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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

18-year-old charged with armed criminal action pleads guilty to receiving stolen property

COLUMBIA, Mo. - An 18-year-old that was charged with armed criminal action and robbery has pleaded guilty to felony receiving stolen property. Keaveon Harris was in court on Monday and will likely be sentenced within the next few weeks. ABC 17 previously reported that Harris threatened a woman, ma

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 17:02:05

Moberly man arrested after weekend fight

MOBERLY, Mo. - A 24-year-old Moberly man will soon be transported back to Missouri after police say he was involved in a violent incident early Saturday morning. Officers were called to the 600 block of Concannon St. for a reported fight at a nearby parking lot. Police arrived to find a victim with


Firefighters respond to trailer fire in north Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE 11:30 am: Firefighters said nobody was home at the time of the fire. Officials said the trailer had a lot of stuff in it making it a little more of a challenge for firefighters to move around. A cause of the fire has not been released. ORIGINAL STORY: Columbia firefighters r

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 16:29:52

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

Student caught with gun pleads guilty, says Centralia High School parent

CENTRALIA, Mo. - In February a Centralia High School student was taken into custody by police after officers and school administrators found a gun and ammunition in their backpack. On Tuesday a sergeant with the Centralia Police Department confirmed that a dispute over a girlfriend occurred before t

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 04:26:54

20-year-old Missouri man charged in deadly crash

STURGEON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper says a 20-year-old man admitted to smoking marijuana before causing a deadly crash. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Isaiah Black, of Sturgeon, was arrested last week on charges of involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxic

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-20 15:20:35

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


Corizon Health Brings Veteran Dorm Program to Missouri

MOBERLY, Mo. - When an Iraq War veteran approached Functional Unit Manager Amanda Lake at Moberly Correctional Center (MCC) with tears filled in his eyes, Lake and her colleagues were originally hesitant to meet his request. The inmate had come to ask her if he could join the new 66-bed veterans dor

HCONEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:14:47

Driver arrested after downtown Columbia crash

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police said one person is in custody Tuesday morning after a single-car crash in downtown Columbia. It happened just after 4 a.m. in the 1100 block of Broadway near the Broadway Hotel. Officials said the car jumped the curb and hit a pedestrian crosswalk signal. There were n


Harrisburg community to dedicate baseball field to coach killed in crash

HARRISBURG, Mo. - The Harrisburg R-VIII School District will dedicate its baseball field Wednesday afternoon to honor one of their teachers and coaches who was killed in a car crash on Route F in September. Brian Simpson, a history teacher and baseball coach, was driving a bus to a cross country me

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 16:17:44

Baby girl found dead in northern Missouri home

Authorities got a 911 call around 10 a.m. Monday regarding an emergency at a home in the small Chariton County town of Rothville. (MGN Online) Authorities are investigating a baby death in northern Missouri. Around 10 a.m. Monday, authorities received a 911 call from a residence in the 300 block of


Officers looking for man accused of killing another man while driving intoxicated

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Law enforcement officers are looking for Isaiah Jayson Black, who is accused of killing another man while driving intoxicated in December. On Thursday, a warrant was served for Black's arrest. ABC 17 previously reported that Thomas Willems, 34, was the man who was killed in the cras


UPDATE: Two arrested after police serve search warrant in central Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Two people have been arrested after they served a search warrant in the 1000 block of Southpark Drive Friday afternoon, Columbia police said. Police said detectives with Vice Narcotics and the Organized Crime Unit, as well as members of the Special Weapons and Tactics team, served th


Mexico man sentenced to life for sexual contact with child

MEXICO, Mo. - Jimmy Dale Burns, 44, of Mexico, was sentenced to life in prison plus seven years in Audrain County court Friday. Burns was found guilty in January on charges of attempted statutory sodomy and resisting arrest. Burns was convicted of having sexual contact with an 8-year-old girl last s


Sturgeon man involved in deadly December wreck charged

A Sturgeon man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a Centralia resident in a head-on collision in December. A Sturgeon man who was involved in a head-on collision in December in which the driver of the other car died has been charged with DWI and Involuntary Manslaughter.


Man pleads guilty in case connected to summer homicide in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Willie Higgins, who was arrested after a 20-year-old was shot and killed in July, pleaded guilty Monday to tampering with evidence and unlawful possession of a firearm. No one has been charged with murder of any degree or manslaughter in the case. Damien Davis, the victim of the summ


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 arrest man accused of punching woman, breaking two doors

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police arrested Davontay Hayes on Monday afternoon after officers responded to the 1500 block of Vandiver Drive for reports of a domestic assault. Police said Hayes and a female victim were in a verbal argument when Hayes became violent. The victim told police that she tri

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 15:11:35

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