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Crime

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of arson in July fire

The July 5 fire caused more than $75,000 in damage to the home.

Man injured in armed home invasion in Columbia

Three men armed with guns forced their way into an apartment in north Columbia early Thursday and tied up and struck a man in the apartment.

Armed robber at large after bank robbery

A man got away with an undisclosed about of money after robbing a Landmark Bank in north Columbia on Wednesday afternoon.

Columbia man, indicted on drug trafficking charges, arrested

Malcolm D. Redmon, whose trial on a felony assault charge will begin later this month, was arrested Tuesday morning on federal cocaine charges following a July 30 indictment.

Man accused of using Craigslist to try to perform lewd acts with dog

Jerald Lee Hill, 56, of Roach, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted unlawful sex with an animal and attempted animal abuse.

Deputy arrests 3 on burglary charges during check of unoccupied house

The Boone County sheriff's deputy checking on a Rocheport house that had recently been broken into saw two people fleeing. Another person was in a car in the driveway.

3 gunfire incidents reported in Columbia; 1 injured

The early morning incidents occurred around 701 Big Bear Blvd., 716 Business Loop E. and the 1400 block of Avatar Court.

Columbia man accused of possessing, promoting child pornography

Scott May, 57, was charged with first-degree promoting child pornography and felony possession of child pornography Thursday after an investigation that began in May.

2 arrests made in connection with 2011 disappearance of Harrisburg man

Boone County Sheriff's deputies now consider Charles Bell's 2011 death a homicide investigation.

Two Columbia homes struck by bullets overnight

A chase followed after reports that shots had been fired on the 4500 block of Rice Road.

Two arrested on suspicion of robbery, assault

A man was robbed of his PlayStation 3 and beaten by a group of people when he tried to get it back, Detective Tom O'Sullivan said. Two Columbia teens were arrested in connection to the incident.

Scammers targeting Columbia residents, police warn

Callers claiming to be from Columbia Water and Light, the Internal Revenue Service, and Ameren Missouri have been targeting Columbia residents, the Columbia Police Department warned.

 

Columbia man arrrested on child pornography charges

Tyler R. Creath, 29, of Columbia was arrested after a search turned up hundreds of images of children and infants being molested.

Man arrested on suspicion of robbery at Dollar General

The Kansas City man had a 5-year-old and 6-year-old with him and was reportedly believed to be under the influence of PCP.

Man arrested on suspicion of first-degree burglary, parental kidnapping

A man was arrested Monday night on suspicion of breaking into a residence on Godas Drive and kidnapping an infant.

Second suspect arrested in shooting that injured two

A second suspect in the July 5 shooting that injured two women on West Worley Street was arrested Monday morning.

 

Man arrested after shotgun wielded in ATV argument

David Baker, 63, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon after a man pulled out a shotgun during an argument with all-terrain vehicle riders.

Hickman football coach pleads guilty to DWI

Arnel Monroe, 47, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, he was still an employee of Columbia Public Schools, a district spokeswoman said.

Empathetic approach yields results for Missouri's at-risk youths

Missouri's model of teaching, rather than punishing juvenile offenders has led to low recidivism rates and positive results. 

Columbia police seek man in Super 8 armed robbery

Columbia police responded to an armed robbery in progress early Wednesday morning at the Super 8 hotel on Clark Lane. The perpetrator is still at large.

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