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Columbia police arrest woman accused of hitting man, damaging his cell phone

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police arrested Amy Rievley on Monday night after officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of Range Line Street for reports of a disturbance. Rievley was accused of hitting a man in the face and groin with a closed fist. The victim had scrapes and scratches to his arm and

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 16:01:51

Four arrested on drug charges

Callaway County deputies arrested four people on drug charges in a period of one hour Tuesday evening. Callaway County Sheriff Clay Chism said the four arrested were: D'Metreous Austin, 20; Austen Stinnett, 20; and Dominique Ford, 20; all of Fulton; and Antonio Chester, 32, of Holts Summit. At 1:17

FULTON SUN - 2018-03-22 03:14:49

Boonville police arrest two after officers find drugs, guns in car

BOONVILLE, Mo. - Boonville police arrested Lance Stout and Kathryn Swafford on Tuesday after officers conducted a vehicle stop in the 200 block of East Morgan Street. Officers initially arrested Stout for driving with a revoked license. Police searched Stout and found methamphetamine, brass knuckle

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 15:05:03

Columbia roofing company owner subject of several other complaints

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A Columbia roofing company and its owner have faced numerous complaints over the last two years. ABC 17 News reported on a stealing charge filed against Scott Treffert, owner of Signature Roofing, LLC last week. A judge issued a warrant for Treffert's arrest on Sunday. It's not the f

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 03:19:27

Columbia man sentenced to 15 years for producing child pornography

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A Columbia man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday for producing and possessing child pornography. Justin Hull, 33, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison without parole. Hull admitted that he used a child victim to produce child pornography in December 2015. He also ad

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 22:40:47

Couple sentenced in statutory sodomy case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced on Wednesday that an Ozark County couple were sentenced. David Bauer was sentenced to 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections after being convicted of first degree statutory sodomy. His wife, Tiffany Bauer, was sentenc

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:23:12

Two arrested after vehicle theft

Weyland Two men were arrested Monday after police found a stolen vehicle, said Sgt. D.B. McGrath of the Fulton Police Department. Samuel J. Weyland, 20, of New Bloomfield, was taken into custody for first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle. Chance T. Marcum, 18, of Mokane, faces a charge of secon


Columbia City Council holds closed special meeting

COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council is meeting behind closed doors Thursday afternoon to discuss an unspecified employee matter. The council went into a locked room at about 1 p.m. Multiple councilmen declined to comment anything about the meeting prior to them going behind closed doors. The agenda

KOMU - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Four arrested after Centralia police find methamphetamine in car, police say

CENTRALIA, Mo. - Centralia police said they arrested four people after they found methamphetamine and other illegal items in a car Friday morning. Police said they received reports of a suspicious vehicle with a few people inside on Highway 22 near a business early Friday. Before police arrived to t


Four injured after shot fired in local bar fight

Four people were injured in a bar fight early Sunday morning at F&J Sports Bar, 5515 Business 50, including one person who was flown to University Hospital in Columbia. When Cole County sheriff's deputies responded to the bar at about 2:21 a.m., several people were leaving the bar, but no victims we


Columbia police detain multiple suspects after serving search warrant in central Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police have detained multiple suspects after serving a search warrant in the 1000 block of Southpark Drive. Police said detectives with the Vice Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit served the warrant around 3:30 pm. Officers did not give any details about the warrant but di


Troopers make arrests in Callaway this week

Missouri Highway Patrol troopers reported it arrested Casey L. Rains, 29, a Holts Summit woman, at 11:46 a.m. March 15. Rains was arrested in Miller County for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to signal. She was taken to the Miller


Columbia city manager to discuss crime reduction strategy report mayor asked for

COLUMBIA, Mo. - After the last homicide in 2017, Columbia Mayor Brian Treece asked City Manager Mike Matthes and staff to come up with a "comprehensive" strategy to reduce crime, starting with homicides. Matthes and city staff prepared a report on a crime reduction strategy for the city council meet


Boone County man arrested in Ashland shooting

ASHLAND, Mo. - A Boone County man was arrested Friday night after Ashland police and Boone County deputies received reports of gunshots, according to police. Ashland police said the gunshots were reported around 7 p.m. in the 100 block of Church Street. After investigating, police said a victim was


Church north of Centralia destroyed in fire

AUDRAIN COUNTY, Mo. - Firefighters from multiple agencies worked to put out a fire at the Friendship Church north of Centralia Saturday. Fire officials with the Little Dixie Fire Department said a church janitor found smoke inside the church. When firefighters arrived on scene, flames were coming th


Uber driver previously charged in attempted abduction now accused of rape, kidnapping

COLUMBIA, Mo. - An Uber driver that was previously charged with an attempted abduction on Greenwood Avenue is being accused of rape and kidnapping. Police said in November, they were dispatched to University of Missouri Hospital in reference to a sexual assault. The female victim reported that she


Columbia police searching for man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from homeowner

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police are looking for a man charged with stealing more than $12,000 from a homeowner. According to the probable cause statement, Scott Treffert entered into a written contract promising to do some roof work for a homeowner. Police said Treffert was the owner and operator o


Man arrested after Columbia police find marijuana, methamphetamine in his car

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police arrested Matthew Hoppe early Wednesday morning after officers conducted a traffic stop on Highway 63 North in reference to registration that did not match a vehicle. Police made contact with Hoppe, the driver, and determined that his license was revoked. A K-9 unit


Callaway County collector resigns as FBI investigates county funds

FULTON, Mo. - A mid-Missouri county collector has resigned after suspicious activity was found in the county's checking account. County officials say collector Pam Oestreich resigned suddenly Thursday and the collector's office is closed until further notice. Prosecuting attorney Chris Wilson said i


Police looking for man accused of choking woman, biting man

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A warrant has been requested for a man accused of domestic assault. Columbia police said Sean Hockley assaulted a female victim by choking her. The woman said it was very difficult to breath during the assault. He was also accused of slapping and punching the woman. Officers said H