PADUCAH, KY (5/10/12) – A joint investigation conducted by the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, Marshall County Sheriff's Department, Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force and the bureau of alcohol tobacco and firearms led to the arrests of several individuals on various offenses over the course of the past two days.
On May 8, 2012, Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department Drug Division began an investigation after receiving complaints of Marijuana growing at a McCracken County residence located at 2111 Lane Road. During the investigation detectives searched the residence, a detached garage and a wooded area on the property. Detectives seized an approximate 3-foot tall marijuana plant, numerous marijuana smoking pipes, bags of marijuana, doses of Lortab and a loaded .38 caliber revolver that had the serial number scratched off. Detectives also located numerous areas where marijuana plants had been kept in the recent past. Detectives arrested James and Robert Lambert at the residence. A third man, Bradley Holly, was charged with Marijuana and drug paraphernalia found in a vehicle on the property. A subsequent investigation by Sheriff's Detectives revealed that James Lambert had also recently stole jewelry from a Paducah residence on 04-20-2012. Lambert was working for a local business that had been hired to complete work on the home when the theft occurred. The investigation revealed that Lambert had sold the stolen items to a local pawn shop.
Robert Lambert was out on bond at the time these offenses occurred for robbery.
On May 9, 2012, Detectives learned that Steven Williams, who was a convicted felon, was in possession of a handgun and controlled substances at the Paducah Library located at 555 Washington Street. Detectives located Williams and took him into custody without incident at 1:19 pm. During a search of Williams detectives located a concealed holster, marijuana and doses of Oxycodone. In Williams vehicle detectives located and seized a loaded semi-automatic 9mm handgun. The subsequent investigation revealed that Williams was planning on meeting an individual to sell them the Oxycodone on the parking lot. Marshall County Sheriff's Detectives assisted in the investigation, traveling to a Gilbertsville residence, where an additional AK-47 assault rifle that allegedly belonged to Williams was seized. Williams was lodged in the McCracken County Jail.
Williams was on felony probation for drug trafficking offenses at the time of his arrest.
Also on May 9, at approximately 7:29 pm, Detectives served a search warrant at 3010 Hovekamp Road. During a search of the residence detectives seized a quantity of marijuana, an AR-15 assault rifle, a Tec-9 9mm handgun and a pistol grip shotgun that were in close proximity to the marijuana. Detectives arrested Jesse Tullis, a resident of 3010 Hovekamp Road. Additionally detectives cited Calen Kennedy for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the residence after a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.
On May 10, Detectives executed a search warrant at 1425 Bluebird Lane at approximately 3am. Mark Holmes, a resident there was arrested in connection with a Heroin trafficking investigation. During a search of the residence detectives located and seized quantities of Heroin, Marijuana, syringes and spoons. Detectives also arrested Tiffany Lumbley on drug offenses while at the residence.
Lumbley and Holmes were charged with wanton endangerment offenses due to the fact that illegal drugs and paraphernalia were in areas that would have been easily accessible to the small children who were also staying at the residence.
Information provided by Jesse Riddle
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