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Victoria Man Arrested on Eight Charges Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestA Victoria man was arrested early Saturday morning in Russell on eight charges, including meth possession, after being pulled over for driving with a defective headlight.

According to the Russell Police Department, at 2:20 AM Saturday, a Russell Police Officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the 900 Block of West Wichita Ave and the subject was throwing items out the window. The officer completed the stop in the 1200 Block of West Wichita Ave with a 1997 Buick driven by Dale Sander of Victoria.

Sander was placed under arrest for felony interference of a law enforcement officer, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless driving, littering, improper driving on a laned roadway, headlights when required and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. Sander was also issued a verbal warning for defective passenger side headlight and transported to the Russell County Jail.

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