Monday, October 10, 2016

Former Butler man arrested in Henry County

Adam Abney
On October 7, 2016, at around 12:45 a.m., Clinton Police received information that a subject was attempting to sell drugs at a local convenience store and was now parked in the Wal-Mart Parking lot. Officers contacted the subject, Adam Allen Abney, 23, Clinton, ( formerly of Butler, Mo) as he came out of the store. He denied that he had tried to sell drugs and refused the officer’s request to allow them to search his vehicle. Based on information provided by the original caller, officers were able to obtain a search warrant for the vehicle. 
Courtesy of the Clinton Police Department

Upon searching the vehicle, officers were able to recover a sizable amount of methamphetamine and some marijuana from a soft drink can that had a hidden compartment built into it. Officers also recovered a loaded pistol from inside of the vehicle. Other items found were scales and packaging materials commonly used in the packaging and sale of drugs, and drug paraphernalia. 

Mr. Abney was placed under arrest for 24 hour investigation of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, illegal possession (felon in possession) of a firearm, and driving while revoked. 

He was incarcerated in the Henry County Detention Center with a bond set at $40,000 Clinton, Missouri Police Department 101 E. Ohio St. Clinton, MO 64735 (660) 885-2679 Fax: (660) 885-7096