Paducah woman misses court, faces even more drug charges
PADUCAH, Ky - A woman who missed a court arraignment faces even more drug charges after detectives located her at her home.
December 5th, Christa Ballard, 34 was scheduled to appear in McCracken County Circuit Court for an arraignment for charges related to Driving under the influence, Methamphetamine trafficking, and several other drug-related charges.
A warrant for Ballard's arrest was issued shortly after her failed appearance.
December 19th, detectives with McCracken County Sheriff's Department were looking for Ballard at her home on Westside Drive in Paducah.
Detectives found her, and placed her under arrest. Detectives also located multiple methamphetamine smoking pipes, a small amount of methamphetamine, and syringes.
Ballard is lodged in the McCracken County Jail with additional charges of Possession of methamphetamine 3rd of greater offense and Possession of drug paraphernalia.