McCracken Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY - Two people were arrested following a traffic stop in McCracken County Saturday.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Office said a deputy stopped a car after it failed to stop at a posted stop on Benton Road. During the traffic stop, the deputy allegedly observed items of drug paraphernalia. The driver, 34-year-old Marshall Cook of Cairo, IL, and the passenger, 46-year-old Hope Littlepage of Benton, KY, were detained and the vehicle was searched.

During the search, deputies reportedly found methamphetamine, hydrocodone pills and items of drug paraphernalia. Deputies also learned that Cook had an active warrant for his arrest from McCracken County Circuit Court for burglary charges.

Both Cook and Littlepage were arrested and taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail. Cook is charged with possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to produce an insurance card, no registration receipt and disregarding a stop sign. He was also arrested on the warrant for 2nd degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking under $500.

Littlepage is charged with possession of meth, possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence and sell or transfer of simulated controlled substance.



Published 09:30 AM, Sunday Feb. 21, 2021
Updated 08:31 AM, Monday Feb. 22, 2021



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