arrest dukesPADUCAH, Ky. (4/16/13) – On April 15, 2013 at approximately 9:00 PM, 46-year-old Beverly Dukes was arrested by the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department Drug Division.
 
Detectives received information that Dukes had traveled to another county to purchase crack cocaine. Detectives were able to verify the information and locate Dukes.
 
At approximately 9:oo PM, Deputy Latta attempted to stop Duke’s vehicle and observed Dukes throw out items from her window. The items were located and found to be plastic baggies containing crack cocaine.
 
As the investigation continued, detectives learned that Dukes had purchased the cocaine with the intent to sell to other individuals. A quick look at the criminal history of Dukes showed that among her multiple criminal convictions, she had been charged and convicted of three prior drug trafficking charges.
 
Dukes was charged with Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2nd or Subsequent Offense and Tampering With Physical Evidence. She was lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail.
 
Individuals with information pertaining to illegal drug crimes can contact the drug division directly at 270-444-5157.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Jesse Riddle
Photo provided by the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

From the Sheep's Back to Yours: Working with Wool at the Homeplace

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (3/25/15) — The Homeplace 1850's Farm at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area hosts a day… Read More

Gov. Beshear Announces Redesign of Interchange to Preserve Interstate Access for Calvert City

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/25/15) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that engineers designing the corridor for Interstate… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 18, 2015 9422

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 25, 2015 4900

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4859

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4748

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 3998

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3674

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

February 25, 2015 13806

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 09, 2015 12845

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI

Stories Trending Today

March 26, 2015 1339

‘Chasing Rainbow’ Heart Walk Raises Funds for AHA

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 961

Two Injured after Jumping from Second Floor to…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 918

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 26,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 26, 2015 897

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Hopkins Court Clerk
March 26, 2015 857

Teams 'Dodge for the Cure' during Relay for Life…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 851

Baptist Health Honors Staff with Years of Service…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 789

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 26, 2015 717

Kentucky, West Virginia Governors Offer Friendly…

by Office of the Governor
March 26, 2015 676

UPDATE - OPD Seeking Public's Help in Locating…

by Owensboro Police Department
March 26, 2015 538

Hopkins KFB Manager Named Manager of Year

by Kentucky Farm Bureau