Mexico man arrested for burglary in southeast Columbia
COLUMBIA — A Mexico man was taken into custody without incident Sunday morning after breaking into a Columbia house.
According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to a call around 4:23 a.m. Sunday of a burglary on the 4300 block of Santa Barbara drive.
Upon arriving, 25-year old Charles M. Buchanan of Mexico was arrested. During their investigation, deputies discovered that Buchanan had entered the house and assaulted one of the residents.
Buchanan was arrested on four separate charges: first degree burglary, leaving the scene of an incident, a failure to appear warrant, and non-support warrant. No bail amount has been set on the burglary charge.