Hannibal Police Investigating Shots Fired Case

Hannibal Police are investigating a shots fired incident last (Thursday). The department says they responded to the 100 block of Pioneer Trail just before 8, and found there had been a physical altercation between two people. Officers say during the altercation a handgun was pulled and several shots were fired, although they believe no one […]

Deep Frying Turns into Garage Fire

No injuries are being reported after a fire at a Boone County home last (Thursday) night. According to fire officials it happened at the 4400 block of Brookview Terrace just after 7. The fire is said to have started in the garage due to hot grease from deep frying a turkey. Around five thousand dollars […]

Jefferson City Man Arrested for Theft

A Jefferson City man is facing charges of felony theft and possession of a firearm after an arrest last (Thursday) night. The Jefferson City Police department says they have investigated a number of thefts from unlocked motor vehicles, 2 of which involved firearms. Police report serving a search warrant in the 200 Block of Benton […]

Boone County Deputies go through Crisis Training

Area law enforcement officers are undergoing intensive training this week to learn how to better successfully manage a crisis involving individuals with mental health, substance abuse and other issues. The training is taking at the Boone Electric Cooperative Community Room for the Crisis Intervention Team from the Boone County Sheriff’s Department. On Friday law enforcement […]

Jefferson City Increase in Reported Thefts from Unlocked Cars

The Jefferson City Police Department is seeing an increase in reported thefts from unlocked cars over the last several days. The thefts are said to have happened throughout Jefferson City, specifically in the Eastwood and Brookdale area, as well as Satinwood Drive. The department is reminding folks to lock their vehicles and keep valuables out […]

Man Who Caused Columbia Schools to be Locked Down Identified

The man who caused several Columbia Schools to be locked down yesterday (Wednesday) is being identified as 33 year old Brandon Hensley of Columbia. Police report responded to a report of a stolen car yesterday (Wednesday) and ended up going on a foot chase and deployed a taser on Hensley who is identified as the […]

Multiple Gun Thefts from Vehicles in Columbia Reported

Columbia residents are being reminded to put their guns out of sight if they leave their weapons in their car after multiple reports of stolen firearms. According to police 114 guns are being reported as stolen since the January. Police say it is best to secure the guns in a lockbox if they are being […]

Multiple Tool Thefts in Boone County

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is investigating numerous reports involving tool thefts from businesses, residences and construction sites in the north Route B and Highway 63 North areas. The department says they have received at least 8 reports of the thefts that started in early October. A church storage building on North Brown Station Road […]

Vandalia Looking to Start Neighborhood Watch Program

The city of Vandalia is looking to start up a neighborhood watch program. Chief of Police Chris Hamman says its just another way to keep Vandalia safe. Hamman says they will hold monthly meetings for the program as they try to get more people to join.