Bowling Green man charged with trafficking fentanyl

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A man was arrested on several drug trafficking charges Thursday in Bowling Green.

The Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force arrested Kaung Zaw Hein, 20, of Bowling Green on May 12 following an investigation.

After an undercover investigation, officials stated a search of Hein’s residence resulted in the discovery of two semi-automatic handguns, about 40 M-30 fentanyl tablets, over one pound of marijuana, digital scales and $2,531 in cash.

M-30 pills, also known as the fentanyl pill, are highly dangerous substances and have resulted in many overdose deaths, according to the task force.

Hein was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, a class C felony (fentanyl derivatives), three counts, trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, a class C felony (fentanyl derivatives) and trafficking in over one pound of marijuana.

Hein was lodged in the Warren County Detention Center.

The arrest was done with assistance from Kentucky State Police, HSI and ATF.