Police make arrests in two unrelated drug cases

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GALAX – The Galax Police Department has arrested two men and charged them in separate drug incidents.
Police Chief Rick Clark said in a news release that Richard Dusty Hash, 31, of Independence, was arrested on Jan. 8 and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Hash was arrested by Sgt. Mark Burnett while assisting Senior Police Officer John Reavis with a traffic stop.
On Jan. 9, Aaron K. Cutchens, 28, of Fries was charged with possession of a schedule II substance (hydrocodone) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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