On Wednesday morning, Oct. 26, Deputy Aaron Rainwater was dispatched to a theft in progress located on Little Cake Road. Owner of the property told Adair
County 911 that he had caught a man with a firearm on his property and to send law enforcement.
Upon arrival, 31-year-old Shane Bottoms of Columbia fled on foot into a wooded area. Bottoms was apprehended a few minutes later and arrested on charges of Criminal Trespass 3rd degree, Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd degree, Theft by unlawful taking over $10,000, Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of drug paraphernalia and Possession of Controlled substance 1st degree Methamphetamines.
Bottoms was lodged in the Adair County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond.
Deputy Rainwater was assisted on scene by Sheriff Harrison Moss, Kentucky State Police and Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement.