18-year-old arrested for Filing False Report of robbery
On Thursday, an 18-year-old Palmyra resident was arrested by Hannibal Police.
Collier B. Voelkel reported to officers that he had been assaulted and robbed by a male subject while walking in Riverview Park.
A preliminary investigation revealed 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.