Columbia Man Arrested on Numerous Charges

Russell County Charges Included

Columbia Police report the arrest of an Adair County man on numerous charges, including charges from Russell County.

On Saturday, officers observed a person operating a motor vehicle they believed was operating on a suspended license.   Upon contact, officers reportedly observed scales and suspected heroin within the vehicle.

Arrested was 33 year old Patrick Rowe of Columbia.   Rowe is charged with operating a vehicle on a suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia, wanton endangerment of Police Officer, second degree, and possession of heroin. Rowe was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

Officer Ethan Pike was the arresting officer and he was assisted on the scene by Columbia Police Officer Evan Burton and State Trooper Billy Begley.