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Man Arrested on Outstanding Drug Warrant

Russell Police DepartmentA man was arrested Saturday evening following a traffic stop in Russell after authorities discovered he was wanted for possession of marijuana.

According to the Russell Police Department, at just after 5 PM Saturday, an officer conducted a routine traffic stop at 15th and Fossil Streets with a vehicle.

Shane Michaelis was a passenger in the vehicle and was placed under arrest on the strength of a Russell County warrant for possession of marijuana.

Michaelis was taken to the Russell County Jail.

The reason for the initial traffic stop was not listed.

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