Drug arrest 01 300MAYFIELD, Ky. (8/1/14) — On Thursday, July 31, 2014 the Kentucky State Police conducted an undercover narcotics investigation which resulted in the seizure of approximately one half pound of methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $22,000 dollars.

During the course of this investigation, the Kentucky State Police learned of a shipment of methamphetamine that was destined for the western Kentucky area. As a result of the investigation, a traffic stop was conducted on North Sutton Lane approximately 1 mile west of Mayfield.

KSP arrested Mauricio R. Ramirez, 22, of Union City, Tenn. Mr. Ramirez was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, First Degree, First Offense, greater than or equal to 2 Grams (Class C Felony) and Buy/Possess Drug Paraphernalia (Class A Misdemeanor) and was lodged in the Graves County Jail.

KSP was assisted by the ATF (Paducah), McCracken County Sheriff’s Department and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.

The investigation continues by KSP.

Anyone with drug information may contact the Kentucky State Police at (270) 856-3721 or toll-free in Kentucky, at (800) 222-5555; callers may remain anonymous. The public can also “text-a-tip” to 67283 and remain anonymous.

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