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Ashland heroin bust nets two arrests

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Joshua J. Howard, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center Joshua J. Howard, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center
Blake J. Laudahl, Boyd County Detention Center Blake J. Laudahl, Boyd County Detention Center
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BOYD COUNTY, Ky. -

Two men are now behind bars after deputies bust them for heroin.     

Joshua J. Howard, 26, of Ashland, and Blake J. Laudahl, 24, of Eddyville, were charged with trafficking heroin Tuesday night, according to a news release. 

Deputies with the Boyd County Sheriff's Department stated Howard and Laudahl sold heroin to a confidential informant working for the Drug Task Force at Howard's home on Beech Street about 7:30 p.m. Once officers searched the two men, they found heroin and money. 

Howard and Laudahl are currently in the Boyd County Detention Center.