Complaints Lead to Three Arrests in Paducah
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - McCracken County Sheriff's detectives on Thursday began an investigation into alleged drug activity that resulted in the arrest of two men on drug charges and a third man on a warrant from Calloway County.
Detectives began the investigation into the residence on North 34th St. after receiving complaints of alleged illegal drug activity.
Officers say that as they served the warrant, it appeared that 36-year-old Roy Shavez and 40-year-old Michael Burgess had been smoking marijuana. A search of the residence uncovered methamphetamine, marijuana, scales, drug paraphernalia, and an undisclosed amount of money.
Shavez and Burgess were arrested and taken to the McCracken County Jail on drug charges. Another man in the home, 41-year-old Daniel Simmons, was arrested on an outstanding Calloway County warrant for harassing communication. He was taken to the McCracken County Jail as well. Another man at the residence, 19-year-old John Brill, was cited to court for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Sheriff's Department was assisted by the Marshall County Sheriff's Office and a K9 unit from the Paducah Police Department.