From:             Hannibal Police Department

Date:              October 28, 2019

Phone:            573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:         Lieutenant J.M. Grote


On Sunday night, October 27th, officers responded to a report of an assault in the 200 block of South 6th Street.  Upon arrival officers located an adult male who had been stabbed at a residence.  Officers arrested Richard A. Reed, 27 of Hannibal. On Monday, October 28th a warrant was issued from  the 10th Judicial Circuit Court charging Reed with Assault First Degree, Armed Criminal Action, and Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine). Reed’s bond is set at $100,000 cash only.  The 36 year old victim was transported by ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital for what appears to be non-life threatening injuries. Reed remains in the Marion County Jail.