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Police: Man tried to flush pistol down toilet

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Eric Sheckles-Yarbrough (Source: LMDC) Eric Sheckles-Yarbrough (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man tried to flush evidence before being taken into custody, according to police.

Louisville Metro police said on Thursday officers were conducting a search warrant at Eric Sheckles-Yarbrough's home when they found marijuana, pills and heroin. Police also said they discovered a handgun and rifle ammunition.

When they tried to make the arrest they found Sheckles-Yarbrough trying to flush a pistol down the toilet.

He is charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, trafficking a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and possession of marijuana.

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