ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man from Worthington, Ky. faces a marijuana trafficking charge following his arrest early Thursday morning.
The Boyd County Sheriff's Office says 35-year-old Joshua E. Brown sold a half-pound of marijuana to a confidential informant in the parking lot of an Ashland business.
Deputies say they watched the transaction take place from an unmarked car.
Deputies say Brown was carrying a loaded handgun when he was arrested.
Brown is being held in the Boyd County Detention Center.