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CPD: Assault charges filed after OD

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department responded to an apartment complex on Carrie Bolin Drive on Monday evening, June 8, 2020, to assist with a possible overdose which was being combative with family.

Upon arrival, contact was made with a male under the influence and violent. While trying to maintain control, the subject threw a table at the responding officer before other officers arrived on scene and assisted gaining control of the individual. Once the party was subdued, a deputy rode in the ambulance to TJ Health Columbia for Adair EMS' safety.

After being medically released from ER, Raheem Lotts, 24, of Columbia was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia, and assault 3rd degree on law enforcement; a class D felony.

Officer Ethan Pike was the arresting Officer. He was assisted by other members of The Columbia Police Department and the Adair County Sheriff's Office.

This story was posted on 2020-06-09 12:31:40
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