Sedalia Police Crime Reports and MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of February 25, 2014
The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
Sedalia woman arrested for stealing at Walmart
At 7:25 Monday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Walmart Store at 3201 West Broadway on a report of stealing. According to the complainant, Maria Shute of Stover had attempted to leave the store with items not paid for. Officers arrested Shute and transported her to the Pettis County jail pending a $533.50 bond.
Five people injured in a Benton County accident Friday
Just before 6:30 Friday (Feb. 21) morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an accident with multiple injuries. The accident occurred on US-65 Highway at Route “BB” in Benton County when a 1990 Oldsmobile driven by 55-year-old Ricky Roberts of Lincoln failed to yield to traffic and pulled into the path of a 2004 Chevrolet driven by 29-year-old Rebecca Butcher of Warsaw. The Butcher vehicle struck the Robert’s vehicle on the rear driver’s side, causing extensive damage. Roberts suffered moderate injuries in the crash and was transported to Bothwell Hospital by Warsaw/Lincoln EMS for treatment, while his passenger, 46-year-old Susan Roberts of Lincoln received minor injuries, and refused treatment at the scene. A passenger in the Butcher vehicle, 26-year-old Vanity Workcuff received moderate injuries and was taken to Bothwell Hospital by Cole Camp Ambulance. Butcher suffered minor injuries and was transported to Bothwell Hospital by Lincoln/Warsaw Ambulance for treatment. A second occupant in the Butcher vehicle, 29-year-old Priceton Banks of Warsaw, refused treatment at the scene for his minor injuries.
Pettis County accident causes minor injuries to a Springfield man Sunday
Around 8:20 Sunday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on US-65 Highway at Missouri 765 in Pettis County. The accident occurred as the 1994 Lincoln driven by 22-year-old Scott Jackson of Springfield struck a deer in the roadway. A passenger, Alexander Weiss of Springfield, received minor injuries and was treated and released at the scene.
Sedalia man suffers moderate injuries in a Pettis County accident
At 4:45 Sunday afternoon, a Sedalia man suffered moderate injuries in an accident that occurred on US-65 Highway at Thornleigh Road in Pettis County. According to the accident report, the driver of a 2010 Toyota, 25-year-old Brian Ogweno of Sedalia, traveled off the roadway and struck an embankment, causing the vehicle to overturn and come to rest on its wheels. Ogweno was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment by the Pettis County Ambulance District.
Sedalia man injured in a Benton County accident
Just after 11 Saturday morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on ”BB” 6 miles East of US-65 Highway in Benton County. The accident occurred as the driver of a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 55-year-old Debra Higginbotham of Sedalia, lost control of her vehicle and overturned, coming to rest on the roadway. Higginbotham suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by Warsaw/Lincoln Ambulance for treatment.
Johnson County accident injures an Odessa woman
At 1:40 Saturday afternoon, the driver of a 2008 Mercury, 23-year-old Sarah Markley of Odessa, failed to negotiate a curve on Missouri Highway 131 in Johnson County. The vehicle traveled off the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned. Markley received moderate injuries in the crash but refused treatment at the scene.
Warrensburg man runs a stop sign, strikes a vehicle in a driveway and damages a house
Around 2:30 Sunday morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department investigated a two-vehicle accident on County Road 22 at Southeast 150 Road in Johnson County. The accident occurred as the 2012 KIA driven by David Vadivier of Warrensburg failed to stop at a stop sign, traveled through a “T” intersection and through a yard, where it struck an unoccupied 2006 Pontiac parked in the driveway. The report states the Pontiac was then forced into the occupied dwelling by the driveway. Vandivier received moderate injuries and was taken to Western Missouri Medical Center by EMS for treatment.