Paducah man faces drug trafficking charges


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. - A Paducah man is behind bars after allegedly trafficking methamphetamine.

Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department say they arrested 28-year-old Christopher Battoe on an unrelated arrest warrant. Drug paraphernalia was found during the arrest.

Deputies later searched a home on Oaks Road and found an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine.

Police charged Battoe with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree. He is in the McCracken County Jail.