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Attorney allegedly traded pills for sex

John Owens (Source: LMDC) John Owens (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville defense attorney was on the defense himself when he was formally charged in court Friday morning.

Jeffersontown police said they caught John Patrick Owens trying to trade pills in exchange for sex with a prostitute at the Red Carpet Inn on Hurstbourne Lane.

According to police, Owens met a prostitute on the Internet and offered her Klonopin, an anti-anxiety medication, in exchange for sex. 

Police said when Owens was caught, he said he wanted to speak to his attorney.

Major Ken Hatmaker of the Jeffersontown Police said when Owen's was caught he said, "You got me." Hatmaker said, "When you're caught, you're caught and that verbally was indicated." 
 
Police said they recorded phone conversations and in those conversations Owens stated, "Save your money, I'll bring the pills and you can trade out the 'sessions' with me." 

Owens is charged with six drug counts and an additional count for loitering. The drug counts include possessing marijuana, a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia and trafficking a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

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