Sedalia Crime Reports and MSHP Accident Report: Afternoon of October 30, 2013
The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Oct. 30, 2013.
Woman stopped for driving while suspended
At 4:38 Sunday morning, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at Broadway and New York with a driver known to be suspended. Upon contact with the driver, 38-year-old April Smith of Sedalia, she was arrested for driving while suspended and transported to the Pettis County jail pending $533.50.
Sedalia police take a suspect with a warrant into custody at the Benton County line
Just before 6:30, Sedalia police were dispatched to the Benton/Pettis County line to take a suspect with a failure to appear warrant out of Sedalia into custody. Upon arrival, officers arrested 24-year-old Clayton Eckler on the active warrant and transported him to the Pettis County Jail pending a bond of $88.50.
Traffic stop Sunday morning lands a Sedalia man in jail
At 4:35 Sunday morning, Sedalia police observed a vehicle that was speeding. When the officer followed the vehicle, which had turned at 10th and Missouri, the vehicle was located sitting in the roadway with no one in the driver’s seat. A passenger in the vehicle told officers he did not know where the driver went. A check on the passenger revealed he had a Johnson County warrant for speeding. He was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a $500 bond.
A dog was taken from a man’s yard in the 1800 block of East 9th
Around 11:40 Tuesday morning, a victim in the 1800 block of East 9th reported his 11-year-old Pug valued at $400 was stolen from his yard. The dog is described as tan and black was wearing a black collar.
Pettis County Sheriff’s reports
At 9:22 Tuesday morning, Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 30-year-old Thomas Martinez on a probation and parole warrant at the probation and parole office located at 205 Thompson Blvd. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail pending further actions.
Monday evening Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a reported disturbance on Martha Lane. The investigation is still ongoing.
Accident on I-70 injures a Nebraska woman Tuesday
At 10:00 Tuesday night, the Missouri state Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Westbound I-70 at mile marker 76.8. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2001 Ford driven by 48-year-old Teresa Smith of Omaha, Neb. travelled off the roadway and struck a guard rail, causing extensive damage to the vehicle. Smith received minor injuries and refused treatment.