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Sedalia Police Crime and MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of August 27, 2013

The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Aug. 27, 2013.

Driver of a truck arrested for DWI when a man falls out of the back

Around 8:00 Monday night, Sedalia police responded to an accident at 13th and Kentucky where a man person had fallen from the back of a truck. The police report states the vehicle did not remain at the accident, but the driver, 49-year-old Terry Dunnavant of Sedalia, was located later and arrested for driving while intoxicated. At the time of the police report, Dunnavant was in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.

Arson suspected in a fire over the weekend

On Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police and Fire responded to the old Sprint Building located at 1716 West Broadway on a fire in the building. Upon arrival, the fire department took control of the fire and extinguished it. Following an investigation by the Sedalia Fire Department, it was determined the fire was incendiary in nature and is being classified as 2nd degree arson. The police report states someone entered the building through the west door, and set the fire nearby. There was no information on a possible suspect in the fire.

Two people arrested on domestic assault charges Monday night

Just after 9:30 Monday night, Sedalia police investigated a disturbance at a residence in the 1000 block of East 13th. Upon arrival, a male and female stated each had been assaulted the other. Officers arrested 31-year-old Caleb Alcorn and 28-year-old Kristy Alcorn.  They were transported to the Pettis County Jail where they were each placed on 24-hour hold pending charges of 3rd degree domestic assault.

Thieves steal electrical wiring and copper pipes from a rental house

At 11:00 Monday morning, Sedalia police took a property damage complaint from a landlord of a house in the 1500 block of South Harrison. According to the victim, someone entered the vacant house sometime over the past week and ripped the electrical wiring out of the walls and removed copper pipes, causing thousands of dollars in damages. There were no suspects at news time.

Mountain bike stolen from a hallway on West 3rd

At 6:48 this morning, a female victim in the 700 block of West 3rd reported her Blue 26” Mountain Bike was stolen sometime after midnight. The victim told Sedalia police officers the bike was in the hallway next to her apartment when it was stolen. The bike was valued at $200. There were no suspects in the case.

Fatal accident reported in Johnson County Sunday afternoon

At 4:21 Sunday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle fatality accident that occurred on Northwest 901 just North of West Division in Johnson County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2006 Dodge Dakota driven by 56-year-old Charles Allgood of Holden lost control of his vehicle on the gravel roadway during a turn, skidded sideways and overturned. Allgood, who was not wearing his seat belt, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Johnson County Coroner and was taken to Williams Funeral Home in Holden. A passenger, 54-year-old Edith Phelps of Holden, was wearing her seat belt and received minor injuries in the accident. Phelps was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center for treatment by private vehicles.

Pettis County accident Monday night injures a 20-year-old Sedalia man

Around 9:40 Monday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with the Pettis County Sheriff’s Department reported a one-vehicle injury accident on Southbound US 65 Highway north of Mount Herman Road in Pettis County.  The accident happened as the 1993 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 20-year-old Cody Lappat of Sedalia traveled off the roadway, struck a rock bluff, overturned and caught fire. Lappat, who was not wearing a seat belt, suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by EMS for treatment.

Two teenagers injured in a Benton County rollover accident Monday afternoon

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an injury accident that occurred a mile and a half north of Missouri Highway 52 in Benton County at 4:15 Monday afternoon. The accident report states that the accident happened as the 2000 Mercury driven by 16-year-old Curtis Sternadel of Cole Camp travelled off the roadway and overturned. Sternadel and a passenger, Shawn Naylor of Sedalia, were both wearing seatbelts and received minor injuries. Both victims were taken by EMS to Bothwell Hospital for treatment.

Warrensburg woman injured in a Johnson County accident avoiding a dog in the roadway

At 10:30 Sunday night, a trooper with the Missouri State Highway patrol and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department reported a one-vehicle accident on US 50 Highway East of Northwest 821 Road in Johnson County. The accident reportedly occurred as the driver of a 2005 Jeep Cherokee, 30-year-old Bryan Kelly of Warrensburg, swerved to avoid a dog in the roadway, causing the vehicle to travel off the roadway and overturn. A passenger in the vehicle, 28-year-old Fallon Kelly of Warrensburg, received minor injuries in the accident and was taken to Western Missouri Medical Center by private vehicle for treatment.

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