4 face drug charges in 3 separate McCracken County investigations

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Four people face drug charges in different investigations in McCracken County.

McCracken County Sheriff’s detectives conducted a joint investigation with the Carlisle County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 16. Detectives executed a search warrant early Sunday morning (Jan. 16) at 211 Colony Drive in McCracken County. During a search of the apartment and a vehicle on the property, detectives found and seized 48 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana and doses of Clonazepam. Tyler Copeland, 20, and Kori Lane, 23, who live in the apartment were arrested and face charges. Tyler E. Copeland 20, faces charges of trafficking in methamphetamine 2nd or greater offense, trafficking in marijuana less then eight ounces 2nd offense, possession of a 3rd degree controlled substance-Clonazempam and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lane faces possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of a 3rd degree controlled substance-Clonazempam and possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

Detectives conducted a traffic stop on Jan. 20 about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Commerce and Cairo Road. Donnie Garlic, 51, was driving the vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office. During the investigation Garlic was found to have an outstanding parole violation warrant. Garlic was arrested. During a search of the vehicle detectives found a set of digital scales and a small amount of methamphetamine, according to the sheriff’s office. Investigators found additional drugs and paraphernalia after executing a search warrant at Garlic’s home in Mayfield.  Garlic faces failure to or improper signal, no registration plates, possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia charges.

Detectives conducted a traffic stop on Jan. 21 on a vehicle that pulled into a home at 8680 Palestine School Road in West Paducah. During the stop, detectives cited the driver and impounded the vehicle. Detectives made contact with another man on the property who was clearly under the influence of illegal drugs, according to the sheriff’s office. During the investigation detectives found a loaded handgun concealed on Tobey Wren, 44, and two bags of marijuana, according to the sheriff’s office. The investigation revealed that Wren was convicted felon and unable to lawfully possess a handgun. Wren was arrested and faces possession of handgun by a felon, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia charges. The other man was cited to court for traffic offenses.

All four people were taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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