Call for Breaking and Entering leads to arrest on Russell Road


On Wednesday night, May 21, the Columbia Police Department responded to a possible breaking and entering at TNC Apartments on Russell Road after 11 p.m. Upon arrival, two subjects on scene were quickly detained and placed into custody.

Richard Rodgers, 44, of Russell Springs has been charged with criminal mischief 3rd degree as well as being taken into custody with active warrants.

Mary Ann Rodgers, 40, also of Russell Springs was found to have numerous narcotics on her person as well as being under the influence. She has been charged with public intoxication, possession of marijuana, trafficking in a controlled substance methamphetamine and trafficking in a controlled substance drug unspecified.

Officers additionally seized a firearm located in the subjects vehicle.

Officer Bradley Bates was the arresting Officer, assisted on the scene by Officer Elliot Smith and Sgt Justin Cross.

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