Paducah man faces strangulation, assault, other charges

Mark C. Stigger (Source: Paducah Police Department)
Mark C. Stigger (Source: Paducah Police Department)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – A Paducah man faces strangulation and other charges after he was arrested outside his home Thursday afternoon.

Mark C. Stigger, 27, of Palm Street, faces charges of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana and on warrants charging him with first-degree strangulation, fourth-degree assault and parole violation.

Paducah police patrol officers and detectives found Stigger sitting in the driver’s side rear seat of a vehicle in front of his home.

When Stigger was asked to step out of the vehicle, a small baggie of marijuana fell from his lap, according to the Paducah Police Department.

In the floorboard where Stigger was sitting, officers found a Glock handgun, according to police.

Detectives say Stigger has multiple felony convictions, including one for second-degree assault in McCracken County. Therefore, he is not allowed to possess firearms.

Stigger was booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.

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