Two men arrested in eastern Ky. on drug and identity theft charges

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GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Two men were arrested Monday on drug and identity theft charges, the Greenup County Sheriff’s Office said.

Two men were arrested on drug and identity theft charges in Greenup County, Kentucky.

It happened Monday after deputies noticed a motor vehicle broken down along U.S. 23 North.

Victor Ibarra-Medina, 21, of Fayetteville, Georgia, and Diego Balderas, 20, place of residence unknown, both were taken to the Greenup County Detention Center on marijuana trafficking and identity theft charges.

A deputy noticed a strong odor of what he thought was marijuana, and a Raceland Police Department K-9 positively alerted to the drug.

Investigators found a bag containing marijuana, a large sum of cash and two fake identifications inside the vehicle.


Two men were arrested on drug and identity theft charges in Greenup County, Kentucky.
Two men were arrested on drug and identity theft charges in Greenup County, Kentucky.