Pair busted on weapons, heroin trafficking charges

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – A tip from a “vigilant citizen” Wednesday, Richmond Police

Meagan Mounce/Richmond Police Department

Christian Rider/Richmond Police Department

responded to 5009 South Cross Point Ct. to investigate a drug complaint.

Based on an officer’s observations, agents got a search warrant and arrested two people — 32-year-old Meagan Mounce and 25-year-old Christian Rider — on weapons and significant drug-trafficking.

Rider is charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance (Heroin), Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm), Trafficking in Marijuana, and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

Mounce is charged with: Trafficking in Controlled Substance – Heroin, Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm), and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

The following items were seized: One AK type rifle (stolen) and shotgun; four hanguns (one stolen); three ounces of suspected heroin; seven ounces of marijuana; $580.00 in cash.

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