Traffic Stop Leads to Three Meth Arrests
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - A traffic stop in Paducah Saturday night lead to the arrest of three people for Methamphetamine- related offenses.
Late Saturday, McCracken County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a car driven by 31-year-old Brandee Wallace of Paducah for having a passenger who was not wearing a seat belt. Also in the vehicle were 36-year-old Tina Shaw and 26-year-old William Houston, both of Paducah.
A search was conducted during the traffic stop and deputies located methamphetamine residue in a container and some pseudoephedrine pills. In the trunk, deputies located several active meth labs, numerous items used in the manufacturing of meth, and assorted drug paraphernalia.
Deputies continued the investigation and discovered the pseudoephedrine pills had been purchased for use in making methamphetamine, and that Wallace had consumed illicit drugs while pregnant.
Wallace is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine- first offense, unlawful distribution of a methamphetamine precursor- first offense, 4th degree controlled substance endangerment of a child, operating a vehicle on a suspended license, and not wearing a seat belt.
Houston is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine- first offense.
Shaw is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine- first offense, unlawful distribution of a methamphetamine precursor- first offense, possession of controlled substance (1st degree, Methamphetamine), possession of controlled substance (3rd degree) and possession of drug paraphernalia.