Adair man arrested after theft at construction site


Adair County Sheriffs Office:
Sheriff Josh Brockman 

Adair County Sheriffs Office initiated an investigation on Sept. 24, 2023, after receiving a theft call. The victim stated someone had come onto his property located on Campbellsville rd. where he was having a structure built. Lumber and other building materials were took from the site.  

Chief Deputy Brandon Hitch was able to develop a suspect and confirm a positive identification. Christopher Foster age 37 of Columbia was arrested by Chief Deputy Brandon Hitch and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of theft by unlawful taking over 500.00 (felony) and criminal trespass 3rd degree.

Deputy Derek Padgett assisted in the investigation. 

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