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LOCAL NEWS

 

Authorities execute two search warrants yesterday, resulting in 3 arrests.

 

Russell County Sheriff Derek Polston reports the first warrant was executed at 144 Luda Street in Russell Springs early Wednesday morning. Numerous items reported stolen in Russell County were recovered.

 

Information received at that location led officers to a residence on Alan Schoolhouse Road in Adair County where more stolen items were recovered and drugs seized after a search warrant was executed by the Adair County Sheriffs Office and KSP. 

 

Arrested were Roger Dean Weston and Dana Kinnett, both of Jamestown, and Justin Kilpatrick of Columbia. They were charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st degree, and Receiving Stolen Property over $500. Weston & Kinnett were also charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence.

 

The investigation is on-going and further arrests may be forthcoming. The case will be presented to the Russell County Grand Jury.

 

Russell County Deputy’s Kenny Perkins and Nathan Bradshaw, Russell Springs Police Officers Lucas Justice and Ethan Pike, the Adair County Sheriff’s Office and KSP assisted in both searches.

 

Sheriff Polston reminds everyone to call the drug/wanted persons tip-line if you have information on drugs, wanted persons or illegal activities. You will remain anonymous! The number is 270-343-8116.