Russell recognized for assisting with drug bust

Oakland Officer Tim Russell was recognized at the monthly meeting of the Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen for his recent help in making a drug related arrest with the 25th Judicial Drug Task Force. Oakland’s share of the arrest netted the town $100,350. ABOVE: From left are Oakland Police Chief Chris Earl, Officer Tim Russell and West TN Drug Task Force Director Tim Helldorfer, who presented the check.