Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Oldham County Man Arrested for Trafficking Heroin
Date of News Release: 05/28/2012
(Pendleton, KY) – An Oldham County man was arrested Sunday evening (5/27) after Troopers from KSP Post 5 discovered he was in possession of eight grams of heroin. Cody Russo (18 years old of Crestwood, KY) pulled into the McDonald's parking lot after being stopped for not wearing his seat belt at approximately 9:00 p.m. While being interviewed outside of his vehicle, Russo reportedly dropped a small plastic bag from his pants and kicked it under the car. The bag containing the heroin was recovered and Russo was placed under arrest.
Russo was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance - Heroin, No Seat belt, and License Not in Possession. He was lodged at the Carroll County Detention Center. Trooper Barrett Brewer is leading the ongoing investigation.