Chief Deputy Justin Cross made contact with the individual at the front counter. He observed the male was under the influence of an intoxicating substance.
When he was being took into custody he became combative and punched Deputy Cross. The Suspect was quickly subdued by deputy and placed in cuffs and transported to Adair County Regional Jail.
Arrested was Patrick Stewart 41 of Columbia. He was charged with:
1- possession of a controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamine
2-possession of drug paraphernalia
3-possession of synthetic drugs
4- resisting arrest
5 - assault 3rd police officer
6- disorderly conduct