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      Gadsden resident arrested on several misdemeanor charges

      Gadsden Police have arrested a man on several misdemeanor charges.{} Monday evening around 11:10, a patrol officer stopped a 20 year old resident from running a stop sign at the intersection of Tennessee Avenue and Fuller Street.{} The officer could smell an odor of marijuana coming from inside the suspect's vehicle.{} Police say the suspect gave a fake name.{} Once the officer found out the man's real name, he noticed the suspect had an outstanding warrant.

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      The officer arrested the man, handcuffed him and was leading him back to the patrol car when he pulled away and ran.{} The officer chased him through backyards before eventually losing sight of him.{} A short time later, personnel at the Etowah County Sheriff's Office called and said the suspect turned himself in to jail, with handcuffs still on his wrists.{} The incident is still under investigation.

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