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Hill City Man Fails to Stop at Stop Sign, Gets Arrested for Drugs

Russell Police DepartmentA Hill City man was pulled over by a Russell Police Officer Tuesday evening in Russell for failure to stop at a stop sign, but following a flee attempt, was arrested and found to be in possession of drugs.

The Russell Police Department says at 7:45 PM Tuesday, an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 500 Block of East 1st with a 2006 Mercury driven by Brenon Johnson of Hill City.

Johnson attempted to elude the officer and the officer deployed his taser. Johnson was placed under arrest and transported to the county jail.

He was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign, possession of marijuana, interference with a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct and refusal to submit to alcohol testing.

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