Charges filed against armed car thief in Johnson County

| September 18, 2018
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JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. — Bond has been set at $50,000 for a Warrensburg man accused of stealing a car at gunpoint.

Cody Moody, JCSO

According to a probable cause statement filed in a Johnson County courtroom, Cody Moody, 30 approached a woman in Warrensburg Sunday and stole her car at gunpoint.

Warrensburg Police were alerted of the incident and were able to apprehend the suspect a short time later within the Warrensburg city limits.

When he was detained, officers allegedly uncovered a small black handgun inside the stolen vehicle. At least one witness said they saw Moody point the gun at his victim and speed away in her car. He allegedly confessed to the crime when pressed by officials.

Moody is charged with felony first degree robbery, felony armed criminal action, felony stealing a motor vehicle and misdemeanor driving while revoked.

Moody is held at the Johnson County Detention Center. Future court dates have not yet been scheduled.

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Brian Lock is the News Director for KMZU News. He is a resident of Carrollton and attended the University of Missouri - Columbia.