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Russell County SO arrests three on drug trafficking charges

All three suspects are from out-of-Russell County - One from Columbia, one from Middleburg, one from Harrodsburg. All three lodged in Russell County Detention Center. The arrests were made by RCSO Deputy Dustin Bunch, RSPD Sgt. Bobby Pritchard, RSPD Officer Nathan Antle, RSPD Officer Ethan Pike and KSP Trooper Billy Begley.
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From the office of Russell County Sheriff Clete McAninch
From Larry Smith, FM 99.9 The Big Dawg, Campbellsville, KY

Three persons were arrested Wednesday evening on drug trafficking and other charges in the parking lot of the 127 One Stop at the intersection of U.S. 127 North & KY 76, about 4 miles north of Russell Springs, KY.

-Clayton Brown, 29, of Harrodsburg, KY was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1 st Degree (Methamphetamine) and Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon.

- Kelsey Patten, 25, of Middleburg, KY was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1 st Degree (Methamphetamine), Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

- George Randy Grant, 44, of Columbia, KY,was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in a Controlled Substance 1 st Degree (Methamphetamine), Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Receiving Stolen Property-Firearm.
Approximately 15 grams of "crystal meth", two handguns, digital scales and $598.00 cash was seized.

Brown, Patten & Grant were lodged in the Russell County Detention Center. The arrests were made by RCSO Deputy Dustin Bunch, RSPD Sgt. Bobby Pritchard, RSPD Officer Nathan Antle, RSPD Officer Ethan Pike and KSP Trooper Billy Begley.


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