Two west Kentucky men were arrested on methamphetamine-related charges following a traffic stop on Lone Oak Road Wednesday afternoon, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the vehicle, Jessy W. Ballard, 27, of Kevil, was arrested for first-degree possession of methamphetamine, and for not having his driver’s license on him. A passenger, Billy J. Jones, 46, of Paducah, was arrested for first-degree trafficking in methamphetamine, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Sheriff’s detectives said approximately 15 grams of crystal methamphetamine were found in the vehicle.

Both men were taken to the McCracken County Jail.

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