ADAIR COUNTY, MO – A Kirksville resident is under arrest by Highway Patrol Friday afternoon in Adair County.

Felonies will be sought against James S. Baker, 50, who is preliminarily charged with controlled substance possession, including methamphetamine, and synthetic amphetamine pills, unlawful possession of a weapon, and paraphernalia use. Baker was taken to Adair County Jail for a 24-hour hold.