Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department arrested Katie Marion, 28, of Paducah Saturday night on drug related charges. 

According to sheriff’s deputies, a traffic stop on a 1996 GMC pickup truck was made for traffic violations on Dixie Avenue.  Investigators said during the stop, a deputy saw Marion conceal a plastic baggies in her pants.  

A search of the pickup revealed several syringes containing meth in Marion’s purse, deputies said.  A quantity of methamphetamine was also located on her. At that time Marion was arrested and the driver in the car was not charged and released. 

Katie Marion is charged with the following: Failure to notify of address change, Possession of controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense (methamphetamine), Possession of drug paraphernalia, Tampering with physical evidence, Giving officer false name or address. 

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