Police: Search of Lou. home leads to discovery of drug paraphernalia, stolen gun

Police: Search of Lou. home leads to discovery of drug paraphernalia, stolen gun

Michael Nguyen is charged with receiving stolen property, unlawful transaction with minor in the third degree, two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor in the second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 11:32 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police arrested 21-year-old Michael Nguyen after they say a search of a house in the 100 block of Freeman Avenue led to the discovery of drug paraphernalia and a stolen gun on March 11.

Louisville Metro Police arrived at a home in the 100 block of Freeman Avenue after dispatch said there was a report of domestic violence, according to the police report.

Police said Rendy Nguyen was outside the home when they arrived, on the porch, and told them a female was inside the house which she later came out of to talk to officers.

According to officers at the scene they could smell a marijuana odor coming from the residence. Officers were given verbal and written consent to search the house by Rendy Nguyen and officers found a scale, baggies and loose 9mm ammo in Rendy Nguyen’s room.

Officers also found a gun, in the basement, that the female said belonged to her.  According to the police report she showed officers the basement where marijuana, a food processor and other various paraphernalia were found.

The female told police she used the food processor for packing her own marijuana for sale. The female and Rendy also told police officers that Michael Nguyen lived in the basement of the home, according to the police report.

Police said they ran the gun through NCIC and it was found to be stolen. Police said an 11-year-old and 5-year-old were also at the residence.

Michael Nguyen is charged with receiving stolen property, unlawful transaction with minor in the third degree, two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor in the second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.
 

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