Paducah man arrested after police pursuit on drug charges

Paducah man arrested after police pursuit on drug charges
A Paducah man was arrested after a police chase in McCracken County. (Source: Live 5/File)

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A Paducah man was arrested after a police chase in McCracken County.

Jordan Tyler Ligon, 22, was arrested on Sunday, November 1 and charged with fleeing and evading police, reckless driving, disregarding a stop sign, failure to notify DOT of address change, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -1st, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking in a controlled substance - methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence, criminal mischief - 1st.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy tried to stop Ligon for speeding.

They said he failed to stop and continued at speeds higher than 90-miles-per-hour. He then lost control and crash into a guardrail on Rosewood Dr.

According to deputies, it was determined that Ligon was in possession of a large quantity of methamphetamine.

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