Arrest for Marijuana Growing Operation

Time:  1:41 p.m.

Date:  Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Location:  200 block of Beiderman Street, Paducah

Suspect:  James E. Givens, 34, of the 200 block of Beiderman Street, arrested on charges of cultivating marijuana and possessing drug paraphernalia


A Paducah man was arrested after Paducah Police Department Drug and Vice Enforcement officers found a small marijuana growing operation in his home. Det. Justin Rundles said investigators went to the home of James E. Givens in the 200 block of Beiderman Street to follow up on information they had received. Rundles said Givens consented to a search of his home, and admitted he was growing marijuana in the home. Officers seized 31 small marijuana plants and items of drug paraphernalia from the home. Givens was arrested and booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.