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Man Arrested in Russell on Drug Possession, Burglary Charges

Drug ArrestThe Russell Police Department and the Russell County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a Russell home Friday morning, and as a result of the search, a man was arrested on seven criminal charges including drug possession and burglary.

According to a recent police report, Eric Churbuck was placed under arrest at a residence in the 500 Block of East 1st Street for burglary, theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, aggravated endangerment of a child, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine and possession of stolen property.

Churbuck was transported to the Russell County Jail. The search at the home began at 9:20 AM Friday and was completed by officers at 11 AM.

A Playstation 4, a black Macbook laptop, a Crown Royal jar containing approximately 25 lbs of silver change and cell phones were recovered as part of the search warrant. The items had previously been reported stolen.

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