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Rushville Firefighter Arrested On Drug Charges

Last updated on Sunday, December 30, 2012

(RUSHVILLE) - A traffic stop lead to drug charges for a Rushville firefighter.

Andrew S. Connolly, 48, was stopped for an expired license plate in Rushville earlier this month. Officers later took Connolly into custody on charges of illegal possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a family apartment. He was taken to the Rush county Jail.

At the time of his arrest, Connolly was on "a prior scheduled vacation." Connolly has worked as a Rushville firefighter for more than 20 years, our partners at the Rushville Republican report.

Since his arrest, Connolly has resigned from the Rushville Fire Department.

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