Palmyra man arrested on assault charges


Sloan Chamberlain

PALMYRA, Mo. — A Palmyra man was arrested Thursday following a reported assault.

Palmyra Police Department responded to 119 E. Jackson after 10 a.m. Thursday. A report from PPD said Sloan Chamberlain, 25, of Palmyra, was involved in a verbal argument. Witnesses said the incident escalated and turned physical.

The victim was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment.

Around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, officers located Chamberlain and placed him under arrest, charging him with second-degree assault. Palmyra Police report Chamberlain was in possession of what was believed to be a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Chamberlain was taken to the Marion County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold, pending a warrant issued by the Marion County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.

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