Three Charged After Police Find Drugs and Counterfeit Money in Henderson Motel Room

Three people are facing charges after police went to a motel in Henderson to serve a warrant over the weekend and found drugs and fake money.

Around 2:45 a.m. Saturday, Henderson Police report officers responded to Room #107 at the Holiday Motel and Apartments to serve an outstanding warrant. Police say 54 year old Elvin Duckworth answered the door and gave officers a false name. Authorities indicate there were several people inside the motel room, including Misty Cox and 43 year old Robert Durbin of Paducah, along with drugs and drug paraphernalia in plain view. Officers removed everyone from the room and obtained a search warrant. Once the room was searched, police reportedly found drugs, drug paraphernalia and counterfeit $100 and $50 bills.

According to the report, Cox admitted the marijuana belonged to her and she was cited to court for Possession of Marijuana. Duckworth was taken into custody and charged for first degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, first degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, a warrant for a parole violation, and two bench warrants for failure to appear. In addition, Durbin was arrested for a parole violation. Duckworth and Durbin were lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center.

Henderson Police say this is an open investigation with more charges pending.

Elvin Duckworth

(Elvin Duckworth Image: Henderson Co. Detention Center)

Robert Durbin

(Robert Durbin Image: Henderson Co. Detention Center)




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