On Dec. 28, Columbia Police Officers responded to property damage on Fairground Street when a vehicle took out several feet of fence row bordering the former VFW building and fled the scene shortly before 9 p.m.
After a brief search, vehicle and operator were located on Hwy. 61 South near Walmart.
Alexander Evans, 19, of Columbia was placed into custody and charged with leaving the scene of an accident as well as DUI 1st offense.
Officer Trevor Foster was the arresting officer and was assisted with search and on scene by Officer John Dial, Adair County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Cross and Kentucky State Police.