Two Paducah Men Arrested After Drug Bust


By Janna Kennedy

PADUCAH - Police arrested two Paducah men yesterday after an undercover drug investigation.

Both men were arrested yesterday around 3:15 p.m. at the 1600 block of Jefferson Street. Police say the department's SWAT team helped make the arrests due to both men's criminal backgrounds. Detectives seized $1,540 in cash. Police also seized crack cocaine worth $300.

Both Hill and Thomas were taken to the McCracken County Jail.

Joshua Hill, 23, faces first-degree trafficking of a controlled substance, and served a summons charging him with second-degree persistent felony offender.

Fabian S. Thomas, 23, faces charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree criminal mischief and possession of marijuana.

Thomas was charged with criminal mischief after he kicked a hole in the wall in an interview room at the police department
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