Authorities were notified after a Hickman assistant principal noticed a silver vehicle doing doughnuts — intentionally spinning, for fun — in the Boys and Girls Club parking lot, Columbia police spokeswoman Latisha Stroer said in an email. The parking lot is located across the street from Hickman.
Inside the vehicle was an unmarked prescription pill bottle. The contents were and empty zip lock bags.
The Jimmy John's on Range Line Street was robbed Sunday night by three men dressed in dark clothes, hooded sweatshirts and masks.
Columbia police are looking for two armed suspects in connection with a robbery at a north Columbia motel, which sent one person to the hospital.
The driver's defense will include evidence that suggests the driver had been sexually assaulted just before she drove the wrong way on Interstate 70 and caused the crash that killed a 35-year-old man.
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Lee was a freshman wide receiver and had been dismissed from the team last month "for disciplinary reasons," according to previous Missourian reporting.
Twenty-eight residences and six businesses were reported burglarized from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2.
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.