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Mexico police respond to gun threat

Posted on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 9:05 am

On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at approximately 10:29AM, the Mexico Public Safety Department responded to the 1400 block of S Coal Street in reference to someone being threatened with a gun. Responding personnel located Kevin L Jackson, age 19 of Mexico, in the area. Jackson was arrested without incident, processed at MPSD, and taken to the Audrain County Jail for Assault 4th degree, Unlawful Use of Weapon, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child 2nd degree. There were no injuries from the incident.
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