Paducah woman faces drug charges in Graves County

April Renee Jones (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)
April Renee Jones (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – A Paducah woman faces drug charges after she was arrested in Graves County on Nov. 21.

April Renee Jones, 47, faces charges of trafficking in a controlled substance 1st offense over 2 grams of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance 3rd offense or greater (methamphetamine).

During November, detectives with the Graves County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation and controlled buys were conducted from several individuals in the Symsonia area of Graves County.

Some methamphetamine was purchased from Jones, according to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives found Jones traveling north on KY 131, just south of the elementary school. She drove into a driveway and detectives conducted a traffic stop taking Jones into custody on Monday, Nov. 21 about 4:20 p.m.

A search of her vehicle yielded more methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia that is commonly used for personal use of the illegal substance, according to the sheriff’s office.

Jones pleaded guilty on November 7 in McCracken County to possession of a controlled substance 3rd offense or greater (methamphetamine) and was sentenced to supervised probation for four years.

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