LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two men have been arrested for trafficking in synthetic marijuana and police say it was happening near a school.
St. Matthews police arrested Norman L. Sheckles, 36, of Clarksville, Indiana, and Henry Thomas Logan, 49, of Louisville, around 3:30 p.m. April 14.
Arrest reports say Sheckles was behind the caged door at a store in the 2900 block of Brownsboro Road where the synthetic marijuana known as Spice was being sold. Officers said the sales were taking place with 1,000 feet of St. Joseph Child Development Center and St. Leonard School.
According to police, Logan was near the counter and kept reaching for items in his pockets after being told to stand still. After agreeing to let himself be searched, police found a large baggie of Spice in the pocket of his work jacket.
Police said large bags of Spice were in plain view along with cash. After his arrest officers found Sheckles had two baggies of heroin on him.
Sheckles and Logan are each charged with Trafficking in synthetic drugs and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school. Sheckles is also facing charges for trafficking in heroin.