On Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 4:02pmCT, Adair County Deputy Kenny Perkins initiated a traffic stop for a registration violation 8 miles east of Columbia on Snake Creek Road. The stop was a result of increased patrol in the area due to multiple complaints from area residents of possible drug activity in their community.
During a roadside interview, Deputy Perkins suspected the operator was in possession of controlled substances. A search of the auto was conducted and methamphetamine, along with other suspected controlled substances, were located.
Arrested was Paula Johnson, 36, of Glasgow, KY. She was lodged in the Adair County Regional Charge on the following charges:
- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree (methamphetamine)
- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree (drug unspecified) and
- Expired Registration Plates
The sheriffs office is continuing the investigation.