Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking arrest in McCracken Co., - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking arrest in McCracken Co., KY

Jeremy M. Tabor (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) Jeremy M. Tabor (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Two people are behind bars in McCracken County, Kentucky after a traffic stop led to a drug trafficking arrest on Sunday, June 11.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a silver 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan for traffic violations on Irvin Cobb Drive on Sunday afternoon. Deputies made contact with the driver, identified as Ariel D. Tinsley, 24, of Salem, Kentucky, and the passenger, Jeremy M. Tabor, 35, of Marion, Kentucky.

Deputies immediately observed drug paraphernalia in plain view, which was sitting on Tabor’s lap. They also observed Tabor attempting to hide other items of drug paraphernalia along with illicit drugs.

During a search of the vehicle, deputies found Tabor to be in possession of a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, numerous Hydrocodone pills and assorted items of drug paraphernalia. The items located were consistent with illicit drug use and trafficking. Tabor was in possession of an unknown amount of money, which is believed to be the proceeds from illegal drug sales.

Tinsley was issued a citation for traffic offenses and released. Tabor was arrested and transported to the McCracken County Regional Jail, where he was lodged.

Tinsley is charged with the following:

  • One head light
  • Operating on suspended or revoked operators license
  • Possessing license when privileges are revoked
  • Failure to produce insurance card

Tabor is charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in controlled substance - 1st degree (methamphetamine)
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession controlled substance 1st degree 1st Offense (drug unspecified)
  • Tampering with physical evidence
  • Drug paraphernalia- BUY/POSSESS
  • Menacing

The investigation remains ongoing.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2017 KFVS. All rights reserved.

 

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Man who shot judge is father of player convicted of rape

    Man who shot judge is father of player convicted of rape

    Monday, August 21 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-08-21 14:11:25 GMT
    Monday, August 21 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-08-21 21:54:33 GMT

    Ohio officials say a county judge was shot and wounded as he walked toward a courthouse, and the suspect was killed when a probation officer returned fire.

    Ohio officials say a county judge was shot and wounded as he walked toward a courthouse, and the suspect was killed when a probation officer returned fire.

  • Hike turns tragic when parents tumble off cliff in New York

    Hike turns tragic when parents tumble off cliff in New York

    Monday, August 21 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-08-21 13:21:40 GMT
    Monday, August 21 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-08-21 21:44:16 GMT

    A family hike in a western New York gorge turns tragic when a mother and father died after falling off a cliff and their 4-year-old son was seriously injured.

    A family hike in a western New York gorge turns tragic when a mother and father died after falling off a cliff and their 4-year-old son was seriously injured.

  • WATCH: 2017 total solar eclipse

    WATCH: 2017 total solar eclipse

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:52 PM EDT2017-08-21 17:52:35 GMT
    Watch coverage of the total solar eclipse Monday as it passes over the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)Watch coverage of the total solar eclipse Monday as it passes over the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)

    Watch coverage of the total solar eclipse Monday as it passes over the U.S.

    Watch coverage of the total solar eclipse Monday as it passes over the U.S.

Powered by Frankly