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Greenup County man arrested on drug charge

Apr. 04, 2013 @ 11:43 PM

ASHLAND -- A Greenup County man was arrested early Thursday at the Walmart parking lot in Ashland on a drug charge, according to a news release from the Boyd County Sheriff's Department.

Joshua E. Brown, 35, of Cheryl Ann Court, Worthington, Ky., was charged with trafficking in marijuana over eight ounces and transported to the Boyd County Detention Center.

Brown is charged with selling half a pound of marijuana to a confidential informant working with the Boyd County Drug Task Force. A loaded handgun was taken from the suspect, according to the news release.