Columbia Man Facing Child Sex Crimes

A 34 year old Columbia man is facing child sex crimes after being arrested by Columbia Police yesterday (Tuesday). The department reports that James Patterson befriended a victim through a hula hoop club, and apparently took as many as 800 photographs of her in a hotel room. The victim is said to be 16 when […]

Columbia Residential Fire Causes Major Damage

A fire causes sixty thousand dollars worth of damage to a Columbia residence early this (Wednesday) morning. According to the Columbia Fire Department it happened at around 1:40 this (Wednesday) at 3408 Ridgecrest Drive. The department says the fire was contained to the kitchen. One adult and 2 dogs were in the home at the […]

Former Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Role in Burglary

A former Jefferson City business owner is facing up to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to his role in a burglary scheme. According to court records 27 year old Yevhen Olejovich Drobovych who owned Jefferson City Computer Services plead guilty to one count of mail fraud yesterday (Tuesday) which targeted stealing electronic […]

New Radio System for Audrain County Sheriff’s Department

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Department is moving to a new radio system. The department reports that effective May 1st they will be moving from the conventional 2 way radio system to a system known as the Missouri Statewide Inter-operability network. Audrian County Sheriff Matt Oller says the system was devised in the aftermath of 911. […]

Arrests Made in Mobile Home Break in

A Columbia man and woman are in the Boone County Jail after being arrested in connection to a burglary at a mobile home park on Sunday. According to Police Neighbors at the Crescent Meadows Mobile Home Park identified Dejesus Goacher and Meegan Stewart and called the sheriff’s department. Both are facing charges of 2nd degree […]

Body Found in Fulton May be Remains of Missing Man

An investigation is underway in Fulton after a body is found. According to the Fulton Police Department it could be the missing 31 year old Carl Debrodie, who walked away from his home 1 week ago. Debrodie has mental disabilities and is limited in his communication. Police are not saying where the body was found. […]

Gun and Drugs Found in Battle High School Students Backpack

A student at the Battle High School is facing consequences after administrators report finding a gun and marijuana in a backpack. According to a letter sent out by Battle High School Principal Kim Presko the gun was found yesterday (Monday) with no ammunition and the school administration says they are unaware of the student making […]

New Sturgeon Mayor on Who will be the Next Police Chief

The new mayor of Sturgeon is talking about the towns plan for a police chief. Danny Joiner says they still do not have a chief at the current time. They are operating the police department with 1 officer and 5 reserve officers. Joiner says that the council and city attorney will have discussions about changing […]

Toddler in Stable Condition After Vicious Dog Attack

The 2 year old girl attacked by her family dog last week is in stable condition. According to a report by the Columbia Daily Tribune who spoke with the girls mother the toddler has undergone multiple surgeries and more are to come. She is currently at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. The dog is […]

Eight Year old Hit by Suburban

An 8 year old boy has moderate injuries after being hit while riding his bike in Jefferson City. According to police it happened Saturday night at the 2900 block of South Ten Mile Drive just before 7:30. Police report that the boy failed to yield on his bike to a suburban and was hit in […]