Semi driver, passenger arrested for heroin while on WK Parkway | News
A Cincinnati man driving a tractor-trailer and his passenger were arrested on heroin charges Friday morning after witnesses reported reckless driving on the Western Kentucky Parkway in Ohio County.
A witness reported the tractor trailer was going in and out of the emergency lane and nearly hit other vehicles.
An Ohio County deputy activated lights and siren and followed for two miles before the truck pulled over. The sheriff’s office says the driver, 36-year-old Brian Kinman appeared to be under the influence of drugs. After field sobriety tests, Kinman was arrested and charged with DUI, search incident to arrest of Kinman located two syringes and powder heroin. He was charged with DUI, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st degree 1st offense (heroin), Drug Paraphernalia, and no registration plates.
Found in the passenger compartment of the trailer was 22-year-old Kyle Slater of Cincinnati, who deputies say was in possession of powder heroin as well. Slater was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st degree 1st offense (heroin) and Drug Paraphernalia Possession.
Both are in the Ohio County Detention Center.