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Bradley Parsley

A Louisa man who police said was found passed out in a vehicle at the Louisa Walmart was later charged with felonies after, police said, he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and heroin in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

According to court documents, on June 28, the Louisa Police Department responded to the parking lot of the Walmart in Louisa to a report of a man passed out in a vehicle. Upon arrival, LPD Officer T. Newsome wrote, the officer contacted Bradley E. Parsley, 42, of Dry Ridge Road, who told the officer he h ad been there for about an hour and a half. However, Newsome wrote, surveillance footage showed Parsley had been there for about four hours.

A K9 unit was called, Newsome wrote, and indicated there were drugs present. During a search of the vehicle, the citation said, Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Osborne found a box containing methamphetamine, heroin and Xanax.

Parsley was booked into the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center at approximately 12:33 p.m. on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and second-degree possession of a controlled substance.

According to court documents, at approximately 1 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 9 was contacted by staff at the jail who reported that an inmate had been found with contraband.

According to the arrest citation, KSP Trooper D. Thompson arrived at the jail and was given a clear plastic bag which contained two smaller bags. One of the bags contained a substance believed to be crystal methamphetamine, the citation said, while the other contained a substance believed to be heroin.

Staff, the citation said, told the trooper the bags had been found in his mouth.

According to court documents, Thompson charged Parsley with first-degree promoting contraband, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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