On Sunday, May 29, Adair County Sheriff’s Office deputy Kenny Perkins initiated a traffic stop on Jamestown street of a 2007 GMC. During the stop, it was found that the operator, Jon Hutcheson, was operating on a suspended license.
During the stop, it was suspected that there were illegal substances in the vehicle. A K-9 was called for, and Columbia Police Officer Trevor Foster responded with K-9 Callie.
A positive hit indicator to the presence of narcotics was noted. A search of vehicle resulted in a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, and cash.
Hutcheson was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of:
• possession of controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamine
• possession of marijuana
• operating motor vehicle on suspended operators license
• expired registration
Perkins was assisted by Deputy Chris Tweedy and CPD K-9 Ofc. Trevor Foster, along with Callie.