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Fulton man arrested for marijuana / methamphetamine possession

Date: October 3, 2017

Arrested person information:

James C. Adams, 29, of Fulton


On October 2, 2017 at approximately 11:06 p.m., a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling the State Road KK area in western Callaway County. During the patrol, the deputy came upon a suspicious vehicle. As the deputy approached the vehicle, it eluded at a high rate of speed and then later stopped on County Road 218. The deputy made subsequent contact with the driver, James C. Adams, 29, of Fulton.

During the course of the traffic stop, the deputy found Adams to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Adams was subsequently arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail. Adams was booked / processed for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth), Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Adams remains in custody pending court set bond of $4,500.00.

Public information as to past charges involving Adams may be accessed using, a public resource.

Callaway County deputies continue work with other law enforcement agencies and community partners to curb drug abuse throughout the county, which so many times lead to other offenses such as burglary and stealing. Citizens are reminded the can report drug related activity to Crimestopper’s at 573-592-2474 or online at

The investigation is ongoing and further charges could be forthcoming. NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

End of press release.

** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **