On Thursday, September 12, 2019 at approximately 11:00pmCT, Adair County K-9 Deputy Josh Durbin observed a red Dodge truck, being operated by Kyle Leishner of Columbia. The deputy also observed a passenger in the vehicle that he believed to be 32-year-old Wyatt Long, also of Adair County. Deputy Durbin had knowledge that both individuals had outstanding Circuit Court Warrants for their arrest in Adair and Casey Counties.
Deputy Durbin initiated contact and Kyle Leishner was taken into custody without incident. When Long was being arrested, he began to resist. Deputy Durbin was able to gain control of Long and place him in custody without injury to either party. Long was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Wyatt Long was charged with Resisting Arrest, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree (Methamphetamine); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Outstanding Adair County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant.
Kyle Leishner was arrested on an Outstanding Casey County Warrant.
K-9 Deputy Josh Durbin was assisted by Deputy Joey Keith. The investigation is continuing.