Two charged following altercation

A Red Bud man and a Columbia man were both charged with multiple felonies following an incident that took place last week in Columbia.

In a press release, Columbia Police Chief Jason Donjon reported that on March 15 Monroe County State’s Attorney Ryan Webb issued arrest warrants for Corey Embrich, 33, of Red Bud, and Anthony Polka, 31, of Columbia, both for armed violence (a Class 2 felony), aggravated battery (a Class 3 felony) and mob action (a Class 4 felony).

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