6 arrested in McCracken County after multi-agency drug investigation

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – McCracken County sheriff’s deputies arrested six people Monday night after a multi-agency drug investigation.

Detectives from McCracken, Marshall, Calloway, and Graves County sheriff’s offices along with Drug Enforcement Administration agents worked together on numerous drug investigations in the past week.

Six people were arrested at a Paducah hotel in the 5000 block of Cairo Road.

Detectives seized more than 2.4lbs of crystal methamphetamine, more than $7,000 in suspected drug money and assorted drug paraphernalia.

All six people were taken in the McCracken County Regional Jail.

Billy J. Burns, 30, of Hansen Road in Paducah faces trafficking in methamphetamine 2nd or subsequent offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating on suspended license charges.

Brett M. Nance, 38, of Murray faces conspiracy to trafficking in methamphetamine 1st offense, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

Jeremiah W. Williams, 42, of Springview Drive in McCracken County faces a conspiracy to trafficking in methamphetamine 1st offense charge.

Thomas Venzera, 32, of Burldean Drive in McCracken County faces charges of conspiracy to trafficking in methamphetamine 2nd offense and operating on suspended license.

Pamela L. Bettencourt, 37, of Joe Clifton Drive in Paducah faces conspiracy to trafficking in methamphetamine 1st offense, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

Donald K. Duncan, 51, of Salem, faces charges of trafficking in methamphetamine 2nd or subsequent offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

If you, or someone you know is struggling with drug use, help is available through the Badges of Hope program. Call 270-444-4719 to tap here for more information.

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