Police Seek Help in Finding Armed Robbery Suspect
COLUMBIA - Police arrested 44-year-old John Dean Meadows on June 28 for a Parole Absconder Warrant. On July 2, detectives of the Criminal Investigation Division arrested him for 3 counts of First Degree Robbery and 3 counts of Armed Criminal Action in connection to the convenience store robberies which occurred on June 25 and 26.
Detectives are still looking for one more suspect, Larry Blackwell Cole, 40. Cole is a black male, 6'2", 210 pounds. A 3 year old photo of him is attached. He has numerous tattoos.
If anyone has information about his location please contact the Columbia Police Department non-emergency number 573-442-6131 or Crime Stoppers at 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.