Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Three Arrested Following Drug Investigations

mccracken sheriffPADUCAH, KY (12/14/11) – The McCracken County Sheriff's Department arrested two Paducah men on various offenses on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 13, after a McCracken County Sheriff's Department Drug Detective observed what he believed to be a drug transaction.
 
On Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 4:15 pm, Detective Ryan Norman observed what he suspected to be a drug transaction between the occupants of 2008 GMC Denali pickup truck and another vehicle. Sergeants Jesse Riddle and Tom Crabtree, who were nearby, located the truck near the intersection of 27th and Jackson Streets in Paducah and stopped it.
 
Deputies identified the driver of the truck as Billie Hastings. The Passenger was identified as Brandon Spann. During the stop, deputies searched Hastings' person and located two syringes, suspected to contain methamphetamine, and a cigarette box that contained several prescription pills. Hastings was determined to be under the influence of several controlled substances and was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs as well as the drug offenses.
 
Deputies then turned their attention to the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, deputies located and seized a black bag underneath Spann's seat that contained a quantity of Methamphetamine, syringes, baggies and a set of digital scales. Spann was also arrested.

hastings bill

spann brandon

In a separate investigation, detectives with drug division stopped and arrested Derrian J. Carruthers after he delivered a simulated controlled substance on the parking lot of a Paducah business located at 538 Lone Oak Road at approximately a 6:22 PM. Carruthers had just delivered the simulated substance and was attempting to leave the area.
 
An earlier investigation conducted by detectives, regarding Carruthers determined that he was actively selling marijuana within 1000 feet of a school on prior dates. Carruthers was found to be in possession of several hundred dollars in US currency suspected to be proceeds from illegal drug sales.
 
A simulated controlled substance is a substance that is fabricated to replicate an actual controlled substance. The substance in question was attempting to be sold as an actual controlled substance.


 carruthers dar

SurfKY News
Information provided by Jesse Riddle

© Copyright 2014 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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Calloway County Schools Announces 'STOP! Tipline'

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/14) — In an effort to use every available resource to maintain a safe learning environment,… Read More

Pet Therapy Visit to Spring Creek

MURRAY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The residents of Spring Creek Health Care recently had a visit from Louis and Levi, two pet… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 22, 2014 3837

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 2723

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 2125

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 2036

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - July…

in News by Madisonville Police Department
July 24, 2014 1719

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 22, 2014 3837

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 23, 2014 1658

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 23,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
July 21, 2014 1192

Madisonville Fire Chief Announces…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1143

Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 950

Families Upset About Piney Groves…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 21, 2014 1363

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed…

in News by Beth Cecil
July 22, 2014 1050

Alliance for a Drug Free Owensboro and…

in News by Carla Shelton
July 23, 2014 986

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Sherry Girten
July 22, 2014 983

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
July 23, 2014 739

Fall Baseball League Registrations

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 21, 2014 2723

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 2125

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1719

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 1518

Greenville Family Loses Home, Possessions…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 1164

Swinging for Sadie Raises $6,000 for…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03