Tuesday, December 25th, 2018, Adair County Deputy Joey Keith stopped a black 2011 Mazda in the Walmart parking lot.
After a roadside investigation, Deputy Keith asked for assistance from Columbia Police Officer Johnny Dial and K-9 Gunner.
With Gunner’s assistance, Keith was able to locate a large amount of suspected methamphetamine.
Deputy Keith arrested 50 year old Rory Shelanskey of Columbia and charged him with Possession – 1st degree – 2nd offense(Methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalie, Promoting Contraband 1st degree and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree – 1st offense (Methamphetamine).
Shelanskey was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.
Assisting Deputy Keith on the scene was Columbia Police Officer Jamie Cole, Officer Johnny Dial and K-9 Gunner.