Sedalia Police Reports For January 25, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Schwan's Home Delivery, 3303 Erika Avenue, for a report of a theft not in progress. The complainant stated three catalytic converters had been stolen from vehicles on their lot.
Sunday afternoon, a car was stopped at West Broadway and South Carr for an improper turn and failing to maintain its lane several times. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Crystal Dawn Anderson, 44, of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail for processing. Anderson was booked on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated, pending release to a sober person.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department Sunday night in reference to an assault that had happened earlier in the evening. Both involved parties were interviewed and one individual was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center to be treated for a minor injury to the hand. A primary physical aggressor could not be identified. A separation plan was implemented and a 12 hour log was initiated for both involved parties.
Officers responded to the 600 block of West 16th Street in reference to a property damage report Saturday afternoon. Sylijah Cantu reported heavy damage to her back door. Later that night, Cantu reported someone had stolen items out of her home. A suspect has been identified but has not been contacted at this time.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the area of the 1300 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a report of subject having psychological issues. The subject reportedly was out on foot. Officers located the subject in the area of West 5th Street and South Carr Avenue. The reporting party was the mother of the subject's children, but they had recently separated. She informed Officers that she was concerned for him because he had sent text messages to her talking about hurting himself. The subject stated that he wanted help and wanted to go to Columbia, Missouri. Officers informed him that he would have to go to the Bothwell Regional Health Center first. He was upset about that, but eventually agreed to go with Police. Officers transported him and he was admitted. Later at the Police Station, Officers sent a referral to Burrell Behavioral Health to follow up with the patient.
Sunday afternoon, Officers made contact with Elizabeth Wolfe in the lobby of the Police Station, who wanted to report a female juvenile missing. Wolfe stated the juvenile was last seen in the 1900 block of South Ingram and went missing that afternoon. A missing report was completed and the juvenile was entered as missing. At this time, foul play is not suspected.
Early Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 2400 block of West Broadway Boulevard for failure to display the correct license plates. The plates were confiscated from the vehicle and a verbal warning was issued to the driver.
Saturday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Casey's General Store, 3050 South Limit, for a customer passing a fake $50 bill. Information was gathered from all parties at the scene and an investigation continues.
Saturday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1200 block of South Lamine in reference to a theft of a license plate from James K. Doty. No suspects have been identified at this time.
Friday afternoon, a report over the phone was made by Linda Allen, in reference to fraudulent transactions on a debit card being made. No suspects have been identified at this time.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department Friday morning to make contact with Robert E. Shaw, who wanted to report losing their license plate. Officers spoke with Shaw, who stated that on Thursday afternoon, he put a license plate on one of the vehicles from his car lot, Specialty Auto Sales, 3110 East 12th Street, to test drive it using magnets. Shaw further reported that he drove the vehicle on Marshall Avenue for about 30 minutes around the area of M Highway and back. When he reported, he noticed the license plate missing from the rear of the vehicle. Shaw further reported that he check the area and could not find the plates. At the time of the report, the plate had not been located. A copy of the report was sent to Dispatch to be entered.
Last Tuesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the First Choice Auto at 2934 Clinton Road in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, Vitaliy V. Shimko, who reported that catalytic converters had been cut off of six different vehicles.
Sedalia Police responded to the City Safe and Lock, 801 West 16th Street, for a warrant check Friday morning. On arrival to the area, the suspect was located. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed him to have an active Failure to Appear warrant out of Pettis County on an original charge of Domestic Assault. Thomas D. Averbeck, 69, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Averbeck's bond was set at $5,000 cash or surety.
Saturday morning, a car was stopped in the area of East 6th Street and South Massachusetts for failing to stop prior to the stop line. A warrant check of the occupant revealed he had a felony no bond Failure to Appear warrant out of Miller County on original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Ricky B. Longie, 45, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on the warrant.
Friday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Park Avenue for failure to activated headlights. During the course of the investigation, the driver was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, Persistent Offender. Stanley W. Coterel, 66, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Detention Facility, where he was booked and released.