Naked Burglar Arrested in Columbia Facing Multiple Charges

A man who allegedly broke into two different homes in Columbia yesterday (Sunday) while naked is now arrested and facing charges. Columbia Police say 35 year old Victor Hugo Mendoza of Columbia was arrested yesterday (Sunday) facing charges of burglary, sexual misconduct, assault, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. Mendoza allegedly was found […]

Columbia Police Trying To Identify Naked Burglar

Columbia Police are trying to identify a person who was found naked in the bedrooms of two houses in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 18th. Police say the individual entered Columbia homes in the 5800 block of Canaveral Drive and the 5800 block of Neptune. In both incidents, the residents woke up and […]

Woman Arrested In Moberly With Two Active Warrants

Moberly Police report the arrest of a Bonnets Mill, Missouri woman who was found to have 2 active warrants. A report was taken on Saturday night of a woman shoplifting at Gordman’s department store in Moberly at 1720 Crete Road. Officers say when they found the female she denied having concealed any merchandise, and claimed […]

Mexico City Council Approves Money For East Central Drug Task Force

The city of Mexico is granting eleven thousand five hundred dollars to the East Central Drug Task Force. Mexico Public Safety Chief Susan Rockett says the money will go into a general fund and will be used with grants that fund the program. Eight counties and fourteen municipalities along with Mexico Public Safety, and the […]

Abortion Bill Passes House, Protesters Removed From Gallery

Protesters against a Missouri bill that would ban abortion past 8 weeks of pregnancy temporarily interrupted debate today. [Friday] Dozens of abortion-rights supporters were instructed to leave the galleries after chanting “when you lie, people die”. The bill was approved by the house today, and is now headed to Governor Mike Parson, who is expected […]

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Columbia Regional Airport

A plane made a safe landing at Columbia Regional Airport this morning after the pilot reported electrical issues. [Friday] Emergency personnel and equipment were dispatched at around 11:45 when a Piper PA 32r single engine aircraft with three people on board reported the problem. The plane had taken off from the Omar Bradley Airport in […]

Wellsville Officer Loses Battle With Cancer

The City of Wellsville is mourning the passing of a police officer today. [Friday] The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office extended condolences to friends and family of David Hurst. Hurst passed away Thursday night at 10:42 pm after a lengthy battle with cancer.