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CPD: Firearm arrest at local business

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, the Columbia Police Department responded to an an anonymous tip called into Adair 911 stating that a male subject who is a convicted felon would attempt to sell firearms at a local business during the day.

Officers arrived to the business after 2pmCT and observed the subject outside in the parking lot in clear possession of a firearm. It was later found that the male subject had in his possession one handgun and two rifles.

Officers confirmed with Adair County Dispatch that the subject was a convicted felon, and placed the subject into custody.

Brandon Cratron, 27, of Columbia, has been charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and two counts possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Officer Josh Durbin was the arresting Officer. He was assisted on scene by Sgt Evan Burton.

This story was posted on 2021-09-01 07:09:01
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