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Kentucky State Police Arrest Paducah Man for Trafficking Methamphetamine

Date of News Release: 9/11/2017

EDDYVILLLE, Ky. (September 11, 2017) – Kentucky State Police arrested a Paducah man Sunday night following a traffic stop on Interstate 24. At approximately 9:00 p.m., KSP Troopers stopped a passenger car for speeding near the 40 mile marker of Interstate 24 in Lyon County. During the stop, a search of the vehicle was conducted. Troopers located a small amount of marijuana and approximately 7 ounces of methamphetamine inside the vehicle.

Cynthia R. Snyder, age 28, of Paducah, KY, was cited for Possession of Marijuana. She was then released with the vehicle.

Jerick D. Carruthers, age 36, of Paducah, KY was arrested and charged with Speeding, Operating a Motor Vehicle on a Suspended License, and First Degree Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). He was lodged in Caldwell County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper T.J. Williams. 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.