Two Golconda, IL women face drug charges in McCracken County, KY
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two Golconda, Ill. women face charges in McCracken County, Ky. after detectives say they found drug paraphernalia.
Rachael L. Cain, 47, of Golconda faces charges of theft of a controlled substance-morphine, possession of marijuana, possession of a 3rd degree-controlled substance- Diazepam, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Patricia A. Cain, 67, of Golconda faces charges of possession of a controlled substance 1st degree-Hydrocodone.
McCracken County sheriff’s deputies and detectives notified of alleged drug use and medication thefts taking place at a residence in the 200 block of Pugh Road in McCracken County.
Deputies and detectives arrived on scene to investigate just after 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29. They spoke with home health care workers who had been visiting a patient at the home. They were told by home health care workers and a family member that upon their arrival, there was a woman inside the home actively using methamphetamine. Health care workers also told the deputies and detectives that there was a significant amount of medication that was missing that had been prescribed to the patient.
Detectives and deputies found Rachael and Patricia Cain inside the home. Both women claimed that they were an acquaintance of the man who was receiving treatment. Both women appeared to be under the influence of illegal drugs, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office.
Detectives found methamphetamine, marijuana, a glass smoking pipe, doses of diazepam and a digital scale in a search of Rachael Cain’s purse, according to the sheriff’s office. During a search of Rachael Cain’s vehicle detectives also found doses of morphine that were prescribed to the patient at the home, according to the sheriff’s office.
Detectives and deputies spoke with Patricia Cain and she admitted that she had doses of Hydrocodone concealed on her that she did not have a prescription for. The pills were seized.
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Both women were arrested and taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail. The medical patient was taken to a medical facility.