LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A suspected drug trafficker has turned himself in, according to Louisville Metro Police.
A source with LMPD has confirmed that 27-year-old Shermonte Mayfield turned himself in Thursday morning, even as a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Mayfield faces 12 charges in connection with a drug bust that took place at a home on W. Pages Lane in the PRP neighborhood Tuesday night, according to Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell, who informed WDRB about the warrant when it was issued. Those charges include trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) enhanced firearm, trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine) enhanced firearm, trafficking in marijuana over eight ounces enhanced firearm, five counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, two counts of engaging in an unlawful transaction with a minor, fleeing and evading on foot and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Louisville Metro Police raided a home on W. Pages Lane Tuesday night. They seized drugs, guns, ammunition and cash. Five people were arrested, but police say Mayfield got away.
According to arrest reports, three of the suspects taken into custody at the time were 20-year-old Mackenzie Elizabeth Davis, 19-year-old Shatone T. Jackson and 18-year-old Jordan T. Edlin. They are each charged with enhanced trafficking in a controlled substance, enhanced trafficking in marijuana and enhanced possession of drug paraphernalia.
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