Sedalia PD Investigate Incendiary Device Detonation In Vehicle
Sedalia Police responded overnight to the 1900 block of South Lamine Avenue after receiving a report of possible gunshots in the area.
Upon arriving officers discovered an incendiary device was set off inside a vehicle. This is according to a Sedalia Police Department Press Release.
Police responded to the scene at approximately 1:15 AM CDT and found an incendiary device had been detonated inside a victim's vehicle. Officers conducted an investigation on the scene and identified a potential suspect.
About an hour later a Pettis County Deputy initiated a vehicle stop of the suspect's vehicle. Charles W. Monteer, 39, was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.
Police are requesting Monteer be charged with: Knowingly Burning or Exploding-Felony, 1st Degree Property Damage-Felony, and 4th Degree Domestic Assault-Felony.