Sedalia Police Crime Reports and MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of March 27, 2014
The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Identity theft victim gets an IRS bill for $10,000 for falsely filed taxes
Just before 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, a female victim in the 200 block of West 7th Street filed an identity theft complaint with the Sedalia Police Department. According to the victim, she received notice from the Department of Revenue that she owed $10,000 in taxes. When the victim contacted the agency, she was told someone claiming to be her power of attorney filed her 2012 taxes. The victim said she did not have a power of attorney and had not authorized anyone to file her taxes. There was no other information in the police report.
Four mattresses dumped at the corner of 11th and Massachusetts
Around 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Sedalia Police responded to 11th and Massachusetts on a report of trash dumped in the area. Upon arrival, officers found four mattresses sitting at the corner. The caller, a resident of the area, requested that the mattresses be removed.
Two-vehicle accident reported on I-70 Wednesday night
At 11:35 Wednesday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Eastbound I-70 at Mile Marker 31 in Lafayette County. The accident occurred as the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by 22-year-old Kiersten Miller of Raytown struck the 2007 Toyota Tacoma driven by 65-year-old Paul Green of Bates City in the rear. The accident report states that both vehicles then struck the median cable barrier. Miller suffered minor injuries in the crash and was transported to Centerpoint Medical Center by Odessa EMS for treatment.
Odessa man injured in a Lafayette County accident
Just after 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Route “M” just North of Route “U” in Lafayette County. The accident occured as the 1997 Chevrolet driven by 67-year-old Robert Martin of Odessa made a left-hand turn into the path of a 2005 Dodge driven by 65-year-old Douglas Renick of Odessa. Both vehicles were totaled according to the report. Renick received minor injuries, but refused treatment at the scene.