2 face drug charges after traffic stop in McCracken County

(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two men face charges after they sold sheriff’s detectives Fentanyl pills, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office.

Over the past several weeks, drug detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office received information and complaints about a Paducah man selling counterfeit pills containing Fentanyl in an around McCracken County.

Seth A. Humphry, 22, of Paducah faces charges of trafficking in controlled substance, 1st 0ffense (Carfentanil or Fentanyl Derivatives) and tampering with hysical evidence.

Brennen L. Johnson, 21, of Paducah faces charges of DUI 1st offense, possession of controlled substance, 1st degree (Fentanyl), complicity to trafficking in controlled substance, 1st offense (Carfentanil or Fentanyl derivatives) and failure to signal.

Humphrey agreed to meet detectives on the parking lot of a Paducah business and sell them 30 Fentanyl pills for $400, according to the sheriff’s office.

On Wednesday, December 21 about 2:30 p.m., Humphrey and Johnson delivered Fentanyl pills, according to the sheriff’s office.

Immediately following the undercover operation, detectives and deputies conducted a traffic stop on their vehicle on I-24 near exit 4.

Humphrey and Johnson were arrested.

During a search of the vehicle, additional Fentanyl pills were found.

Humphrey was found to be in possession of the sheriff’s office pre-copied buy money utilized to purchase the Fentanyl pills, according to the sheriff’s office.

As detectives and deputies were trying to pull them over, Humphrey ingested an unknown amount of Fentanyl pills to avoid being caught with them, according to the sheriff’s office.

Humphrey and Johnson were taken to Lourdes Hospital for treatment.

Once they were released from the hospital, they were taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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