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POLICE: Louisville mom purchased heroin for teenage son

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Colleen Carroll (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Colleen Carroll (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)
Mark Wilson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Mark Wilson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested two people after a mother admitted to purchasing heroin for her teenage son.

The alleged incident took place Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of Kmart at the corner of Poplar Level Rd. and Taylor Ave. shortly before 3 p.m.

According to arrest reports, police say that's where the mother, 35-year-old Colleen Carroll, met a woman named Nicole in the parking lot, and purchased the heroin.

She paid $40 for it, according to police.

The heroin was allegedly for her son, 18-year-old Mark Wilson, who was sitting in the passenger seat of a nearby vehicle. When police approached the vehicle, Wilson allegedly had two pieces of heroin in his lap, and police say he was trying to use his mother's driver's license to cut them.

Carroll allegedly told police that her son has, "a heroin problem."

Both Carroll and Wilson were arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, according to arrest reports.

The arrests were conducted by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office's Interdiction Unit.

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