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A Somerset man was arrested on drug & burglary charges in Russell County.

Russell Springs Police Chief Tim Pierce, says Officer Kyle Wilson responded to the call of a break-in at Cumberland Lodge. 33 year old Mark P. Bonham, of Somerset, admitted to breaking into the room, which was not rented at the time. There were numerous back packs in the room, believed to be abandoned property. After further investigation, Officer Wilson found a firearm, a large quantity of cash, and suspected methamphetamine.

Mr. Bonham was charged with: Burglary, 3rd Degree, Trafficking Methamphetamine, 1st Degree, 2nd Offense, and Criminal Mischief, 3rd Degree. He was lodged in the Russell County Jail.

Russell County Sheriff's Deputies Dustin Bunch, & Joshua Phipps assisted on scene.