2 Kentucky men arrested after meth, 63 firearms found | Crime
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Two men were arrested Thursday in Paducah after police found meth and guns in a home.
Ronald Andrews, 55, of Boaz, Ky. and Dewayne Fike, 35, of Paducah, were charged with trafficking controlled substance (methamphetamine).
Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department Drug Division observed suspicious activity at a home in the Farley area of Paducah after receiving multiple complaints alleging a regular occurrence of illegal drug activity.
Deputy Steve Croft and his K9 Pepo stopped Andrews' vehicle leaving the home after he committed a traffic violation. During Croft’s investigation, K9 Pepo located methamphetamine, methamphetamine paraphernalia and prescription pain medication concealed in the vehicle.
Andrews is a convicted felon. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, he had just traded his doses of Hydrocodone for crystal methamphetamine.
McCracken County detectives notified Graves County drug detectives who seized more drugs as well as 63 firearms from his home.
Andrews was charged with trafficking controlled substance 2nd degree, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and traffic offenses.
In a follow up investigation, McCracken County Sheriff’s Department conducted surveillance of Fike.
Fike was arrested on Aug. 14 for several felony drug offenses as well as wanton endangerment 1st degree and criminal mischief 1st degree.
Detectives located Fike at a business located at 3220 Irvin Cobb Dr. Fike was observed selling methamphetamine to another person, according to the sheriff's department. Fike was later found inside the business and arrested Thursday.
Fike was charged with trafficking controlled substance and lodged in the McCracken County Jail.
More charges are pending against both Andrews and Fike.
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