Two Face Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN - A Paducah man and a Louisville woman are facing numerous drug charges following a traffic stop.

On Friday, drug detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff's Office noticed 50-year-old John D. Suggs driving on Cairo Road.

Detectives performed a traffic stop, reportedly knowing that Suggs had a suspended driver's license. After speaking with Suggs and his passenger, 41-year-old Alicia Jones of Louisville, K-9 officer Oscar was brought to the scene and alerted deputies that there might be illegal drugs in the vehicle.

Detectives searched Suggs and reportedly found 8.7 grams of cocaine, a set of digital scales, and a small amount of marijuana. According to detectives, a search of his vehicle uncovered a cocaine smoking pipe and a small amount of cocaine in Jones' purse.

Both Suggs and Jones were arrested and lodged in the McCracken County Jail.

Suggs is charged with first degree trafficking in a controlled substance second or greater offense (cocaine), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and operating a vehicle on a suspended license. Jones is charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance third offense or greater (cocaine), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Published 08:30 PM, Friday Sep. 25, 2020
Updated 06:30 PM, Saturday Sep. 26, 2020



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