From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:                January 22, 2015

Phone:             573-221-0987

Fax:                  573-221-3966

Contact:           Lt. John Zerbonia


On Tuesday, January 20th, officers of the Hannibal Police department were dispatched to the 900 block of Center St for a report shots being fired. When officers arrived on scene they learned a suspect, identified as 27 year old Kevin J. Griffith, of Hannibal, had been in an argument with another male. During the argument, Griffith took out a handgun and fired several shots at the other mans car and then fled the area in a vehicle. No one was injured during the altercation. On Thursday, January 22nd, officers located Griffith at a residence in the 200 block of Munger Lane. Griffith was taken into custody without incident. A second male subject, 20 year old Tyrees Hill, of Louisiana, Mo, was also taken into custody for interfering with the arrest. During a consensual search of the apartment, a handgun and a substance believed to be marijuana were located.  Griffith was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Property Damage, Armed Criminal Action and Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Griffith was released to the Marion County Jail on a 24 hour hold pending a warrant. Hill was released pending prosecutors review for a warrant.