Tips To Keep Pets Safe In Heat

With some of the hottest days of the season approaching, the Columbia/Boone County Animal Control Division is offering some tips to keep pets safe in the heat. The first is to never leave a pet in a parked car. Temperatures inside can increase drastically very quickly. Watch humidity on hot days. Animals pant to evaporate […]

One Arrested In Multi-County Police Chase

One person was arrested after a multi-county chase last night. [Monday] The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy attempted a traffic stop after he determined the vehicle had been stolen from St. Peters. The driver, identified as 27 year old Robert Roberts of St. Peters, then fled from the deputy and the chase continued […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 7/16/19

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 37 year old Evelyn M. Davenport yesterday (Monday) on a Boone County Warrant.   CALLS FOR SERVICE: Public safety responded to these calls yesterday (Monday): A stolen vehicle on Grove. A stealing or theft at East Monroe. A vehicle break in reported at the South Clark Apartments. […]

Heat Wave To Hit Mid-Missouri

The National Weather Service is saying the hottest days of the year are on the way later this week. The NWS reports an excessive heat watch will go into effect Wednesday afternoon and will continue through Saturday. High temperatures are expected to be in the mid to upper 90s with nighttime lows in the upper […]

Fines For Poaching To Increase

The Missouri Department of Conservation announced today [Monday] poachers in the state will face steeper penalties under a new law signed by Governor Mike Parson. The new law specifies that fines for elk or black bear killed illegally will be between $10 thousand and $15 thousand dollars, each whitetail buck poached will cost the poacher […]

Mexico Woman Arrested On Numerous Charges After Damaging Patrol Car

A Mexico  woman was arrested on numerous charges over the weekend after allegedly causing a vehicle accident and damaging property owned by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton reports 31 year old Amanda Hagar was highly intoxicated while returning home from a float trip with her 30 year old boyfriend and […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 7/15/19

CAR ACCIDENTS: A one car accident reported on Saturday morning in the 900 block of North Western in Mexico. According to the accident report it happened when 55 year old David L. Engleman of Mexico was in a vehicle pulling farm equipment and a hit a utility pole, got tangled in the cable lines breaking […]

Asphalt Resurfacing Project To Begin Monday

The City of Mexico says the annual asphalt resurfacing project is expected to begin Monday. Christensen Construction will be resurfacing Lakeview Road between Clark and Fairground, as well as North Jefferson Street between Love and the north city limits. The street closure on Lakeview is expected to begin Monday at around 6:30 in the morning […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 7/12/19

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 27 year old Jena L. Duncan for a City of Mexico Warrant. CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service yesterday (Thursday). Harassment at the Mexico City Square. Shop lifting at 4820 South Clark. A natural gas odor on Carrico. A foot pursuit […]