According to court documents, Scott A. May, a former newspaper columnist, had 30 images and one video of young girls on his computer when he was arrested.
The man, who called himself "Lt. Allen," said he worked for the "Boone County Warrants Division," which doesn't exist.
Rickie Dunn, 40, was shot and killed early Sunday morning at the 1400 block of Illinois Avenue. A second male victim, 18, was treated at an area hospital. The police investigation is ongoing, and few details were available Monday.
Don L. Landers, 76, had health problems, and his death "doesn't appear to be suspicious at this time," said Detective Tom O'Sullivan of the Boone County Sheriff's Department.
An arrest was made after a stolen vehicle was recovered near Business Loop 70 following a Saturday night car chase.
Columbia police made three arrests this week in separate incidents in the city. The police are still looking for a suspect in connection with a robbery at Eagle Stop.
Matthew Crain threatened to set fire to the Columbia Police Department headquarters and to blow up the Boone County Sheriff's Department Building, police say. Crain has been charged with making a terrorist threat.
Charles Hayespleaded guilty to hindering prosecution after he was involved in a 2013 robbery.
A bank robber escaped on a two-wheel getaway ride.
The culprit claimed to be a deputy juvenile officer.
A Columbia man was arrested after police found a pipe bomb in the trunk of the car his wife was driving.
A federal grand jury issued a 56-count indictment involving cocaine and prostitution conspiracy charges. Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies arrested a number of the defendants in a sweep Thursday.
15 Columbia residents, and 12 others from Fulton, Boonville, Jefferson City, Sturgeon, Kingdom City and Springfield, Missouri and Murphysboro, Illinois, were charged in the 56-court indictment.
Don Landers' faces one count and posted a $15,000 bond; Jerry Colster faces two counts and posted a $30,000 bond.
Robert L. Buck was arrested on Sunday after police identified him on security footage in connection with a robbery at the Dollar General store on Vandiver Drive. Buck also implicated himself in Saturday's robbery of a Break Time convenience store, police said.
Donald M. Rowland is accused of the first-degree murder of his wife and armed criminal action. He is currently being held at Boone County jail on a $1 million cash-only bond.
Police are offering a reward for tips that result in an arrest.
Charges are yet to be filed after the arrest of Moniteau County Prosecutor Shayne Healea in connection with the Oct. 25 crash into Addison's window that injured four.
Three Columbia residents were arrested Monday in connection with an armed robbery at a Casey's General Store in Columbia.
The Columbia Police Department responded to a reported shots fired incident early Sunday morning. No one was injured, according to a police news release, and the investigation is ongoing.