Boone County Homicide Investigation

A homicide investigation is underway in Boone County after a report of gun violence yesterday (Sunday) morning. According to detective Tom O’ Sullivan with the Boone County Sheriff’s Department it happened on Sarazen Drive in Columbia. Deputies found a man had been shot in a home, he was pronounced dead at the scene. No one […]

Audrain County Expected To Get Three To Six Inches In Winter Storm

The National Weather Service out of St. Louis is issuing a winter storm watch for Audrain County. 3-6 inches of snow is predicted in Audrain County starting tomorrow (Friday) afternoon and continuing into Saturday night. Audrain County Emergency Management Director Nicholas Tietsort says he is monitoring the storm. The National Weather Service recommends to begin […]

Mexico Man Arrested In Centralia After Taking Police On Car Chase

A Mexico man is facing charges after taking police on a chase and wrecking his vehicle in Centralia. Carl J. Dehn was arrested on Monday night at the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 151. According to police Dehn took off after officers tried to stop him for a registration violation. Dehn was later found […]

Final Report Released Shows Pilot Impaired In Fatal Boone County Plane Crash

A toxicology report released today (Thursday) is showing psychoactive drugs to be the main contributing factor in a 2017 Boone County fatal plane crash. The National Transportation Safety Board released its final analysis of the crash and say toxicology test results indicated that the pilot 67 year old Charles McCutcheon had used cocaine, methamphetamine, clonazepam, […]

Boone County Homicide Investigation

A homicide investigation is continuing in Boone County after a 24 year old woman was found dead at a house over the weekend. According to authorities Ahmonta Harris was found dead from gun shots at a residence at the 5700 block of Limoges Drive around 11:15 Saturday night. No more information is being released at […]

Boone House Fire Under Investigation

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a mobile home fire last night. [Friday] Crews were dispatched to the 7900 block of Route Y at around 6:30 and found the home fully engulfed in flames. No one lived in the house that was deemed a total loss.

Burglary Suspect Shot By Boone County Deputy, Second Suspect On the Run

One burglary suspect has non life threatening wounds after being shot by a Boone County Deputy, a second burglary suspect is still on the loose. It happened yesterday (Monday) afternoon on Schooner Road in Columbia when a nearby citizen reported 2 men breaking in through the back door of a house. Boone County Deputies say […]

Boone County Homicide Shooting Victim Identified Investigation Continuing

A homicide investigation is underway in Boone County after a 23 year old man was shot yesterday (Wednesday) outside of an apartment building. According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department Louis L. Green Jr. was pronounced dead at the University Hospital shortly after 4 yesterday (Wednesday). Deputies were called to an apartment building in the […]

High Speed Chase Through Boone County Leads to Arrest

A high speed chase through Boone County reaches speeds of 100 and 110 miles per hour this (Monday) morning and leads to an arrest. It started around 12:30 this (Monday) morning when officers attempted to stop a vehicle near the intersection of Highway 124 and Highway 22. According to officers the driver, Matthew Riggs, sped […]