Columbia Police Ask For Help Locating Missing Woman

The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a woman last seen on October 8. Police say 28 year old Mengqi Elledge was last seen at her residence in the 2600 block of Eastwood Drive at 11:30 PM when she went to bed. Her husband reports she was gone when he woke […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 10/11/19

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 36 year old Cory J. Knopik yesterday (Thursday) for failure to appear in court on a Boone County Warrant. CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service yesterday (Thursday): Threats on Curtis. A fight in progress at the corner of East Jackson […]

Downed Electric Line Causes Roof Fire At Mexico House

A downed electric line the cause of the roof of a house catching fire in Mexico this (Friday) morning. According to Mexico Public it happened just after midnight in the 1200 block of North Jefferson. A falling limb pulled a residential power line down, and then broke the weather head from the meter. A considerable […]

Dog Injured By Bobcat Near Mexico

A dog in Mexico is recovering after getting into an altercation with a bobcat north of Mexico on Tuesday. According to Audrain County Conservation Agent Norman Steelman, it isn’t common for a bobcat to be that close to a residence. Steelman reports bobcats are becoming more common in the area, and if one is seen […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 10/10/19

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 30 year old India M. Johnson this (Wednesday) morning for DWI, Possession of Drugs, and Possession of Marijuana. Mexico Public Safety went to the following calls for service yesterday (Wednesday): Suspicious activity on Ruth Court. Leaving without paying for gas on East Liberty. A natural gas odor […]

Shots Fired Incident On Carson Street In Mexico

A shots fired incident in Mexico is being reported. According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 3:56 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon in the 600 block of Carson Street. One gun was fired during part of an ongoing dispute between 2 people. No injuries or property was damaged during the incident and an investigation is continuing.