Greenup County Man Charged with Drug Trafficking

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

FLATWOODS, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A Greenup County man was arrested and charged with drug trafficking in pain pills, according to information from Kentucky State Police.

Frank W. Basenback, 25, of Flatwoods was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

On Monday, KSP troopers and detectives conducted a controlled buy. They say Basenback handed over three oxycodone pills.

Search warrants were obtained, and troopers recovered more than $20,000 cash.

Basenback was taken to the Greenup County Detention Center.

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