Man Arrested for Drug Charges

A Paducah, Kentucky man has been charged with several drug-related offenses. Police say, on Wednesday, June 5, at 10:15 a.m. police pulled over Darrin Cooper, 54, of Harrison Street. Drug detectives have received information that Cooper was selling prescription drugs, specifically opioids. He was arrested and officer executed a search warrant of his home and vehicle. Police found numerous Hydrocodone and Percocet pills, more than a pound of marijuana and more than $3,300 in cash. Cooper was charged with two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, two counts of trafficking in marijuana and being a persistent felony offender. The suspect was taken to the McCracken County Jail. The incident is still being investigated.

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