From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:               April 2, 2018

Phone:            573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:          Lt. John Zerbonia


On Thursday, March 29th Collier B. Voelkel (18 of Palmyra) reported to officers of the Hannibal Police Department that he had been assaulted and robbed by a male subject while walking in Riverview Park. When officers conducted a preliminary investigation into the allegations, it was discovered Voelkel had manufactured the story after being scammed out of money over the internet. Voelkel was arrested for Filing a False Report and released pending prosecutor review.