Traffic Stop in Paducah Leads to Drug, DUI Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - A Paducah man is facing drug and DUI related charges after a traffic stop.

On Wednesday, McCracken County Drug Division detectives performed a traffic stop on a vehicle on Irvin Cobb Drive for alleged traffic violations. According to detectives, they determined that the driver, 43-year-old Billy Burkeen of Paducah, was under the influence of a substance.

Deputies searched his vehicle and allegedly found a methamphetamine pipe with a small amount of methamphetamine inside. Burkeen was arrested and lodged in the McCracken County Jail.

He is being charged with first offense DUI, possession of methamphetamine, careless driving, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no turn signal.

Published 06:18 PM, Thursday May. 21, 2020
Updated 08:38 PM, Thursday May. 21, 2020



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