Sedalia Police responded to the 1800 block of E. 16th Street on May 27 to investigate an accident.

According to a police report, a vehicle had struck a parked vehicle in the area. A caller told police she believed the suspect to be intoxicated, and said that he was trying to leave the scene.

Police located the suspect, Romualdo Galeana Espindola, 28, of Sedalia, and say he was intoxicated. Espindola was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold for driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, and driving without a valid license.

Kurt Parsons