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Columbia Police arrest 33 year old in continuing drug sweep

Arrest is culmination of search over several weeks.
Note: An individual charged by police or in a warrant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Officer Josh Brockman

Columbia Police Department has arrested an Adair County man on drug trafficking charges. Brandon Burton, 33, of Columbia was located after officers had been searching for him for several weeks in reference to the departmentís latest round of arrests involving the illegal trafficking of narcotics.

Burton was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree (Methamphetamine) and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail. With this arrest the Columbia Police Department has charged 24 people since January with Trafficking in Controlled Substances.

This story was posted on 2017-02-17 08:54:07
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