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Two arrested on drug charges in Ashland

May. 10, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

ASHLAND -- Ashland police arrested two people overnight on heroin charges, according to a news release from Maj. Mark McDowell of the Ashland Police Department.

Arrested on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) were Jon R. Pinkney, 27, of Toledo, Ohio, and Staci L. Stewart, 27, of Ashland. The pair were arrested at 3 a.m. Wednesday in the 3200 block of Park Street following a controlled buy, according to the release.

Stewart also was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Both were transported to the Boyd County Detention Center.

Police seized heroin, drug paraphernalia and more than $14,000 in cash, according to the release.

The case remains under investigation.

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