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Alleged Columbus crack dealer busted in Boyd County

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Jharel Kirkland Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center Jharel Kirkland Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center

A man from Columbus is now behind bars after deputies charged him with trafficking drugs. 

Jharel D. Kirkland, 24, sold four grams of crack cocaine to an undercover officer. The incident happened March 30 just after midnight at the Ashland Inn on Winchester Avenue, according to a news release from the Boyd County Sheriff's Department. 

After the drug deal and arrest, deputies found more crack cocaine and money in his possession. 

Kirkland was charged with first degree trafficking and taken to the Boyd County Detention Center.