Eric Bassham
Police make heroin arrest in grocery parking lot

An anonymous tip that an Owenton man was wanted in Jefferson County recently led to an arrest by the Owenton Police Department.
Owenton Police Officer Steve Miller said the tipper advised that Eric Bassham, 29, could be located in a red pickup truck.
Officers pulled the pickup over at Save-A-Lot, located on Highway 22.
“He was searched and we didn’t find anything on him,” Miller said. “Then we searched his belongings and found a syringe with heroin residue on it.”