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Run from law results in jail time
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Joshua Dwayne Russell entered guilty pleas to charges of evading arrest and driving on a revoked license.
A man who was seen making a drug deal in the parking lot of a local business and then ran from deputies with a child in his vehicle has been sentenced to five years in prison.The man, Joshua Dwayne Russell, 32, entered guilty pleas to charges of evading arrest and driving on a revoked license. Due to his lengthy prior record, he was directed to serve at least 35 percent of his sentence before he is given chance of parole. He was also assessed a $200 fine.Officers said they saw Russell in the midst of a drug deal and tried to take him into custody.“I, along with other members of the sheriff’s department, attempted to stop him after witnessing a transaction believed to be narcotics related in the parking lot of Mystic Market,” said sheriff’s deputy Jared Jacobs of what prompted the high-speed pursuit.

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