A Georgetown man faces several drug charges, including trafficking in heroin, after an undercover Kentucky State Police investigation.
KSP narcotics detectives arrested Vontimmias D. Fields, 28, of Georgetown, Monday night at a Scott County motel, state police in Frankfort said in a news release.
Troopers said they recovered 26 grams of heroin with an estimated street value of $5,200, plus marijuana, cocaine and another substance used in treating addiction; more than $2,500 in cash; and a loaded, stolen handgun.
Additional heroin, cocaine and Suboxone, the drug used to treat opiate addiction, were found on Fields when he was taken to the Scott County jail for booking, state police said.
Suboxone can be addicting itself if it is abused.
Fields is charged with three counts of heroine trafficking, third-degree possession of Suboxone, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possessing a handgun while a convicted felon, three counts of promoting contraband, tampering with physical evidence and receiving stolen property.
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