Drug buy lands Mayfield man in jail


EDDYVILLE --- A Mayfield man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly sold suspected methamphetamine to a police informant.

Eddyville Police, Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force and the Lyon County Sheriff's Department conducted a buy/bust operation. According to a report from the Eddyville Police, Deryant Williams, 28, sold an ounce of suspected meth to a police confidential informant,.

Williams, who is on parole and was out on bond for an unrelated charge, was arrested and found in possession of an additional two ounces of suspected meth, along with a quantity of marijuana and digital scales, the report stated.

Williams was charged with first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the Caldwell County Jail.