On Sunday morning, July 31, officers with the Columbia Police Department responded to Adair Regional Jail shortly after midnight for a reported altercation between an inmate and staff.
A male inmate was said to have created a brief disturbance within the jail before a physical altercation with a male deputy jailer, which resulted in employee sustaining minor injuries before inmate was subdued.
Adam Harris, 25, of Columbia has been charged with third-degree assault on a corrections employee, a class D felony. Harris has been lodged in Adair Regional Jail since July 27, after being charged with tampering with a monitor device, also a class D felony.
Ofc. Trevor Foster was the investigating officer. He was assisted on scene by Ofc. Justin Cross and jail staff.