Columbia Police have made an arrest in connection with a stolen vehicle that was found burned and destroyed on Cape Road.
The investigation began when a 1986 Porsche was reported stolen in Columbia on September 15, 2021. After an investigation acting on a tip, Officers went to a residence on Cape Road on October 3rd and were given permission to look on the property where they located the vehicle partially hidden under a brush pile.
In addition to locating the vehicle, Officers received information leading to a second vehicle which had been stolen in the Melson Ridge community being found in Monticello. Information was given to the Adair County Sheriffs Office with charges pending.
Regarding the stolen and destroyed Porsche, Columbia Police have now charged Timothy Wray, 22, of Columbia, KY with tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property under $10,000, and criminal mischief first degree (all felonies). Wray is lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.
Officer Justin Cross was the investigating officer. He was assisted with the investigation and apprehension by Officers Joey Keith and Josh Durbin.