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Columbia man, charged in an April shooting, arrested again while out on bond

Keon Jordan
Boone County Sheriff's Department
Keon Jordan

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

Columbia police arrested a man Monday morning on multiple charges while he was out on bond for an April shooting. Officers say they recognized him as a suspect in several thefts.

Columbia police arrested Keon Deon Jordan, 23, of Columbia on suspicion of stealing and tampering with a motor vehicle in the area of Bryant and Allen streets.

Prosecutors charged Jordan with one count of stealing.

According to court records, Jordan is charged with stealing a gun, second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and illegal gun possession after a shooting at the Green Hills Mobile Home Park on April 29.

Jordan remained in jail for a month, according to online court records. The court reduced his bond on May 27 and two days later he posted bond records show.

Jordan's last court date for the April shooting was Sept. 3. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 15.

According to court filings, Jordan has a Wednesday court date for the stealing charge. His bond has been set at $25,000.

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Karl Wehmhoener

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  1. Keon Jordan, born in 1997, has two pages of crimes on Casenet, going back to the time he was 18 or 19 years old. I wonder what his juvenile record looks like.
    In 2017, Judge Crane, a Republican, gave him 4 years in DOC for felony Tampering with a Motor Vehicle but allowed a Suspended Execution of Sentence and just 5 years of probation. Why has his probation not been revoked and immediate execution of sentence to DOC?
    For the April 2020 crimes listed in the article, all felonies, including felon in possession of a firearm, his bail was reduced. The story does not give any detail on this so I looked it up on Casenet. Judge Kimberly Shaw, a Democrat, over the State’s objection, reduced the $100,000 cash only bond to $50,000 surety bond which he posted by a bail bonding company to get out of jail.
    He is then charged with stealing. Felons in possession of firearms with long track records of committing crimes need to be in prison, not getting reduced bail. Obviously, our judicial system is broken.

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