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Bowling Green man charged with multiple counts of controlled substance trafficking

Kaung Zaw Hein
Kaung Zaw Hein(Warren County Jail)
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 7:20 AM CDT
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - A Bowling Green man is facing multiple charges after a regional investigation.

Kaungh Zaw Hein, 20, was charged with three counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (Fentanyl derivatives), first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (Fentanyl Derivatives with a hand gun enhancement) and trafficking in over 1 pound of marijuana.

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The Bowling Green - Warren County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant in Bowling Green on...
The Bowling Green - Warren County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant in Bowling Green on Thursday that yielded Fentanyl, marijuana and firearms.(Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force)

Following an investigation of trafficking in M-30 pills, the Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force with the assistance of the Kentucky State Police, HSI and ATF conducted undercover M-30 purchases from Hein over a two week period and obtained a search warrant Thursday for his residence.

During the search warrant, detectives located two semi-automatic handguns, 40 M-30 Fentanyl tablets, over 1 pound of marijuana, digital scales and $2,531 in cash.

Hein remains lodged in the Warren County Detention Center on a $10,000 cash bond.

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