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McCracken Co. drug investigation leads to arrests, drug seizure

Terry Kelley (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) Terry Kelley (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
John Doublin (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) John Doublin (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A joint investigation by McCracken and Marshall County Drug Detectives led to the arrest of two men on numerous drug offenses Sunday, Jan. 10. The investigation eventually led to a large Methamphetamine seizure.

On Sunday at approximately 1:47 p.m., detectives conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck driven by John Doublin, 36, of Benton, Kentucky, and passenger Terry Kelley, 49, of Paducah, Kentucky, on Alben Barkley Drive near I-24.

During the stop, Deputy Steve Croft and K-9 Pepo arrived and conducted a free air search around the vehicle. K-9 Pepo indicated to a narcotic odor coming from the truck. Detectives searched the truck and located a PVC container containing eight individual bags of crystal Methamphetamine weighing 34 grams, an Amphetamine pill and a syringe.

Detectives seized $3,408 of US currency from the men believed to be proceeds of illegal drug sales.

A subsequent investigation led detectives to search a storage unit on North Friendship Road in McCracken County, where they located an additional 725 grams of crystal Methamphetamine, a digital scale and two guns. The investigation continued as detectives searched a motel room at 5120 Hinkleville Road in Paducah where they seized additional drug paraphernalia and an additional $10,231 in suspected drug money.

Detectives seized a total of 759 grams of crystal Methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $75,900 and a total of $13,639 in US currency. 
 
Doublin was charged with regarding a traffic control device, no rear view mirror, first degree trafficking in controlled substance, possession of a second degree controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia  
 
Kelley, Jr was charged with firearm enhanced in the first degree, trafficking in controlled substance, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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