Columbia Police Reporting A Missing Adult

Columbia Police are reporting a missing adult that could be in the Mexico, Hatton, Fulton, or Columbia areas. 23-year old Michael Benjamin Crum was last seen September 21st in a black Chevrolet Blazer. Crum is a white male, approximately five feet ten inches tall and weighs roughly 150 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to […]

Boone County Extends Health Orders

Columbia / Boone County Public Health and Human Services is extended the existing health orders for the county. No modifications are being made to the orders and they have now been extended until 11:59 p.m. on November 3rd. According to the agency, cases have remained fairly stable, however hospitalizations have increased in the county. While […]

Mexico Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearms Charges

A Mexico man pleads guilty in Federal court to possessing stolen firearms. 27-year old Tyler Andrew Hilderman pleaded guilty to one count of possessing stolen firearms and one count of stealing firearms from a licensed firearms dealer. The charges stem from the Tiger Pawn Shop burglary in Columbia in September of last year. Hilderman and […]

Second Suspect Arrested In Chance Davis Murder

A second person suspected in a Mexico murder is now in police custody. U.S. Marshals Service arrested 25 year old Sadiq J. Moore this (Thursday) morning in Columbia. Moore was arrested on a warrant from the June 27th murder of Chance Davis. Police in Quincy, Illinois arrested Deyton Curtis Fisher for the offense on August […]

Three New Deaths In Boone County Related To COVID-19

Boone County health officials are reporting three new COVID-19 related deaths today (Tuesday). In a press release from the Columbia/Boone County Public Health & Human Services, the deaths occurred over a 10-day period in September but were just reported today (Tuesday). They are all over the age of 80 and were residents of a long-term […]

Boone County Health Orders Get Modifications

Columbia Boone County Public Health and Human Services is modifying a health order in effect until October 6th. Entertainment venues, bars and restaurants serving alcohol must close by 10:30 p.m. but the restriction on stopping alcohol service at 9:00 p.m. is no longer in effect. Food establishments that don’t comply with the health order will […]