewer, 50 years old, of Kevil, Ky., was arrested July 17, and charged with possession of methamphetamine.

Officials say additional arrests are likely in the near future.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2015 KFVS. All rights reserved

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • 20 structures damaged after storm hits Malden, MO

    20 structures damaged after storm hits Malden, MO

    Sunday, February 25 2018 10:50 AM EST2018-02-25 15:50:49 GMT
    (Source: cNews)(Source: cNews)
    (Source: cNews)(Source: cNews)

     4 people have moderate injuries after a storm blew through Malden on Saturday, February 24.

     4 people have moderate injuries after a storm blew through Malden on Saturday, February 24.

  • First Alert: Mostly sunny skies

    First Alert: Mostly sunny skies

    Sunday, February 25 2018 10:39 AM EST2018-02-25 15:39:56 GMT
    (Source: cNews)(Source: cNews)
    (Source: cNews)(Source: cNews)

    Clouds still in western Kentucky and Tennessee behind the system that moved through last night. Lisa Michaels says clearing skies across the Heartland have allowed temperatures to drop into the early morning hours.

    Clouds still in western Kentucky and Tennessee behind the system that moved through last night. Lisa Michaels says clearing skies across the Heartland have allowed temperatures to drop into the early morning hours.

  • Storm damage to nursing home building in Matthews, MO

    Storm damage to nursing home building in Matthews, MO

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:57 PM EST2018-02-25 04:57:08 GMT
    The roof of a  nursing home in Mathew, MO are damaged after a storm passed over the town Saturday night. A piece of siding is stuck in a nearby tree and the fence of the patio area also was destroyedThe roof of a nursing home in Mathew, MO are damaged after a storm passed over the town Saturday night. A piece of siding is stuck in a nearby tree and the fence of the patio area also was destroyed

    Storms blowing through Mathews damaged a nursing home building on Saturday night.

    Storms blowing through Mathews damaged a nursing home building on Saturday night.

Powered by Frankly