HPD makes more headway in local war on drugs
September 1, 2022
On August 1, 2022, a Hohenwald Police Department Officer performed a traffic stop after a maroon Chevrolet S10 ran two stop signs and wrecked at the intersection of Hinson Street and Highway 48 North.
The driver was identified as Dean Russell, age 40. Russell had two federal detainer warrants at the time and was a convicted felon. A search of the vehicle led to the confiscation of three firearms, of which two were loaded, 411 grams of marijuana [just shy of a pound], 26.1 grams of methamphetamine, 15.8 grams of hallucinogenic mushrooms, multiple unidentified pills, drug paraphernalia, a mo...