Lake City man arrested on drug charges while driving to family reunion

1:40 PM, Jun 17, 2013   |    comments
  • Eric Russel, 29, of Lake City
  • Photo courtesy: Campbell County Sheriff's Office
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(WBIR-Lake City) Campbell County authorities arrested a Lake City man Sunday on his way to a family reunion on several drug charges.

Deputies pulled over Eric Russell, 29, Sunday evening for speeding along I-75. Russell told authorities he was on his way to a family reunion in Scott County.

The deputy said Russell appeared nervous and started crying, saying he had never been in trouble before. Next, the deputy called in canine unit, which found several types of narcotics inside the Russell's car.

Officials arrested Russell for six counts of possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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