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BUSY WEEKEND FOR THE ADAIR COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Adair County Sheriff's Office experienced a busy holiday weekend with nearly 100 calls for service responded to including several critical incidents and  arrests made .

 

  Man arrested on felony drug charges after traffic stop.

 

  On 7-03-20 at 9:38 pm K-9 Deputy Josh Durbin was on patrol in the south end of the Adair County around Sparksville Community.  Durbin, who was running radar, initiated a traffic stop on a 2000 Chevrolet for excessive speeding.  During roadside investigation it was found that the operator Jmaes Adcock 47, of Columbia did not possess a valid KY Drivers Licence.  It was also determined that Adcock had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Adair Circuit Court.  After taking Adcock into Custody Deputy Durbin deployed his K-9 Nitro who located methamphetamine in the vehicle.  

   Adcock was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail by the Adair County Sheriff's Office on charges of  1- possession of a controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamine. 2- speeding 73 mph in 55mph.  o3- no operators licence .  4-no insurance.

 

 

 

 

 

   Missing Person reported at Holmes Bend.

 

On 7-03-20 at 7:55 p.m.  Deputy Derek Padgett who was patrolling Green River Lake for the holiday weekend was approached by a  camper from Woodford County.  The female advised that they had a 54 year old male  family member with dementia who had left their campsite on foot and they were unable to find him.   The lake was busy with all campsites occupied to capacity as well as visitors and boaters who had come to the lake for the holiday weekend .   Deputy Padgett notified emergency management director Mike Keltner of the situation  who started activating additional resources to respond to the scene while Deputies Padgett and Durbin started the initial search.   

  Deputy Emergency management director Chad Weat arrived on scene along with Columbia -Adair  County Fire Department.   Eergency services along with several campers who volunteered their assistance set out and began to search. Aproximately 1 hour later he was found safe and unharmed. He was returned to his campsite with his family.  The Sheriff's office is thankful for all who came out and helped and volunteered from emergency services and fellow campers.

 

 

 

 

ATV accident results in female being airlifted to University of Louisville .

 

 On 7-4-20 at 7:12 pm  Deputy Chandler Staten responded to a atv collision on chestnut grove rd 15 miles south of Columbia inary investigation indicates that Amanda Walker 40 of Charleston South Carolina was operating an atv with a 10 year juvenile male child.  She lost control of the atv running it off a small bridge abatement .  Both Walker and the juvenile was treated on scene by Adair EMS and Breeding Fire Department before being transported to TJ Health Of Columbia by EMS.   Walker was loaded from the parking lot straight into a waiting helicopter where she was airlifted to University of Louisville.  The juvenile was treated and later released to family from TJ  hospital.    alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor and charges will be pending test results.  The Adair County Sheriff's Office is continuing the investigation.

 

 

 

 

 

Adair Man dies as result of single vehicle collision.

 

on 7-5-20 at 6:35 pm The Adair County Sheriff's Office received a call from Adair 911 of a single vehicle collision 9 miles east of columbia on KY206.   Upon arrival of Deputy Josh Durbin it was found that a vehicle had struck a guardrail and overturned with the operator pinned underneath.

  Preliminary investigation shows that Bobby Roberts 44 of Adair County was operating a 1995 Chevrolet s-10 truck east on liberty road when he failed to negotiate a left hand curve. The vehicle began to skid sideways down the road before striking a guardrail.  The impact caused the vehicle to start flipping multiple times leaving the driver pinned underneath the vehicle.   Roberts was extricated from the vehicle by mechanical means from the Columbia -Adair County Fire Department.  Roberts was pronounced deceased by Adair County EMS Paramedics  and Coroner Todd  AkIn was notified.  Deputy Josh Durbin is investigating the collision and was assisted by Kentucky State Police.   Our Prayers and Thoughts are with the Roberts family .

  

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