lorusso arrestBEECHMONT, Ky. (8/11/14) ― When police attempted to serve arrest warrants on a Beechmont man Sunday, the man barricaded himself inside his home with guns until a Kentucky State Trooper negotiated his surrender.

According to a KSP report, police attempted to serve warrants to Anthony Lorusso at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10 at 100 Tiger Drive, Beechmont. Lorusso barricaded himself with a handgun and shotgun in the rear portion of the mobile home. Trooper Jon McGehee was able to make contact with Lorusso by cell phone and after negotiating with him, Lorusso surrendered without further incident.

Lorusso was charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, resisting arrest, trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense (under two grams of methamphetamine), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, two warrants from another agency — operating a vehicle with expired operator’s license and leaving the scene of an accident — and, execution of parole violation warrant.

He was lodged in the Muhlenberg Detention Center.

Trooper McGehee was assisted at the scene by Trooper Jacob Fortney, Trooper Jonathan Murphy, Trooper Cody Kromer, Sgt. Nick Rice, Lt. Jason Newby and the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office.

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