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CPD: Two charged in trafficking investigation

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department concluded a contraband and drug trafficking investigation which began on May 4 of this year.

Officers were notified by Adair County Regional Jail after suspected narcotics were found by Deputy Jailers.

After preliminary investigation, evidence was presented to a grand jury with two indictments being returned.

Skylar Riggins, 26, of Russell Springs, has been charged with conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance as well as persistent felony offender.

Brent Grimsley, 40, of Dunnville, has been charged with trafficking in a controlled substance methamphetamine, trafficking in a controlled substance drug unspecified, promoting contraband, and persistent felony offender.

Grimsley was located in Russell County and taken into custody before being transported to Adair Regional Jail. Riggins was served his indictment warrant while lodged within Adair Regional Jail.

Sgt Evan Burton was the investigating Officer. He was assisted during investigation by Officer Justin Cross and Adair Regional Jail staff.

This story was posted on 2022-08-09 09:01:04
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