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Poplar Bluff man arrested on drug charges

Police in Poplar Bluff, MO report the arrest of a man earlier this week on several drug charges. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department) Police in Poplar Bluff, MO report the arrest of a man earlier this week on several drug charges. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

Police in Poplar Bluff, MO report the arrest of a man earlier this week on several drug charges.

They say 35-year-old Lee Marvin Hamilton of Poplar Bluff was speeding, and tried to evade a patrolman. 

The patrolman confronted Hamilton behind a residence in the 600 block of Davis Street and conducted a search of his vehicle.

Inside they found marijuana and other drugs, along with $10,000 in cash. 

Hamilton was arrested and charged with one count of controlled substance possession and one count of marijuana possession with intent to distribute, along with several traffic violations.

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