Felon on parole arrested, police find gun and heroin


FRANKLIN Co. Ky. (WTVQ) – Sheriff Melton from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of a man on Old Owenton Road, on March 3.

Deputies report finding “A quantity of heroin” along with a handgun from the home of Richard W. Wethington, after executing a search warrant.

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Wethington was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (heroin), Drug Paraphernalia, Firearms Enhancement, and Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon.

When arrested, police report Wethington had been out on bond for Trafficking in Cocaine and Opiates.