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Anti-gang task force makes arrests

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on July 28, 2011. COLUMBIA — Ten adults and one juvenile have been arrested since Monday by a task force aimed at combating gang activities, Columbia police said Thursday. The task force is made up of Columbia Police Department officers, Boone County Sheriff’s Department deputies, FBI agents and […]

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Police, Review Board talk about improving relationship

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on July 19, 2011. COLUMBIA — Though they say there’s no rift, the Columbia police and the Citizens Police Review Board will soon tell City Council what they think can be done to improve their relationship. At the end of the July 5 council meeting, Mayor Bob McDavid […]

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Police seek assault suspect

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on June 29, 2010. COLUMBIA — Police have applied for a second-degree domestic assault arrest warrant for a 36-year-old man suspected of assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend, Columbia Police Department Public Information Officer Latisha Stroer said. Police are still looking for the man, Arthur C. Williams. […]

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Man, mother arrested in assault case

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Nov 5, 2010. COLUMBIA — A Columbia man and his mother were arrested early Friday morning for suspected involvement in a stabbing incident, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department said. Ja’Vante Thomas, 18, and his mother, Jennifer Thomas, 34, were taken into custody after a heated […]

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Arrests on Homecoming game

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Oct 24, 2010. COLUMBIA — As thousands of Missouri fans, spurred by a victory over the Oklahoma Sooners, rushed the field Saturday night, law enforcement wasn’t taken by surprise. “Plans were in place,” MU Police Department Capt. Brian Weimer said. “It’s not like it happened […]

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Police respond to nine burglaries

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Oct 24, 2010. COLUMBIA — Nine burglaries were reported over the weekend. The incidents occurred between Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department. It is likely that perpetrators took advantage of people leaving their homes for […]

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Senator’s brother arrested on drug charge

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Oct 22, 2010. COLUMBIA — William McCaskill, brother of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, was arrested Wednesday in his hometown of Holts Summit on a warrant for felony drug possession. McCaskill, 48, was charged with drug possession on Aug. 31, and a warrant was issued for […]

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