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CPD: Two separate instances of contraband

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department have charged two individuals in separate instances of contraband within the Adair Regional Jail.

On October 13, Officers were called to the jail after staff had observed a male individual attempt to conceal items under his jail mat on camera. After a search, male subject who had been brought in previously for a bond revocation was found to be in possession of 9 grams of suspected methamphetamine.

Additionally on October 13, the Columbia Police Department served an active warrant on a female when party on October 3 had brought hygiene items to an inmate and it was discovered she had concealed various items including THC dabs and oils within a shampoo bottle she had dropped off.

Oba Thompson, 32, of Columbia, has been charged with promoting contraband 1st degree and possession of methamphetamine 2nd offense.

Cindy Smith, 47, of Columbia, has been charged with one count promoting contraband first degree.

This story was posted on 2021-10-14 11:32:10
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