2 arrested, large amount of drugs seized in Paducah, Ky.

2 arrested, large amount of drugs seized in Paducah, Ky.
Detectives said they found several thousand Ecstasy pills, 12 suspected fentanyl pills, about 9 ounces of synthetic marijuana, 2 grams of meth, a quantity of marijuana and nearly a pound of cocaine. (Source: Paducah Police Department)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - Two people were arrested and a large amount of drugs were seized during an investigation on Monday, March 22.

Alexander Sains, 37, was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree strangulation, trafficking in a controlled substance (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives), first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 4 grams, cocaine), trafficking in synthetic drugs and first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (drug unspecified).

Icesis Sykes, 40, was arrested on charges of complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives), complicity to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 4 grams, cocaine), complicity to trafficking in synthetic drugs and complicity to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (drug unspecified).

Detectives said they found several thousand Ecstasy pills, 12 suspected fentanyl pills, about 9 ounces of synthetic marijuana, 2 grams of meth, a quantity of marijuana and nearly a pound of cocaine. (Source: Paducah Police Department)
Detectives said they found several thousand Ecstasy pills, 12 suspected fentanyl pills, about 9 ounces of synthetic marijuana, 2 grams of meth, a quantity of marijuana and nearly a pound of cocaine. (Source: Paducah Police Department) (Source: Paducah Police Department)

According to Paducah police, the investigation began with a report of an assault on Monday morning involving Alexander Sains.

They said they found Sains at his apartment on Twinson Court that afternoon. When they arrived, they smelled marijuana and got a warrant to search the home.

Inside, police say they found several thousand Ecstasy pills, weighing about 4 pounds; 12 suspected fentanyl pills; about 9 ounces of synthetic marijuana; 2 grams of methamphetamine; a quantity of marijuana and nearly a pound of cocaine.

Detectives said they found several thousand Ecstasy pills, 12 suspected fentanyl pills, about 9 ounces of synthetic marijuana, 2 grams of meth, a quantity of marijuana and nearly a pound of cocaine. (Source: Paducah Police Department)
Detectives said they found several thousand Ecstasy pills, 12 suspected fentanyl pills, about 9 ounces of synthetic marijuana, 2 grams of meth, a quantity of marijuana and nearly a pound of cocaine. (Source: Paducah Police Department) (Source: Paducah Police Department)

Sains and another person in the apartment, Icesis Sykes, were arrested and booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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