advertisement

Columbia man still sought in connection with convenience store robberies

Thursday, July 4, 2013 | 6:34 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Police were still seeking a Columbia man Thursday in connection with two armed robberies that occurred last week.

Larry Blackwell Cole, 40, remained a suspect in the robberies that took place around 2 a.m. June 26, according to a release from the Columbia Police Department. The first robbery occurred at Midwest Petroleum, 101 E. Nifong Blvd., and the second took place at Break Time Convenience Store, 1410 Forum Blvd.

Police charged John Dean Meadows of Columbia on Tuesday in relation to the robberies with two counts of first-degree robbery and one count of first-degree attempted robbery, according to court records. Bond was set at $150,000, but Meadows was no longer being held in Boone County Jail by 6 p.m. Thursday, according to the jail's website.

Anyone with information about Cole’s location is requested to contact the Columbia Police Department at 442-6131. Those wanting to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 875-8477.

Supervising editor is Jake Kreinberg.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements