Woman wanted on drug trafficking charges arrested outside courthouse

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – A woman wanted by the Paducah Police Department in connection with an ongoing drug investigation has been arrested.

Shelia A. “Annie” Shumpert, 57, of Levin Avenue, was wanted on drug trafficking charges.

She was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 16 outside the McCracken County Courthouse.

Officers recognized Shumpert who was sitting in a car on Clarence Gaines Street in front of the courthouse, according to the Paducah Police Department.

A McCracken County grand jury indicted Shumpert on four counts of trafficking a controlled substance on Nov. 4.

The charges stem from a 20-month-long investigation into the illegal sale of fentanyl in Paducah.

Twenty-three people were charged with various drug offenses in September. The investigation has continued.

The investigation is ongoing. Investigators say more people likely will be charged.

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