Sedalia Police Crime Reports & MSHP Accident Reports: Afternoon of December 6, 2012
Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports for the afternoon of Dec. 6, 2012.
Sedalia man arrested Wednesday night on a fugitive warrant
Just before 9:00 Wednesday night, Sedalia police observed a subject walking in the street where a sidewalk was available in violation of city ordinance. Upon contact with the suspect, 29-year-old Melvin Ward of Sedalia, he was found to have an active warrant out of Illinois for a parole violation. At the time of the police report, Ward was in the Pettis County Jail where he was being held on the no bond fugitive from justice warrant.
Married couple arrested Wednesday morning for assaulting each other
At 4:07 Wednesday morning, Sedalia police responded to the 2900 block of West 11th on a disturbance involving subjects in a van. Upon arrival, officers found two married subjects who had reportedly assaulted each other. The police report states both subjects showed signs of the assault and were arrested. The suspects identified as 62-year-old Jerry Gennetten and 57-year-old Brenda Gennetten were taken to the Pettis County jail pending bonds of $531.50 each.
Ford Mustang reported stolen from a local car dealer Tuesday or Wednesday
At 5:26 Wednesday evening, Sedalia police took a vehicle theft complaint from a complainant at the Car Mart located at 3303 South Limit. According to the complainant, someone stole a black 2003 Ford Mustang from the lot sometime after 8:30 Tuesday morning. At the time of the police report there were no suspects.
Woman on East Broadway reports her garage is broken into
Around 12:15 Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia police were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of East Broadway on a burglary report. Upon arrival, the victim told officers someone broke into her garage sometime after 8:20 that morning. The police report states a lock hasp on an entry door and a window were broken. There were no suspects at news time.
Benton County accident Wednesday morning injures a Warsaw woman
At 11:15 Wednesday morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle injury accident on Lost Valley Road two tenths of a mile East of Main Street in Benton County. The accident happened as the 2002 Ford driven by 36-year-old Cecila Johnson of Warsaw ran off the roadway, and struck a fence and a tree. The vehicle then continued on and struck another tree before overturning, coming to rest on the passenger side. Johnson was not wearing her seatbelt and suffered serious injuries in the crash. She was taken to the University of Missouri Hospital by Air Ambulance for treatment.
17-year-old Lincoln male injured in a Benton County accident
Around 6:30 Wednesday evening, the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with the Benton County Sheriff’s Department reported a one-vehicle accident on Route “H” 3/4 of a mile East of Fire Tower Avenue in Benton County. The accident occurred as the 2009 Chevrolet driven by 17-year-old Dustin Renfro of Lincoln traveled off the roadway and overturned several times before coming to rest. Renfro was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. He was transported to the University Hospital by Staff For Life Air EMS for treatment of moderate injuries.
Two Hughesville men suffer minor injuries in a Pettis County accident
At 8:50 Wednesday morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Walnut Grove Road West of Route “MM” in Pettis County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2001 Pontiac driven by 19-year-old Victoria Cary of Hughesville crossed the center line and struck the 1995 Chevrolet driven by 58-year-old Charles Rayl, also of Hughesville. Rayl and a passenger in his vehicle received minor injuries in the accident but refused treatment at the scene.