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ACSO: Sheriff's Office arrest on felony drug charges

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On 07-29-2022 at 8:39 pm K-9 Deputy Chandler Staten and Chief Deputy Brandon Hitch were dispatched to Lampton Lane to investigate a suspicious male in the area. Upon locating him he was identified as Joshua Arnold age 40 of Columbia.

After roadside investigation it was determined Arnold was under the influence and was advised to place his hands behind his back. At that point Arnold pulled away and attempted to elude his arrest and struggle ensued. He was taken into custody without injury.

Upon his arrest, suspected Fetnyle was located along with marijuana. He was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of:

-possession of controlled substance 1st degree fentanyl

-possession of marijuana

-public intoxication excludes alcohol

-resisting arrest

K-9 Deputy Chandler Staten was the arresting officer.

This story was posted on 2022-08-01 11:22:38
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