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Man Facing Several Charges Following Undercover Drug Buy In Boyd County

Reported: May. 16, 2014 10:05 AM EDT
Updated: May. 16, 2014 10:13 AM EDT
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ASHLAND, Ky. (Tiersa Davis) -- A Greenup County man is facing several charges after deputies said he stole money and fled during an undercover drug buy in Boyd County.

Reece A. Frasure, Jr., 25, of Raceland was charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500, fleeing from police, tampering with evidence, resisting arrest and illegal possession of drugs.

The Boyd County Sheriff's Department said it conducted an undercover drug buy with the suspect and an undercover informant. Deputies said the suspect stole the money from the informant and fled. Deputies said they were able to catch up with the suspect after a brief struggle.

A deputy received a hand injury during the struggle and the suspect was injured on his forehead, the sheriff's department said. Both were treated and released.

Frasure was taken to the Boyd County Detention Center.

-- Boyd County Detention Center Photo



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