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Two arrested following undercover drug bust


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Two people were arrested after police said they sold heroin to an undercover police officer.

Kielly Lynn Jones, 23, of 599 Metairie Drive, Apt. B, Greenwood, was arrested and was charged with dealing in a narcotic; and Jeffery Burkhead, 23, 659 Saville Row, Greenwood, was arrested on charges of possession of a restricted drug-injection device, dealing heroin, resisting an officer and possession of a narcotic, according to a Johnson County jail report, Greenwood Police Department Assistant Chief Matthew Fillenwarth and Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office spokeswoman Ami Davis.

Detectives began investigating Burkhead this fall after receiving tips he had been selling heroin at an area business. Police were able to monitor a drug deal, a Greenwood Police Department report said.

Both were taken to the Johnson County jail. Jones was being held on $20,000 bond, and Burkhead was being held on $18,000 bond.

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