Sheriff reports weapons and drugs seized at Russellville home

Editor's Note: For an update on this story, see Man charged following search of Russellville home.

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Cole County Chief Deputy John Wheeler said late this morning officials seized nearly 1.5 pounds of crystal meth, weapons and cash during a Thursday night search of a home in Russellville.

One man was being held in the Cole County Jail today for drug trafficking.

He was not identified, pending the filing of charges.

Wheeler said in a news release that the Cole County Sheriff's department served the warrant about 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at 13006 Minnie Drive, Russellville.

The search was made as part of an ongoing MUSTANG and ATF investigation.

Wheeler said items seized included 632 grams of crystal meth, with a street value estimated at $82,000; numerous weapons; more than $15,000 cash; two trucks; and a stolen vehicle.

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