2 Paducah men arrested on drug charges after traffic stop
PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – Two Paducah men face drug charges after a traffic stop on Sunday.
A deputy with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Sheehan Bridge Road on February 12 around 12:15 a.m.
The vehicle was a 2001 Mitsubishi passenger car that was driven by 44-year-old Christopher K. Reed of Paducah with 48-year-old Decovan D. Bell of Paducah as a passenger, according to the sheriff’s office.
During the investigation, “K-9 Vegas” was deployed.
Reed and Bell were in possession of 17.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, Viagra pills, digital weight scales, plastic baggies, $557 in cash, and other items related to drug paraphernalia, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office.
Bell had two outstanding warrants for failing to appear and for probation violation (felony offense).
Reed and Bell were arrested and taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.
Christopher K. Reed, 44 of Paducah faces charges of careless driving, driving on DUI suspended license, DUI 2nd offense (non-alcohol DUI), illegal possession of a legend drug, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8oz) 1st offense and trafficking in a controlld substance 1st degree 1st offense > or = 2gs (methamphetamine).
Decovan D. Bell, 48, of Paducah faces charges of illegal possession of a legend drug, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8oz) 1st offense, trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree 2nd offense > or = 2gs (methamphetamine) and warrant x2.