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Two People from Russell Springs Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Date of News Release: 09/23/2013

(Russell County, KY) -- On Friday September 23, 2013 Casey County Sheriff's Department, Russell County Sheriff's Department, Appalachia Hidta Drug Task Force Columbia, and the Kentucky State Police K-9 Section assisted Kentucky State Police DESI West conclude a narcotics investigation that led to the arrests of RAFAEL MEDRANO, 29 yoa, and ABEL VARGAS, 23 yoa, both of Russell Springs, Ky. Subjects were charged with Trafficking in Marijuana over 5 pounds and lodged in the Russell County Jail.

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