Sedalia Police Crime Reports and MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of July 2, 2013
The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of July 2, 2013.
Police searching for a suspect who threatened another man with a weapon
Around 8:00 Sunday night, an 18-year-old male victim reported a case of assault to the Sedalia police. The victim told officers that a male subject known to him had threatened him as he walked towards him with a weapon. The police are looking for the suspect, who faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon, 2nd degree assault and armed criminal action.
Female victim falls victim to an internet scam
Around 6:00 Monday evening, Sedalia Police took a fraud complaint from a Knob Noster woman. According to the victim, she was attempting to acquire a $3770 loan from an internet loan company from someone in Florida. The victim said the person in Florida told her to send them a check for $250, they would return $230 of it and keep the other $20 as a loan fee. The woman told officers they did not send the money back. There was no mention of the loan status in the report.
Owner of a local business watches thief leave his store with his property
At 8:30 Monday morning, the owner of Kat's Convenience Store located at 333 South Engineer reported that a subject had come into the store and asked if he could use the restroom. The owner then said while he was busy, the suspect took a money bag and his medication off of the counter where he had left it and ran from the store. At the time of the police report, the suspect had not been located.
Theft from a vehicle reported in the 1000 block of South Murray
Just before 7:30 Monday night, the Sedalia police received a theft from a motor vehicle complaint from a female victim in the 1000 block of South Murray. The victim reported several credit cards and an Oklahoma Child Support Card were stolen from her purse, which was left in her vehicle. There were no suspects at news time.
Wheel barrow stolen from a work site on Griffith Avenue last Friday or Saturday
A Sedalia woman reported an antique wheelbarrow was stolen from some people working for her in the 900 block of Griffith Avenue. The theft took place either Friday or Saturday according to the victim. The wheelbarrow is described as antique metal with long wooden handles and steel wheels. There are no suspects at news time.
Backpack and cash stolen from a vehicle in the 900 block of Winchester Drive
A male victim in the 900 block of Winchester Drive filed a theft complaint with the Sedalia police Sunday morning. The victim told officers sometime between 6:00 Saturday evening and 10:00 Sunday morning, someone stole a backpack with safety glasses and his work badge inside. Also taken was $20 in cash from the console. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.
Other theft Complaints filed over the weekend in Sedalia
Eight fishing poles and a Craftsman Tool Box valued at $120 was reported stolen from a garage in the 1100 block of East 9th.
A window air-conditioning unit valued at $250 was stolen from a rental house in the 1300 block of West 6th.
Seven Ozark Blue Stones valued at $10 each were stolen from the backyard of a home in the 1900 block of East 6th.
A 21” black MTD Mower valued at $160 was stolen from a residence in the 400 block of East 7th.
If you have any information on these thefts or any other criminal activity call the Sedalia Police at 826-8100 or the TIPS Hotline at 827-TIPS
Windsor woman suffers injuries in a Pettis County accident
At 6:30 Sunday evening, The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Route “B” at Route “AA” in Pettis County. The accident occurred as the driver of a 2002 Chevrolet truck, 61-year-old Charlet Tyler of Windsor, lost control of her vehicle, causing it to travel off of the roadway, impact a ditch and overturn. Tyler was wearing her seatbelt and received minor injuries. She was taken to Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton by ambulance for treatment.
Sedalia man injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday night in Pettis County
According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 7:35 Saturday night, 43-year-old Brian Arnold of Sedalia received minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident. The accident occurred as the 2012 Honda CRF450 driven by Arnold struck an embankment on a dirt track, ejecting him. Arnold refused treatment at the scene.
Johnson County accident Sunday afternoon injures a Windsor woman
Around 1:20 Sunday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an accident on 1021 Southeast of 23 Highway in Johnson County. The accident reportedly happened when the driver of a 2012 ZNEN, 42-year-old Tracy Weygaerts of Windsor, lost control of her vehicle and overturned. Weygaert received minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Golden Valley Hospital for treatment.