Couple in camper arrested on crystal meth charges

Couple in camper arrested on crystal meth charges
Maurtia M. Dunn & Benny L. Dawson are facing charges in the investigation (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A McCracken County couple are facing drug charges after the execution of a search warrant on Bechtold Road on Tuesday, April 23.

The serach warrant was executed at a camper with a woman and small child inside. Detectives seized crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia from inside the camper according to the sheriff’s office.

A man who lives at the camper was later arrested at a residence on US 60. A K-9 alerted to the presence of drugs coming the man’s truck. Crystal meth was seized from the vehicle.

Those arrested include: Maurtia M. Dunn 33, of Bechtold Road for Possession of Methamphetamine; Possession of Marijuana; Drug Paraphernalia and Wanton endangerment 1st degree.

Benny L. Dawson 38, of Bechtold Road for Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia.

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