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Three Arrested in Multi-County Drug Investigation
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - An ongoing drug investigation in Livingston and McCracken County led to the arrest of three people on Saturday.

Kentucky State Police troopers and McCracken County deputies searched a home on Woodward Street at 12:30 p.m. after an investigation into possible drug trafficking.

Over the course of the search, authorities reportedly found four pounds of suspected crystal methamphetamine, liquid methamphetamine, approximately $34,000 in cash, and two handguns.

The investigation led to the arrest of 35-year-old Jesse B. Leach, 33-year-old Jennifer L. Brimhall, both of Paducah, and 43-year-old Sean M. Smith of Ledbetter.

Leach and Brimhall were each charged with engaging in organized crime, trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), convicted felon in possession of a handgun, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Smith is charged with possession of a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled substance first offense (methamphetamine), tampering with physical evidence, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing.

Published 08:56 PM, Saturday Jan. 09, 2021
Updated 06:31 PM, Sunday Jan. 10, 2021

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