Reidland man arrested with $2,500 worth of crystal meth

A Reidland man has been arrested and charged with trafficking meth.

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department says on Thursday detectives saw a car driving erratically in the Lydon Road area.

The driver of the car, 27-year-old Dexter Fletcher, was under the influence of methamphetamine and arrested.

During a search of the car, detectives found baggies of crystal methamphetamine that was packaged for sale, digital scales, plastic baggies, and other assorted drug paraphernalia items.

The meth has an estimated street value of $2,500.

Fletcher was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, careless driving, no rearview mirror, trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to notify the department of transportation of an address change.

He was taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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