2 Kentucky residents arrested on several drug charges

2 people are arrested after a traffic stop leads to drug related charges in Kentucky
Published: Jan. 29, 2023 at 8:41 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 29, 2023 at 9:28 PM CST
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PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - A Kentucky man and woman were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop.

On January 29, Alyssa C. Barton, 29, from Hopkinsville, Ky. and Timothy N. Barry, 36, from Paducah, Ky., were stopped in a 2012 Chevrolet passenger car by a McCracken County deputy, who was assisted by Officer Hendrickson and his partner, a K-9 unit Joker.

According to a release from the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, Barton and Barry were allegedly in possession of crystal meth, marijuana, digital weight scales and other drug paraphernalia.

Barry was later reportedly found with additional quantities of crystal meth and marijuana on his person.

Barton and Barry were taken to McCracken County Regional Jail.

Barton was charged with no tail lamps, drug paraphernalia buy/possess, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine) first offense.

Barry was charged with drug paraphernalia buy/possess, possession of marijuana and trafficking in a controlled substance first degree second offense > or = 2gs.