From:               Hannibal Police Department

Date:                June 21, 2020

Phone:             573-221-0987

Fax:                  573-221-3966

Contact:           Lt. Michael L Routh


On June 21, 2020, a criminal arrest warrant was issued in the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County charging Justin DeWitt 21 currently homeless  with one count of a Class D felony of Assault- 2nd degree, one count of unlawful use of weapon, one count of armed criminal action.. This warrant was as a result of a call the police responded to at approximately 3:3pam Saturday of a Disturbance in the 700 block of Walnut Street.  According to officers reports; through investigation they discovered that a 58 year old Hannibal woman reported that she had been assaulted by Dewitt while he was a passenger in her vehicle.   During the assault the female received physical injuries that required medical attention but were non- life threatening.   At the time of the alleged assault Dewitt  was located and taken into custody. .  He was arrested and placed on a 24 hour hold in the Marion County Jail for the assault.   His bond was set at 10,000.00 cash or surety and he remains in the Marion County Jail.