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ACSO: Adair Co. man arrested after altercation

From Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Monday, July 11, 2022, at 1:02pm, the Adair County Sheriff's Office responded to Marlo Campbell Road, 9 miles east of Columbia, because of a call made to Adair County 911. The caller advised that an altercation had taken place and gunshots had been fired.

Upon arrival and investigation, Deputy Tracy McCarol made an arrest. Witnesses stated that at least 5-7 gunshots were heard during the altercation. Deputies located a 10mm handgun hidden behind a tree along with 5 fired 10mm shell casings near the roadway of the residence.

Micheal Allan Burton, 21, was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of:
  • Felony wanton endangerment 1st degree.
  • Felony tampering with physical evidence.
The investigation is ongoing by the Adair County Sheriffs Office. Kentucky State Police assisted with investigation.

This story was posted on 2022-07-13 11:24:50
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