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ACSO: Adair Co. woman arrested on felony drug charges

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Thursday, June 4, 2021, at 8:10pmCT, Adair County Sheriff's Deputy Kenny Perkins initiated a traffic stop on Melson Ridge Road, approximately 15 miles south of Columbia.

During the traffic stop, the driver was found to have an active warrant out of Adair County. During her arrest, methamphetamine and marijuana were discovered on or about her person.

Samantha Yates, 31, of Columbia, was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of:
  • Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamine
  • Possession of a controlled substance 2nd degree drug unspecified
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
The Adair County Sheriff's Office is continuing the investigation.

This story was posted on 2021-06-08 09:45:34
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