EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSThree Charged In Heroin Bust In Lewis County, Kentucky
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 6, 2013 9:06 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 6, 2013 10:53 AM EDT
Tollesboro , Lewis County , Kentucky
Three people are facing charges after the Lewis County (Kentucky) Sheriff's Department made a heroin bust.
Paula Burriss, 38, of Tollesboro, Joseph Asche, 54, and Jodi Fowler, 33, both of Plumville were charged with trafficking a controlled substance.
The Lewis County Sheriff's Department said it was working undercover in the Tollesboro area Thursday evening. Deputies said they witnessed a drug buy in a parking lot of a business. Deputies said they discovered 11 packages of heroin, a large amount of cash and seized two vehicles. Deputies arrested the three suspects.
Further investigation led deputies to Asche's home where they said they found 12 additional packages of heroin. The Mason County Sheriff's Office and the Maysville Police Department assisted in the investigation.
The suspects were being held in the Lewis County Detention Center.
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