POLICE: Suspects arrested after search warrant executed at Louisville home
Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested two men after officers seized heroin, prescription drugs, and several firearms from a home in the Parkland neighborhood.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested two men after officers seized heroin, prescription drugs, and several firearms from a home in the Parkland neighborhood.
According to arrest reports, it happened shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday. Police say they saw 32-year-old Baker Wadell get out of a white Chevy Malibu, carrying what appeared to be a rifle. He then walked into a home on S. 3rd Street, near E. Oak Street. Police say that when he walked out again, they tried to stop him, but he ran away. Eventually, police stopped him on the roof of a nearby home.
Police say they were eventually able to get a search warrant for the original home and found six firearms, including an AR-15 and two AK-47s. Two of the guns were stolen, according to police.
Officers also say they found heroin, marijuana and Hydrocodone tablets, as well as a "very large" amount of cash.
Police arrested Wadell, as well as 35-year-old Mark Sneed, who told officers he lived there and was a felon on parole.
Both men were charged with -- among other thing -- possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana, receipt of stolen property. They are being housed in Louisville Metro Corrections.
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