City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 11, 2020

CONTACT: Brittany Hilderbrand
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.874.7671
policepio@CoMo.gov

Jeff Pitts
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.817.5049
policepio@CoMo.gov

Columbia police arrest two suspects involved in a verbal disturbance with a weapon, Sept. 11

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Sept.11, Columbia Police responded to a report of a verbal disturbance with a weapon in the 700 block of Wilkes Blvd.

Upon arrival, officers located a female victim, 40, who suffered injuries to her head and minor cuts on her arms and legs. Officers stayed with the victim until EMS arrived at the scene to assist. The victim was transported to a local hospital to treat non-life threatening injuries.

With the help of witnesses, officers were able to locate two suspects near the Welcome Inn Motel, located at 1612 Providence Rd. 

The suspects were identified as a Misty Guzman-Castro, 39, and Demeco Williams, 50, both of Columbia. Both suspects have been arrested for second degree assault and armed criminal action.

Columbia police would like to thank the community for their assistance in this case. There are no additional details to provide at this moment. 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous. 


Case Number 2020-008515



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