Sedalia Police Crime Reports And MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of December 12, 2012
Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports for the afternoon of Dec. 12, 2012.
Fatal accident reported in Johnson County early this (Wednesday) morning
At 1:15 this (Wednesday) morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident on Highway “58” and 1501 Road in Johnson County. The accident occurred as the 1990 Chevrolet driven by 30-year-old Bretton Ripley of Pittsburg, Mo. ran off the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. A passenger in the vehicle, 24-year-old Mary Webb of Holden, was not wearing her seat belt and received fatal injuries in the accident. Ripley and another passenger, Stephanie Saxton of Holden, received serious injuries. Both victims were flown to area hospitals for treatment. The accident report also states the driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
19-year-old woman arrested on an active warrant Tuesday
Around 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia police were dispatched to the 700 block of South Lafayette on a fight. Upon arrival officers found that one of the subjects, identified as 19-year-old Hollie Dawn Kabler-Howe, had an active municipal warrant for failure to appear on a possession charge. Kabler-Howe was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $500 cash only bond.
Thieves target a vehicle in the 1000 block of South Kentucky
At 8:40 Tuesday morning, Sedalia police investigated a damage and theft from a motor vehicle complaint in the 1000 block of South Kentucky. Upon arrival, the victim told the officers someone had pried open the driver’s side door of his vehicle and stole a screwdriver set, a wrench set, a roadside repair kit and some crackers from a child’s lunch box. The report states the screwdriver used to pry the door open was found nearby and has been sent to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Lab for analysis.
For information concerning the rumors of acts of violence at Smith-Cotton High School, see our interview with Assistant Superintendent Brad Pollitt.