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Louisville, Ky. --- Police have been investigating the drug traffic and sales that have made its way into the Georgetown neighborhoods. Through the use of tips, surveillance and selective traffic enforcement, multiple people were arrested, hopefully putting a dent in the drug activity in the Georgetown area.
On February 2nd, Georgetown Officers arrested 24-year-old Robert J. Zurschmiede Jr. and 32-year-old Jennifer L. Ruiz at their home in the 4000 block of Corydon Pike. They are charged with felony possession, dealing, and delivery of a controlled substance, felony unlawful possession of syringes and felony maintaining a common nuisance. syringes and narcotics were collected at the scene including a large amount of heroin with a street value of over $25,000.00.
In January, Georgetown officers received information leading to the investigation and arrest of two New Albany men for dealing marijuana. On January 27, Georgetown officers arrested 26 year old Richard L. Casey for felony dealing marijuana, felony maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia and resisting law enforcement. On January 5, officers arrested 18-year-old-carl Darrell Griffin for felony dealing marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, and maintaining a common nuisance. Combined arrests netted drug paraphernalia, approximately $1100.00 in cash, and a sizeable amount of packaged marijuana with a street value of over $2000.00.
All subjects were arrested through a combination of investigation and controlled buys. Subjects were processed and held on bond at the Floyd County Jail.