Subject Arrested for Child Abuse

From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:               April 12, 2019

Phone:           573-221-0987

Fax:                573-221-3966

Contact:         Lt. John Zerbonia


On Tuesday, 4-9-19, detectives with the Hannibal Police Department took Cody J Adkerson, (22 formerly of West Plains MO), into custody for child abuse.  Adkerson caused physical injuries to a 3 month old baby on multiple occasions while the baby was in his care.  On Wednesday, 4-10-19, a warrant was issued by the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County, charging Adkerson with three counts of Abuse or Neglect of a Child.   Adkersons’ bond is set at 100,000 cash only.  He remains in the Marion County Jail.  The baby is expected to recover from the injuries sustained.

April 12th, 2019