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Two Separate Drug Arrests Occur Over the Weekend

Drug ArrestTwo men are behind bars at the Russell County Jail after two separate drug related arrests occurred over the weekend.

Christopher Rogers of Victoria was arrested Sunday night at around 9:40 by a Russell County Sheriff's Deputy where he was charged with possession of stimulants and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest happened near Russell Pump and Supply on West Highway 40 after a routine traffic stop.

The other, unrelated arrest took place Saturday morning in Lucas when a Sheriff's Deputy arrested Harry Proveaux for possession of marijuana with intent to sell and for possession of a weapon by a felon. The arrest took place in the 300 Block of 5th Avenue in Lucas at just after 10 AM Saturday.

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