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Report of gunshots on Pellyton East Road leads to 3 arrests

After receiving reports that home was being fired upon, ACSO investigates, obtains search warrant, seizes a large amount of methamphetamines, pills and marijuana, numerous handguns, shotguns, and rifles as well. Three arrested, lodged in Adair County Regional Jail, facing numerous charges. ACSO Deputy Justin Cross continues investigation, with more charges pending. Joint operation of ACSO and KSP Troopers in area.
Note: Charges/allegations are not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by law enforcement is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

From the Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Friday October 27, 2017 the Adair County 911 Center received a call of multiple subjects with guns in a yard on Old Pellyton East Road in Columbia, Kentucky. Sheriff Harrison Moss, Deputy Justin Cross, Chief Deputy Aaron Rainwater and Kentucky State Trooper's from surrounding counties responded to the call.


Upon arrival a male subject was located at a neighboring resident, advising that he had been shot at and was able to flee to safety at a nearby residence.

Once at the scene of the incident at 701 Old Pellyton East Road, a firearm was located outside the residence and evidence that led Deputies to believe it had been discharged.

A search warrant was obtained for the property where a large amount of methamphetamines, pills and marijuana was seized.

Also seized were numerous handguns along with numerous shotguns and rifles.
- Benjamin Shroyer, age 38 of Columbia, KY, was arrested on active warrants.

- Jeffrey Bryant age 34 of Columbia, KY, was arrested on charges of Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, burglary 3rd degree, trafficking in a controlled substance methamphetamines and trafficking in marijuana less than five pounds.

- Kenny Webb II was also arrested on charges of Wanton Endangerment 1st degree, trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamines and trafficking in marijuana less than five pounds.
All three were lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail, Columbia, KY.

Deputy Justin Cross is investigating the case. More charges are likely pending


This story was posted on 2017-10-28 07:49:05
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