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Family Members In Eastern KY Arrested In Drug Bust

Three family members have been arrested following a drug bust at two homes in Flatwoods, Ky. Tuesday night.

About 7 p.m., members of the FADE Task Force, Flatwoods Police Russell Police and Vanceburg Police executed two search warrants at the homes on Beth Ann Drive.

Investigators said the raid was a result of a lengthy investigation stemming from citizen complaints in the neighborhood.

Law enforcement officers at the scene said they arrested James Bowen, Mary Beth Bowen and Steve Bowen on drug-related charges.

Police said Mary Beth Bowen, 52, and James Bowen, 31, are mother and son, and that Steve Bowen is Mary Beth Bowen's ex-husband.

Investigators say they confiscated prescription drugs, cash, syringes, drug paraphernalia and suspected stolen property.

All three people were taken and lodged at the Greenup County Detention Center.

Filed under: Prescription pill abuse | Arrests


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