Sedalia Police Crime Reports And MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of February 19, 2013
The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
Money and checkbook taken from an unlocked vehicle Monday
At 8:15 Monday morning, a female victim reported the theft of $500 cash and a checkbook from vehicle while she was at the car wash behind the Break Time Convenience Store located at 308 West Broadway. According to the victim, she went to the Break Time for coffee and found that five $100 bills and her checkbook had been taken from her unlocked vehicle when she returned. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.
Victim in the 2400 block of Greenwood reports her debit card stolen
Monday afternoon, a female victim in the 2400 block of Greenwood reportedly discovered her debit card missing, and found it had been used to make a purchase at a local business when she checked her account. There was no information on a possible suspect at the time of the police report.
Thieves target a battery powered wheelchair on Monday
A female victim reported her battery powered wheelchair was stolen on Monday. According to the victim, she was attempting to ride the wheelchair home after being released from jail, but the battery was dead. When someone returned to the area of 2nd and Lamine where she left the wheelchair, they found it was gone. There were no suspects at news time.
Hit-and-Run Accident reported in the 1700 block of West 16th Monday morning
At 11:00 Monday morning, Sedalia police responded to the 1700 block of West 16th on a hit-and-run accident. Upon arrival, officers met with the female victim who told them a vehicle attempted to pass her as she was making a turn and struck the driver’s side of her vehicle. The suspect vehicle then left the scene and had not been located at the time of the police report. There were no injuries resulting from the accident.
MoDOT reports a road sign knocked down in hit-and-run accident
Around 2:45 Monday afternoon, MoDOT reported a hit-and-run accident at Broadway and Kentucky involving a road sign. According to the police report, a witness told officers a red '90s model Toyota struck a yellow and black caution sign in the grass area, then left the scene. The suspect vehicle had not been located at news time.
Benton County Accident injures a Warsaw woman and an Edwards man
At 4:15 Sunday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Route “D” near Edwards in Benton County. The accident occurred as the 1995 Ford driven by 46-year-old Larry Lutes of Roach backed into the path of the 2000 Mercury driven by 89-year-old James Whitworth of Edwards causing the Whitworth vehicle to strike it in the rear. Whitworth and a passenger in the Lutes vehicle, 35-year-old Tamar Ott of Warsaw, suffered moderate injuries and were taken to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach for treatment.
Rollover accident reported this (Tuesday) morning in Lafayette County
Just after 10:00 this (Tuesday) morning, the Missouri State Highway patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Missouri 131 two miles south of Missouri 24 in Lafayette County. The accident happened when the driver of a 2006 Nissan Murano driven by 34-year-old Dani Banks of Odessa lost control of her vehicle, traveled off the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. Banks was wearing her seatbelt and received only minor injuries. She was transported to Centerpoint Hospital by EMS for treatment.