Shepherdsville Police make large drug bust in Walmart parking lot

Updated: Sep. 22, 2017 at 6:06 PM EDT
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Jospeh McNear (Source: Shepherdsville Police Dept.)
Jospeh McNear (Source: Shepherdsville Police Dept.)

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police made a large drug bust, finding $21,000 worth of heroin in a stolen car in Shepherdsville.

Shepherdsville Police arrested two people, tipped off by drug paraphernalia in plain sight during a traffic stop.

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Officers stopped the car in a Walmart parking lot after noticing it was driving carelessly.

They say one of the syringes was sitting out.

The rest of the stash was found during a search of the car.

Joseph McNear, 42, and Melanie Mattingly, 40, both face multiple drug charges.

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