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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

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A Murphysboro man was arrested after Energy police officers found drugs in his vehicle.

22-year-old Paul Burchell was pulled over for speeding on Saturday.

During an investigation, officers found 56 grams of suspected cannabis and 13 grams of cocaine in Burchell's vehicle.

Burchell was also driving on a suspended license.

He was charged with Speeding, Improper Lane Usage, Driving While License Suspended, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis (more than 30 grams), and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Burchell was taken to the Williamson County Jail. 

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