Sedalia Police Crime Reports and MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of December 10, 2012
Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports for the afternoon of December 10, 2012.
MSHP reports a fatal accident Friday night
At 10:15 Friday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one vehicle fatality accident on Olive Branch Road approximately 3/4 of a mile North of Route “HH” in Pettis County. According to the report, the accident occurred as the 1996 Ford driven by 19-year-old Joshua Holbert of Sedalia traveled off the roadway, struck a guardrail and overturned. The vehicle then went down an embankment and came to rest in a treeline. Holbert was pronounced deceased by the Pettis County Coroner Robert “Skip” Smith, and was taken to Bothwell Hospital by the coroner.
Sedalia police receive a statement from a female subject on a missing Sedalia woman
According to a Sedalia police report, a female subject came to the station around 11:00 Sunday morning and made a statement that she had information on Dana Bruce, a Sedalia woman who has been missing for more than two years. There was no information on the identity of the female subject making the report or the information she gave in the statement.
Sedalia man taken into protective custody after threatening to kill himself
At 4:21 this (Monday) morning, Sedalia police responded to a call on a subject having suicidal thoughts and threatening to kill himself with a firearm. The police took the 46-year-old male subject into protective custody and transported him to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on 96-hour Detention evaluation.
Traffic stop Thursday morning nets a 35-year-old suspect with warrants
Around 9:40 Thursday morning, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at 32nd and Clarenden Road with an owner with two failure to appear warrants out of Pettis County. 35-year-old Cody Joann Traikill of Sedalia was arrested at the scene and taken to the Pettis County jail pending $1500 cash only in bonds.
Two men arrested early Saturday morning on multiple charges
At 2:47 Saturday morning, Sedalia police investigated a call on suspicious activity at 3rd Street Storage located at 721 East 3rd. Upon arrival, the caller told officers two male suspects had attempted to gain entry to storage units. The police report states a church van was also found to be damaged. The suspects were located at 6th and Hancock, where they were arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. At the time of the police report, 18-year-old Justyn Barrett and 21-year-old Jeremy Rader, both of Sedalia, were arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where they were booked and released pending state charges of property damage and tampering with a motor vehicle. Barrett was also found to have a failure to appear warrant out of Henry County, and remained in jail pending a $500 bond.
21-year-old Sedalia man arrested Sunday morning on a failure to appear warrant
Just before 1:00 Sunday morning Sedalia police responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of West 7th. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a suspect, identified as 21-year-old Jessie Cornwell of Sedalia, who was found to have a municipal warrant for failure to appear. At the time of the police report, Cornwell was in the Pettis County Jail pending a $200 cash only bond.
Man arrested Saturday night for shooting fireworks in the city
At 9:35 Saturday night, Sedalia police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Chestnut on the report of fireworks being shot off. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect, 38-year-old Michael Davis of Sedalia, and arrested him for possession of fireworks inside the city limits. The police report also states peace disturbance charges are being sought. Bond was set at $107 for Davis.
27-year-old Sedalia woman arrested at Walmart for stealing
Just after 3:00 Sunday afternoon, Sedalia police arrested 27-year-old Brittney Marriott of Sedalia on a charge of stealing at the Walmart store. According to the police report, the suspect was observed leaving the store with items she had not paid for. Marriott was booked and released at the Pettis County Jail with a court date.
Local business reports a case of possible fraud to the Sedalia police
Thursday afternoon, management at National TV located at 1400 South Limit reported an ex-employee was believed to have written a contract using someone’s name not his own to lease items from the store. The items with a remaining balance of over $500 have not been returned to the store. The case is being investigated.
Thefts reported to Sedalia police over the weekend
On Sunday afternoon, a victim in the 1200 block of East 5th reported a television and gaming system valued at $800 was stolen from her residence. There were no suspects at news time.
Early Saturday morning, Sedalia police took a theft complaint from a victim at 100 Road Runner Court. According to the victim, someone stole an XBox, 2 controllers and 3 games valued at $420 from their apartment. The victim gave officers the names of two possible suspects in the case.