RS Man Arrested in Adair County on Drug and Other Charges

According to the Adair County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Joey Keith initiated a traffic stop just before 9:30 pm Wednesday night after receiving numerous complaints of a 2001 Ford car being driven by 37-year-old Levi Abbott possibly involved in drug activity around the Snake Creek Area.

After a roadside investigation that led to the search of the vehicle, deputies found Abbott to be in possession of 1.3 pounds of crystal methamphetamine that has a street value of over $30,000, along with scales, pills, and a large amount of cash.

He was also in possession of a stolen handgun.

Abbott was arrested and charged with

  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Possession of a stolen firearm
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs.

Abbott was lodged in the Adair County regional jail.

Deputy Keith was assisted by Chief Deputy Jason Cross and Deputy Derek Padgett.

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