SCOTT sHELBYPADUCAH, KY (3/8/12) – The McCracken County Sheriff's Department arrested a Metropolis Man and charged a Paducah woman with drug offenses yesterday afternoon in McCracken County after they were observed acting suspiciously at a local pharmacy.
 
On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at approximately 2:53 pm, a plain-clothes McCracken County Sheriff's Detective observed Scott Shelby 42, of Metropolis, IL making a Sudafed purchase at a local pharmacy located at 521 Lone Oak in McCracken County. The detective believed that Shelby might possibly be under the influence of Methamphetamine. Shelby was observed leaving the pharmacy and driving on I-24 toward Illinois. Detectives followed Shelby and conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle at the two-mile marker on I-24. During a search of Shelby's vehicle detectives located a glass methamphetamine smoking pipe, a syringe, one unopened box of Sudafed, additional blister packs of Sudafed, a small quantity of methamphetamine and a small quantity of Marijuana. Shelby was arrested on the scene.
 
A subsequent investigation revealed that Shelby had purchased Sudafed 107 times in the past approximate two years and had been blocked from purchasing Sudafed on 100 occasions in Kentucky and Illinois for attempting to buy more than is allowed by state law in a 30 day period. Detectives learned that Shelby had purchased Sudafed in McCracken County on more than ten occasions and then had taken the Sudafed to another individual in Illinois who would make the Methamphetamine. Shelby would receive $40-$50 for each box of Sudafed that he purchased or a quantity of Methamphetamine.
 
In a separate incident, a plain-clothes detective with the Sheriff's department at the same pharmacy, observed several individuals in a 1988 Dodge Ram Charger acting suspiciously. The detective overheard the individuals in the vehicle talking about being under the influence. The vehicle was stopped a short time later near the intersection of Jackson and South 25th Streets at approximately 6:16 pm. During the stop, deputies identified the driver of the vehicle as Jessica Myers. Myers was found to have a bag of marijuana and a bag containing several doses of Vyvanse in her possession, which she did not have a prescription for.
Vyvanse is controlled substance used to treat ADHD.
 
Shelby was lodged in the McCracken County Jail. Meyers was cited to court on will appear in McCracken County District Court on 04/26/2012.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Jesse Riddle

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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...

Collision with Deer Results in Fatality on US 79

GUTHRIE, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP is investigating a single vehicle, fatality… Read More

KSP to Host 'Alive at 25' Teen Driving Class in Calloway County

MURRAY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Kentucky State Police partnered with the National Safety Council and Toyota Motor… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 15, 2015 10242

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5328

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 16, 2015 4978

Roses Coming Soon

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 3898

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 3768

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10242

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 9584

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 22, 2015 3898

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 2974

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 1074

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 926

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 780

Collision with Deer Results in Fatality on US 79

by Trooper S. C. Recke
May 21, 2015 705

UPDATE: Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 652

EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

by Jim Waters
May 20, 2015 595

Four Go to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 574

Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises to Retain…

by Jennifer Brislin