LOCAL NEWS

November 12, 2017

Two Adair County residents arrested after a call was answered on reported barn lumber theft

   Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss reports that on November 10, 2017 at approximately 6:30am Chief Deputy Aaron Rainwater responded to Melson Ridge Road on a complaint of individuals stealing barn lumber. Upon arrival 28 year old Patrick Loy of Columbia and 28 year old Crystal Bennett also of Columbia were arrested on charges of Criminal Trespassing 3rd degree, Criminal Mischief 2nd degree, Theft by unlawful taking (barn lumber) and trafficking Methamphetamine more than 2 grams.

Loy and Bennett were lodged in the Adair County Jail on $10,000.00 bonds. More charges are pending in this case. Deputy Rainwater was assisted on scene by Constable Joe Collins.

Barn Lumber theft in Adair County

Sheriff Harrison Moss would like to ask the public for help in preventing and solving other barn lumber thefts as it has became an ongoing problem in Adair and surrounding counties. If you have and information please call the Adair County Sheriff's Office at (270) 384-2776 or the Adair County

911 Dispatch at (270) 384-6464.

Meth Lab discovered in Adair County

Adair county Sheriff Harrison Moss reports that on Sunday morning at approximately 12:02am Deputy Josh Durbin responded to a welfare check at

31 L Handcock Road. Upon arrival Deputy Durbin observed a active meth lab in the back floor of a vehicle at that residence occupied by 41 year old Michael Corbin of Columbia. Corbin was taken into custody and charged with possession of methamphetamine 2nd offense, manufacturing methamphetamine 2nd offense, Unlawful possession of a meth precursor 1st offense and Tampering with physical Evidence. Also arrested on the scene for a warrant out of green county for drug charges was 33 year old Lisa Burton. Cited for court and released was 35 year old John Davis from California on charges of Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug, and 48 year old Robbie Burton of Columbia on charges of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Deputy Durbin was assisted on the scene by Sheriff Harrison Moss, Trooper Shirley, and officer Shirley with the Tompkinsville police Dept for meth lab clean up.

Columbia Police arrest man on drug charges after theft complaint .

  On 11-08-17 Columbia Police Department responded to a local retailer on Hudson street to a reported theft . Upon arrival officers located the individual still on property where he was took into custody . Arrested was 26 year old Josh Ford of Columbia on charges of

-  Public intoxication excludes alcohol

- Possession of Marijuana

- Theft by Unlawful Taking under 500

The arrest was made by CPD Ofc Charles Greer who was assisted by Ofc  Josh Brockman