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Scottsburg man in jail after allegedly caught with fake heroin

Ryan Robinson

A Scottsburg man is in Scottsburg man is in jail after allegedly planning to sell fake heroin.

Posted: Dec. 18, 2017 12:20 PM
Updated: Dec. 18, 2017 12:38 PM

SCOTT COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Scottsburg man is in jail after allegedly planning to sell fake heroin.

Police say that on Sunday morning at around 11:40 a.m. Indiana State Police in Sellersburg stopped a vehicle driving on Morning Drive in Austin, Indiana.

A passenger in the vehicle, 24-year-old Ryan L Robinson of Scottsburg, was found with possible drug paraphernalia.

Troopers also discovered a powdery substance on Robinson that he was allegedly selling as heroin.

Robinson was arrested and during his booking at Scott County Jail was found to have what appeared to be actual heroin hidden in his underwear.

Robinson could face charges of dealing in a counterfeit substance, trafficking with an inmate, and possession of cocaine or a schedule one or two narcotic drug.

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