PADUCAH, KY – The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Metropolis man on drug charges following a drug investigation on Tuesday afternoon in McCracken County.

On 01/30/2024 the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office received information that 48-year-old Walter “Allen” Raley of Metropolis, IL was traveling to a business located at 6730 Cario Road in McCracken County to sell several doses of Hydrocodone. Detectives located and stopped Raley on the parking lot of the business Tuesday afternoon just after 3pm. Raley was found to be in possession of 25 doses of Hydrocodone.

Raley was arrested and lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail.

Arrested: Walter “Allen” Raley 48, of Metropolis, IL

Charges: Trafficking in a 1st degree-controlled substance – Hydrocodone