Upon officers arrival they made contact with suspect Kimberly Pierce age 40 of Columbia. Upon further investigation it was found that she was in possession of stolen merchandise from a local retailer. She was also found to be in possession of controlled substances.
Pierce was arrested and placed into custody at the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of Theft By Unlawful Taking, Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd degree, and Prescription Controlled Substance not in Proper Container. CPD Ofc. John Dial is investigating officer.