Pair faces numerous drug charges

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Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

MURRAY, Ky. - Kentucky State Police arrested two people in Murray last weekend on several drug charges.

Police arrested 19-year-old Joshua Vaughn and 28-year-old Deeanne Natividad after serving a warrant for the arrest of Vaughn, an out-of-state fugitive.

KSP says Vaughn initially provided troopers with a false name, then fled on foot before being captured.

A subsequent search of the car shared by Vaughn and Natividad turned up numerous drugs, along with paraphernalia and a handgun.

Vaughn is charged with Fugitive from Another State, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree, Giving Police Officer False Name, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methemphetamine), 2 Counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine), Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine), Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 2 Counts of Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container, Possession of Marijuana and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

Natividad, meanwhile, is charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine), 2 Counts of Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and Hindering Apprehension 2nd Degree.

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