From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:               December 15, 2020

Phone:            573-221-0987

Fax:                  573-221-3966

Contact:          Lieutenant J.M. Grote


On Monday, December 14th, at approximately 9:36pm officers with the Hannibal Police Department were called to the 100 block of Collins St for a report of a gunshot. Witnesses saw two males flee the area. Officers contacted Peyton R.Worrell, 17 of Hannibal, and a male juvenile in the 100 block of North Maple St. Officers recovered a handgun from Worrell and a bb gun that appeared to be a realistic handgun from the juvenile. Worrell and the juvenile were arrested. Worrell was taken to the Marion County Jail pending formal charges. The juvenile was taken to the Hannibal Police Department and later released by a 10th Circuit Juvenile Officer to a guardian.


On Tuesday, December 15th a warrant was issued by the Circuit Court of Marion County Associate Division charging Worrell with Unlawful Use of a Firearm While Intoxicated. His bond is set at $10,000.00 cash or surety. Worrell remains in the Marion County Jail.