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 […]

Mexico High School With Incoming Assistant Principal

The Mexico High School is announcing a new incoming Assistant Principal. Chris Gray is joining the staff for next school year. He comes from the Troy R-III School District where he as worked for the last 19 years, and has a total of 21 years in education.

Mexico Public Safety Report for 5/20/19

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety is reporting the following arrests: On Friday, May 17th, 48 year old James E. Fennewald arrested for a DWI as a prior offender. Saturday, May 18th 29 year old Britney L. Harper arrested for Property Damage, Trespassing and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officers report arresting Harper after an alert citizen called […]

Multiple Incidents Of Storm Damage In Mexico Over the Weekend

Over eight incidents of storm damage in Mexico after strong winds and heavy rains moved through the area on Saturday. Mexico Public Safety says around 6:38 Saturday night a large limb broke a power line in the 800 block of Lafayette. The line remained charged, burning a section of grass. Ameren responded in about 30 […]

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 […]

KXEO Sports Report for 5/20/19

3 Mexico Bulldogs will be advancing to the state track meet preliminaries next weekend. Defending state champion in the long jump, Jasean White is the sectional champion at 22’7. He will be joined by 3rd place high jumper Raef Yager who leaped to a personal best of 6’2. On the girls side Jennifer Jacobi will […]

Extra Police Presence For University Of Missouri Graduation

An increased police presence will be in Columbia this weekend for the University of Missouri Graduation. Around 5,400 students will be taking part in the ceremony with thousands more expected to travel to Columbia from across the country. Both the MU Police Department and Columbia Police will be have extra officers patrolling the area. According […]

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 […]