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4 in Paducah, KY arrested after drug investigation

Amberlee Douglas (Source: Paducah Police Department) Amberlee Douglas (Source: Paducah Police Department)
Lauren Howard (Source: Paducah Police Department) Lauren Howard (Source: Paducah Police Department)
Amy Conner (Source: Paducah Police Department) Amy Conner (Source: Paducah Police Department)
David Maiden (Source: Paducah Police Department) David Maiden (Source: Paducah Police Department)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Four people in Paducah, Kentucky were arrested in connection with a drug investigation on Thursday morning, December 17.

Lauren Howard, 30; Amberlee Douglas, 32; and Amy Conner, 31 were charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance and manufacturing methamphetamine.

David Maiden, 35, was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance and manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, first degree fleeing or evading police, second degree possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended driver's license.

Maiden was also arrested on warrants charging him with failure to report for sentencing on a conviction of manufacturing meth, fleeing and evading police and driving with a suspended driver's license.

According to Paducah police, they arrested Howard, Douglas, Conner and Maiden after a raid on a home on Fountain Avenue. The Vice Enforcement Unit assisted.

Det. Sgt. Anthony Copeland said detectives received information on Wednesday that meth was allegedly being made and used at the home. They got a search warrant after an investigation, which was served at 10 a.m.

As police arrived at the home, Copeland said Conner and Maiden were leaving.

He said the pair took off in a vehicle, but were stopped a few blocks away.

Howard and Douglas were found inside the home.

Also at the home and in the car with Conner and Maiden, detectives allegedly found several used and working meth labs.

The Kentucky State Police Clandestine Lab Unit was called in to make the alleged labs safe to be removed.

Howard, Douglas, Conner and Maiden were booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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