Paducah man arrested on drug, firearm, evading police charges

Paducah man arrested on drug, firearm, evading police charges
Chaz Caneer (Source: Paducah)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office arrested a McCracken County fugitive on several outstanding warrants along with gun and drug offenses.

On July 22, detectives were conducting a night surveillance at an apartment building located at 600 Broadway in Paducah.

Detectives had received information that 31 year-old Chaz Caneer was at the apartment building.

Caneer was wanted on several outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants in Ballard and McCracken Counties.

At around 8:16 p.m. detectives saw Caneer leave the apartment building and enter a car in the parking lot.

When detectives moved in to arrest Caneer, he fled on foot.

Caneer was taken into custody after a short foot chase/struggle.

During a search of Caneer detectives found marijuana and money believed to proceeds of illegal drug sales.

During a search of the car, detectives found an AR-15 .223 caliber rifle, a small quantity of Methamphetamine, a digital scale and syringes.

Caneer is a felon and cannot lawfully possess a firearm.

Caneer was on felony parole at the time of his arrest.

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