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Man Arrested on Drug, Gun Charges

Drug ArrestA man was arrested on drug and gun charges Monday morning in Russell after he was found to have the wrong license plate on his vehicle.

According to the Russell Police Department, at 10:38 AM Monday, an officer advised Russell Dispatch he would be out in the 1700 block of North Elm with a 2001 BMW bearing a license plate registered on a 1999 Ford.

Tyler Markley was placed under arrest and transported to the Russell County Jail.

Markley was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, wrong tag on vehicle, expired registration, no proof of insurance and ignition interlock required.

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