2 arrested after more than $170K worth of cocaine, meth found

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two men from McCracken County face drug charges after a drug investigation Wednesday night.

Clarence Hubbard, 54, of Harris Road in McCracken County faces charges of trafficking in methamphetamine 2nd or subsequent offense, trafficking in cocaine 2nd or subsequent offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bart R. Cagle, 56, of Old US Highway 60 West in McCracken County faces charges of trafficking in a 3rd controlled substance-Gabapentin, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

McCracken County Sheriff’s Office drug detectives conducted an investigation on Aug. 24 that led to them obtaining a search warrant for a home located at 5445 Harris Road in McCracken County.

Clarence Hubbard, 54, was selling illegal drugs from the home, according to the sheriff’s office.

Detectives found Hubbard and Cagle at the home. Detectives also found a small amount of crystal methamphetamine and marijuana on Bart Cagle.

During a search of Cagle’s vehicle, detectives found a large number of prescription medications, which were illegally possessed, according to the sheriff’s office.

Detectives also located and seized almost four pounds of crystal methamphetamine and approximately 150 grams of powder cocaine.

Hubbard and Cagle were arrested and taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.

Hubbard has a prior conviction for trafficking in cocaine that enhances the new drug trafficking charges.

The seized drugs, if sold on the street in user amounts, could have had an estimated street value of more than $170,000, according to the sheriff’s office.

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the Paducah Police K-9 Unit.

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