Man arrested after deputies respond to disturbance call

A man wanted for questioning in a disturbance Saturday afternoon was later pulled over and arrested on drug charges.

McCracken County deputies responded to a disturbance call in the area of College Avenue around 2:30pm.  They spoke with a woman who said she had been in a verbal altercation with Andre Tompkins, 28, of Paducah.  She said Tompkins threatened her and he was armed with a handgun.  He then left the area. 

About an hour later, a concerned citizen called 911 to report a man matching Tompkins’ description was picked up by a passerby.  

The vehicle was located in the area of Blandville Road.  A traffic stop was conducted and Tompkins was arrested.  He was found with marijuana at the time of his arrest.  Tompkins is also charged with drug paraphernalia, possession of synthetic drugs and three arrest warrants for failure to appear out of McCracken County.

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