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2 Men Arrested, 1 Tased At Cincinnati/NKY International Airport

Posted at 8:08 AM, Nov 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 08:58:55-05

HEBRON, Ky. (WLWT) –  Police have arrested and tased a suspect after an attempt to flee officers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Tuesday. Another individual was also taken into custody in the incident.

The incident took place around 12 a.m. at the baggage claim.  According to WLWT, airport police were notified of two suspicious packages being unloaded from an aircraft.

Police located the packages and then approached two male suspects associated with the packages near the baggage claim.

Airport officials said one of the suspects attempted to flee officers when approached. The officers then deployed a taser and apprehended the suspect.

Cameron Morton, 26, was charged with fleeing or evading police, trafficking marijuana and possession of marijuana.

Kenneth Mccleod, 28, was charged with trafficking marijuana and possession of marijuana.

Both suspects were taken into custody and transported to Boone County Detention Center.