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Clarksville Police make drug bust

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CLARKSVILLE (KWWL) -

Clarksville Police make a drug bust.

According to the Chief of Police, they were called to the 100 block of West Prospect Street Saturday at 8:00 p.m. after following through with a search warrant.

Police found several marijuana pipes, packaging material to distribute the drug, a scale, a makeshift shotgun, nearly $4,500 worth of of marijuana, and $2,444 in cash.

Police confirm Gage Johnson, 24, of Clarksville was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Substance as his second offense, Possession of a Controlled Substance for being less than 1000 feet from a school, and the list goes on from there...

Johnson was charged, arrested, and was released from jail at $13,000 bond.

Police confirm Nick Wessels was also near when they executed the search warrant, and he was charged as well.

Wessels is being held on $1,500 bond, and he's still being held in the Butler County Jail.

Chief Mackey confirms the incident remains under investigation, and charges are pending.

According to police, this is a substantial drug bust in a town with nearly 1,400 people.

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