Adair Man Arrested on Drug Charges

An Adair County man has been charged with trafficking in methamphetamine by the Adair County Sheriff’s Office after a large quantity of methamphetamine was located following a traffic stop.

At approximately 8:20 yesterday morning, Adair County Chief Deputy Justin Cross initiated a traffic stop on Tutt Street in Columbia of a 2001 GMC.    Roadside investigation led to the suspicion that narcotics were present in the vehicle.

City of Columbia police officer Evan Burton deployed his K-9 on the vehicle, which resulted in a search of the vehicle and the discovery of 151 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of over 15,000 dollars.

Arrested was 21-year-old Christopher Dickson of Columbia.  Dickson was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, 1st degree methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.   He was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

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