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Two people accused of methamphetamine trafficking in McCracken Co.

(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
Destiny Elder (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) Destiny Elder (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
Deantonio O. McGee (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) Deantonio O. McGee (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Two people are accused of methamphetamine trafficking in McCracken County, Kentucky.

Destiny Elder, 23, of Paducah, was charged with first degree trafficking in controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of marijuana.

Deantonio O. McGee, 31, of Paducah, was charged with first degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

According to McCracken County deputies, they conducted a traffic stop at around 1:25 p.m. on August 17 in the 2500 block of Jackson Street.

Detectives say the traffic stop was because of a search warrant they had following an ongoing investigation.

After a search of the vehicle, a 2004 Cadillac, detectives say they found about 35 grams of crystal meth, more than $2,000 in cash, digital scales, a Ruger 9mm semi-automatic pistol and other drug-related items, including evidence of drug trafficking.

According to detectives, they also searched a home in question in the 2000 block of Clark Street. They say the found additional illegal drugs and items of drug paraphernalia inside.

Elder and McGee were taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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