Sedalia Police Crime Reports and MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of December 17, 2012
Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports for the afternoon of Dec. 17, 2012.
Fatal accident reported in Johnson County Saturday afternoon
At 1:13 on Saturday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatality accident involving a train on County road 115 just Southeast of US 50 Highway in Johnson County. According to the accident report, the 1997 Chevrolet driven by 52-year-old Ronald Nielson of Warrensburg failed to stop at a railroad crossing and was struck on the passenger side of his vehicle by an Amtrak passenger train. Nielson was transported to Research Hospital by Air Ambulance where he was pronounced deceased by a medical center doctor.
Pizza delivery woman reports being robbed with a weapon
According to a Sedalia police report, night a female pizza delivery woman reported that she had been robbed at 9 o’clock Friday night. The victim told officers two men took a pizza and some money while they held what she believes was a gun to her back. There was no information on possible suspects in that case.
Smithton man arrested for shoplifting at Save A Lot Sunday afternoon
Sedalia police were dispatched to Save-A-Lot at 3040 West Broadway on a shoplifter who was fleeing the area on foot. The police report states the suspect, 28-year-old Marcus Williams of Smithton, was located, as was the merchandise. Williams was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released with a court date.
East side home burglarized sometime over the past month
On Sunday afternoon, Sedalia police responded to a burglary complaint at a residence in the 1400 block of East 9th. Upon arrival, the victim told officers he had not been to the residence in a month, and when he checked the property, a garage, a shed and the home had the electric wiring removed. The home also had the copper water pipes removed, which resulted in the basement having 10 inches of water in it. There were no suspects at news time.
Thieves target a home on East Broadway while victim is out
At 3:00 Sunday afternoon, a female victim in the 800 block of East Broadway reported several things were taken from her home while she was gone for less than half an hour. There were no suspects and the missing items were not included in the police report.
Drive off thief caught on surveillance video at Break Time
Just before midnight on Sunday morning, employees from the Breaktime at 318 West Broadway reported a $19.91 gas drive off. The police report states video surveillance tape captured the event. The suspect had not been located at the time of the police report.
18-year-old woman suffers moderate injuries in a Saline County crash
Just before 10:30 on Saturday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Westbound I-70 at mile marker 81.6 in Saline County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2011 Jeep driven by 32-year-old Joshua Sash of Sedalia, overtook a slow moving 1996 Chevrolet pickup driven by 37-year-old Stephen Adkinson of Kansas City. The report states Sash swerved to avoid the vehicle and lost control, resulting in him sideswiping the Adkinson vehicle and causing it to run off the roadwa, and up an embankment. A passenger in the Adkinson vehicle, 18-year-old Bridgette Allee of Kansas City, Missouri, suffered moderate injuries in the crash and was taken to Fitzgibbon Hospital for treatment.