Police search Paducah woman's purse, find syringes

While searching deputies said they found several syringes that contained suspected...
While searching deputies said they found several syringes that contained suspected methamphetamine. (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)
Updated: Aug. 24, 2018 at 7:20 AM CDT
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PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Drug charges were given to a Paducah, Kentucky woman police said was accused of theft.

Nancy Harper was charged with having an outstanding Ballard County Bench Warrant. possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Thursday, Aug. 23, around 4:30 p.m. deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department were working in a security capacity at Paducah Shooter's Supply on Cairo Rd.

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Deputies said they were alerted of a suspicious female that employees believed to be shoplifting.

Nancy Harper, 27, was identified and consented to a search of her purse. While searching deputies said they found several syringes that contained suspected methamphetamine.

Harper also had an outstanding warrant out of Ballard County for drug-related offenses.

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