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Arrest Leads to Additional Drug Charges

Drug ArrestAn Oklahoma man and woman were arrested by local authorities Monday morning after the man was pulled over on Interstate 70 for traffic violations and a later search of the vehicle yielded numerous drugs.

According to a recent police report, at 2:04 AM Monday, a Russell Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on westbound I-70 just west of the Russell exit with a 2003 Toyota pickup driven by Joseph Sharboneau of Oklahoma City.

The officer arrested Sharboneau and transported him to the county jail where he was issued a citation for driving while suspended and no proof of insurance.

The vehicle was towed from the scene and a Russell County Sheriff's Deputy responded to escort a passenger to the sheriff's office.

At 5:25 AM, the police officer arrested the passenger, Ocie Collins of Oklahoma City, at the sheriff's office after finding drugs in the vehicle.

Collins was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

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