Staff Report

MURRAY – A Murray man faces several drug charges after the Murray Police Department said a detective searched his home on Tuesday.

MPD spokesman Sgt. Andrew Wiggins said that at 1 p.m. Tuesday, a detective with the Murray Police Department was on Sycamore Street investigating a case. While conducting the investigation, a search of the residence resulted in seizing methamphetamine, approximately one pound of marijuana, other narcotics and other illegal items. As a result, Chris King, 34, of Murray, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. King was lodged in the Calloway County Jail.

MPD said it would like to remind everyone that any person charged with a criminal offense is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you have any information on this or any other crimes and would like to leave an anonymous tip, you can contact the Murray Calloway County Crime Stoppers at 270-753-9500.