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Pregnant Woman Arrested After Routine Traffic Stop Ends with Meth Charges

meth arrest mccracken 300PADUCAH, Ky. (3/3/14) — McCracken County Sheriff deputies conducted a traffic stop where a passenger was not wearing a seat belt on 10: 56 p.m.

The vehicle was driven by Brandee Wallace, 31, of Paducah.

Tina Shaw, 36, of Paducah and William Houston, 26, of Paducah were passengers.
 
During the course of the traffic stop, a search of the vehicle was conducted.

Deputies located methamphetamine residue in a container and a quantity of pseudoephedrine pills in the passenger compartment of the vehicle. In the trunk, deputies located several active meth labs as well as numerous items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. There were also numerous used needles and other paraphernalia associated with methamphetamine use located in the trunk.
 
Deputies continued that investigation and discovered that pseudoephedrine pills had been purchased for use in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Investigation revealed that Wallace had consumed illicit drugs while being pregnant.
 
Brandee Wallace was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine first offense, unlawful distribution of meth precursor first offense, controlled substance endangerment of child fourth degree, operating on a suspended license, and no seat belt.

William Houston was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine first offense.
 
Tina Shaw was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine first offense, unlawful distribution of meth precursor first offense, possession of controlled substance first degree methamphetamine, possession of controlled substance third degree, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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