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CPD: Jail altercation results in additional charge

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Sunday morning, July 31, 2022, shortly after midnight, officers with the Columbia Police Department responded to Adair Regional Jail after a reported altercation between an inmate and staff.

Male inmate was said to have created a brief disturbance within the jail before a physical altercation with a male Deputy Jailer. The employee sustained minor injuries before the inmate was subdued.

Adam Harris, 25, of Columbia, has been charged with assault 3rd degree on a corrections employee; a class D felony. Harris has been lodged in Adair Regional Jail since July 27, after being charged with tampering with a monitor device, also a class D felony.

Officer Trevor Foster was the investigating Officer. He was assisted on scene by Officer Justin Cross and jail staff.

This story was posted on 2022-08-01 08:11:15
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