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July 17, 2013

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Fugitive from justice arrested

A man wanted on drug charges in Tennessee was arrested by Athens Police this week after a traffic stop.

According to a press release, officer Kelly Fussell stopped a vehicle Tuesday afternoon for speeding on Lindsay Lane.

During the stop, he discovered the passenger, 50-year-old Ike Pettigrew of 16675 Bellwood Drive, Athens, was wanted in Obion County, Tenn., on charges of delivery of a controlled substance.

Pettigrew was arrested on charges of being a fugitive from justice. After being booked at the police department, he was transferred to the Limestone County Jail.

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