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POLICE: Heroin user busted in St. Matthews

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James Headley (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) James Headley (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A heroin user who was living in St. Matthews was arrested for not only having the drug, but giving it to others, according to an arrest report.

Detectives searched the apartment of 31-year-old James Patrick Headley on S. Hubbards Lane, near Kresge Way at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, police say. In the bedroom area, they allegedly found a tin of Altoids breath fresheners containing heroin residue.

Police say Headley not only admitted that it was indeed heroin, but also confessed that he had used it the previous weekend.

Officers also allegedly found a marijuana pipe in the kitchen.

Headley was taken to the St. Matthews Police Department, according to the report, and later admitted to bringing a female acquaintance back to his apartment to give her heroin on Feb. 9.

He was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and trafficking in a controlled substance, according to the arrest report.

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