McCracken Traffic Stop Leads to Two Meth Arrests
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY - Two people face drug and other charges in McCracken County.

Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department conducted a traffic stop on Wednesday in the 3200 block of Benton Road. Both the driver, 52-year-old Peggy Roberts, and a passenger, 27-year-old Bryan Cook, were arrested on drug charges.

During the stop, deputies learned that Cook was providing them with a false name. Deputies later learned that Cook had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. After placing Cook under arrest, deputies allegedly found methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia on him. During a probable cause search of the vehicle, deputies reportedly found additional methamphetamine in a purse belonging to Roberts.

Cook was served with a warrant for possession of meth 3rd or greater offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to notify department of transportation of an address change. Cook was additionally charged with giving an officer false identifying information, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine 3rd or greater offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Roberts was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license, failure to produce an insurance card, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both were lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail.

Published 07:09 PM, Sunday Jun. 09, 2019
Updated 09:38 PM, Monday Jun. 10, 2019

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