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ACSO: Columbia man arrested on drug charges

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 6:19pmCT, K-9 Deputy Chandler Staten stopped on KY south 55 to check on a 2010 Kia passenger vehicle that he had received a complaint on from a motorist who waved him down.

During the investigation, Deputy Staten made contact with the operator of the Kia and found that his license was suspended. It was also believed there was narcotics in vehicle.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of suspected heroin and methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia.

Jeremy Tucker, 37, of Columbia, was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail by Deputy Staten on charges of:
  • Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree heroin
  • Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Wanton endangerment 1st degree
  • Endangering the welfare of a minor
Deputy Staten was assisted on the stop by Officer Gary Roy and Evan Burton. The Adair County Sheriff's Office is continuing the investigation.

This story was posted on 2021-04-26 06:55:59
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