Paul Stuchell, 52, of Adair County was arrested Monday after being involved in an altercation with another male on Flatwoods Road.
Adair County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a disturbance around 4:30 p.m. at a residence, some 13 miles north of Columbia. When deputies arrived, they found Stuchell had assaulted another male with a wood stick. The victim was transported to T.J. Health for treatment.
Stuchell was arrested on assault charges, second degree; and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail. Deputy Kenny Perkins is investigating the incident