The Maneater


‘Driving While Black in Columbia’ addresses the difference between racial disparities in law enforcement and discrimination

9.7 percent of Columbia’s population account for 24 to 33 percent of vehicle stops.

Ellis Library sexual misconduct suspect to face court

Columbia resident Daniel Northington Hughes, 28, was arrested on Sunday, Sept. 16 and will go to court Oct. 3 at 1:30 p.m.

New app paid for by MUPD to make it safer for students walking alone

Rave Guardian is designed to give students a virtual “guardian” to walk with them.

MUPD nightly routine illuminated through student ride along

Stolen vehicles, machetes and french horns are all in a night’s work for these officers.

MIP policy changes to send first-time offenders to class before court

In years past, students charged with MIPs would first be sent to court, and then risk up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine.

Missouri legislators to hear bill that would allow concealed carry on public college campuses

Rep. Jered Taylor’s bill aims to reduce the number of gun-free zones in the state, eliminating college campuses, businesses, churches and the state Capitol from the list of banned places.

New MUPD substation to allow more student accessibility to on-campus officers

The station will allow officers to be more visible and available for students, Dean of Students Jeff Zeilenga said.

Person involved in active threat on campus is no longer a threat to campus, MU officials say

The female subject was officially taken into police custody after a campus-wide search this afternoon.

MUPD’s messaging system, MU Alert, aims to keep students updated and aware

MUPD Chief Doug Schwandt said that sending out each MU Alert emergency message is an individual decision.

MUPD releases annual crime statistics report

On-campus, non-campus and public property locations have seen major shifts among liquor and drug law arrests, as well as hate crimes.

Jeremiah Tilmon arrested for possession of intoxicants in Columbia

The four-star center arrived on campus on June 3.

UPDATED: MUPD issues crime alert of sexual assault near Virginia Ave. garage

Police issued a second report of three related suspicious incidents. The suspect has been identified.

Sexual misconduct arrest made at Speakers Circle

The arrest is unrelated to the three other sexual misconduct incidents that occurred on campus last year.

Homecoming Parade preparation takes into account construction, possible disruptions

Homecoming Parade Committee member Abrea Mizer: “We’ve been working really hard to make sure the parade will run smoothly and to make it as quick as possible, yet still enjoyable for everyone.”

UPDATED: MUPD arrests 43-year-old for indecent exposure

James Bennett was arrested at approximately 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday after MUPD found him in a vehicle matching the initial report.

Update: Robbery reported near Wolpers Hall

The suspect allegedly had a handgun and demanded money from a food delivery driver.

MUPD arrests suspect in MU shooting incident

The 22-year-old man was apprehended Thursday afternoon.

Explainer: MUPD, CPD follow different procedures for marijuana possession

MUPD is commissioned by both the state of Missouri and the city of Columbia, giving it dual jurisdiction and the ability to bypass the city ordinance that prevents those with a marijuana misdemeanor from being detained.

MUPD confirms shots fired near Traditions Plaza

The shooting took place at the same time as an Omega Psi Phi event. No injuries were reported.

Sexual assault allegation leads to student arrest, pending investigation

Sophomore Conner Whyte was arrested Sunday on suspicion of first-degree rape and sodomy Sunday afternoon.