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Stuck driver arrested after police find drug items

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man seeking help for his stuck vehicle was arrested after police found drug-related items in his truck.

On the afternoon of April 5, Louisville Metro Police were called to a home in the 5000 block of Minors Lane about a person looking in the windows of a home. Police found a man matching the description given in a field not far away.

The man, identified as Joshua M. Childress, 37, was with his children and told police his truck became stuck while they were mudding. Childress said he went to the home seeking help.

While talking to Childress, police found two syringes inside his truck. Childress told officers they were old needles and he told his daughter to put them in her purse. Officers said they found the syringes in the purse.

Childress was arrested for criminal trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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