MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Two men from Paducah, Kentucky are behind bars after an early morning traffic stop in McCracken County.
According to Deputy Dustin Awberry, deputies stop an SUV just after 1 a.m. on Oaks Road for traffic violations.
Investigators found the driver, Brandon Derickson, 32, to be under the influence of intoxicants. Awberry said Derickson had hypodermic syringes and a white substance believed to be opiates.
His passenger, Gordon Brumley, 44, had a warrant for his arrest out of Fayette County. Deputies also found a pill container with several hydrocodone pills that were not prescribed to Brumley hidden in his sock.
Derickson faces charges for no/expired registration plate, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, possession of a controlled substance, and buy/possess drug paraphernalia.
Brumley is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and buy/possess drug paraphernalia.