Paducah woman on probation now facing drug charges - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Paducah woman on probation now facing drug charges

Melony J. Dawson (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Department) Melony J. Dawson (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Department)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A Paducah, Kentucky woman on felony probation is now facing drug charges.

Melony J. Dawson, 41, of Paducah, was charged with possession of first degree controlled substance - heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, detectives received information alleging Dawson was involved in illegal drug activity in the 2000 block of Cornell Street in Paducah.

Sheriff's detectives and officers with the Kentucky Department of Probation and Parole found Dawson at the home at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 19.

The detectives and officers searched the home and seized a quantity of heroin, syringes and other assorted drug paraphernalia.

Dawson was arrested and taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.

According to the sheriff's department, she was on felony probation at the time of her arrest for trafficking in heroin.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2015 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Entrepreneurs wanted at Walmart Open Call for products

    Entrepreneurs wanted at Walmart Open Call for products

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:39 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:39:24 GMT
    (Source: Walmart)(Source: Walmart)
    (Source: Walmart)(Source: Walmart)

    Walmart is asking for made-in-the-USA products and giving people a chance to secure a seat at a table with one of the company’s buyers by visiting walmart-jump.com; the deadline is May 4.

    Walmart is asking for made-in-the-USA products and giving people a chance to secure a seat at a table with one of the company’s buyers by visiting walmart-jump.com; the deadline is May 4.

  • Senate OKs raising smoking to those under 21

    Senate OKs raising smoking to those under 21

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:10:02 GMT
    Senate voted to raise the smoking age to 21 (Source: Pixabay)Senate voted to raise the smoking age to 21 (Source: Pixabay)

    The Illinois Senate has voted to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21.

    The Illinois Senate has voted to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21.

  • What you need to know April 26

    What you need to know April 26

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-26 09:34:50 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    Good morning, it is Thursday, April 26. First Alert Forecast Some areas will still see light showers as they wake up and turn on the Breakfast Show. 

    Good morning, it is Thursday, April 26. First Alert Forecast Some areas will still see light showers as they wake up and turn on the Breakfast Show. 

Powered by Frankly