Fugitive found in Paducah

Matthew Eggleston

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A Paducah man wanted on multiple warrants was arrested Wednesday.

Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department got information that 30-year-old Matthew Eggleston was at an apartment on South 4th Street in Paducah.

Eggleston had an outstanding warrant for absconding his felony prohibition and two other bench warrant. He was arrested in July and charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, but was released on bond.

Eggleston was found at the apartment and arrested on the outstanding warrants. Detectives also obtained a search warrant and found a quantity of methamphetamine and numerous items of drug paraphernalia in the apartment.

Eggleston was taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail on the outstanding warrants as well as charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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