Woman Arrested in Adair on Drug Charges

A Russell County woman was arrested in Adair County Friday on drug and other charges by the Columbia Police Department.

On Friday morning, Columbia Police Department officers responded to Five Star on Hudson Street to a complaint of a female who appeared to be passed out in her vehicle.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with Tonya Polston, 34, of Russell Springs. Polston was slumped over the steering wheel of her vehicle and showed other signs of being under the influence. Search yielded a discovery of a clear rock substance in a plastic bag as well as other narcotics.

Polston was arrested and charged with public intoxication, as well as possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance drug unspecified, both felony charges.

Sergeant Jr Murphy was the arresting officer. He was assisted by Sergeant Gary Roy.