PADUCAH, Ky. (News First) — The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office arrested a local man Wednesday afternoon in connection with a drug investigation in the parking lot of a Paducah business.

Robert G. Miller, 34, of Drawbridge Trace in McCracken County, was charged with trafficking methamphetamine on April 29, 2024. Miller was released on bond on May 9, 2024. Shortly after his release, detectives received information that Miller was again involved in selling methamphetamine and attempting to buy large amounts of the drug.

On May 15, 2024, during a covert investigation, an undercover detective contacted Miller. Miller indicated his intent to purchase at least one pound of methamphetamine for resale. He arranged to meet the undercover detective at a business parking lot located at 3220 Irvin Cobb Drive in Paducah.

Miller was arrested at the scene with money to purchase the methamphetamine. During a search, detectives found crystal methamphetamine, a glass smoking pipe, and doses of hydrocodone in his possession.

Miller was lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail. At the time of his new arrest, he was on bond for a prior trafficking charge and on parole out of Pennsylvania.

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.

Miller faces multiple charges, including conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine, possession of hydrocodone, possession of drug paraphernalia, no operator’s license, no registration receipt, and violation of conditions of release.