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Kentucky State Police Arrest Two Females for Drug Offenses

Date of News Release: 10/23/2017

GILBERTSVILLE, KY (October 23, 2017) – Two local females were arrested for various drug related charges following a Sunday afternoon traffic stop. At approximately 4:30 p.m., Trooper Eric West stopped a passenger car in Gilbertsville for speeding. During the stop, a search of the vehicle was conducted. Located during the search were various drugs, paraphernalia, and a sum of money. More drugs were located during a search of the passenger of the vehicle.

The driver, Lisa A. Ferguson, age 54, of Clinton, Kentucky, was arrested and charged with First Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Speeding, and No Insurance.

The passenger, Kaitlin L. Myrick, age 25, of West Paducah, Kentucky, was arrested and charged with First Degree Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), First Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (Percocet), Second Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (Xanax), Second Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (Suboxone), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Tampering with Physical Evidence. Both were lodged in the Marshall County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Eric West. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.