Sedalia Police Reports For July 1, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Monday morning, Sedalia Police observed a SUV eastbound on East Broadway. A records check revealed that a previous driver of the SUV had a Pettis County warrant for Failure to Appear with a $250 cash only bond. The SUV pulled into the Prime Time store in the 200 block of West Broadway. The driver was recognized as the subject with the warrant. Eabey Carlos Gonzalez, 18, of Sedalia, was arrested on the warrant and he was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on it.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Walgreens store in the 800 block of South Limit Monday night for a report of a hit and run accident. Police spoke with a witness to the accident, who said the suspect was backing out of a parking spot and backed into the victim's vehicle. The suspect then left the area. Police spoke with the victim, who showed the new damage to the vehicle. The suspect has not been located at this time.
Monday night, Officers located two stolen license plates on a vehicle near the intersection of West 3rd Street and South Quincy Avenue. The plates were seized and Johnson County Deputies were notified.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Police Station Lobby for a report of theft Monday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Melissa Parker, who stated she thinks the previous tenant of a house they own stole some items from the house after they were evicted.
Officers responded to the intersection of State Fair Boulevard and West 16th street Monday afternoon in regards to a traffic complaint involving a deer that was hit by a car. The deer was badly injured by the vehicle and was beyond help. The deer was put down by officers at the scene.
Monday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the 1800 block of East 7th Street in regards to a disturbance. Upon investigating the situation, Officers determined that both parties had minor injuries but both declined medical attention. The residence was logged for 12 hours and the parties separated at the scene.
Sedalia Police responded to the 700 block of North Grand Tuesday afternoon in regards to gunshots being fired. Upon arrival, Officers met with witnesses that described a drive by style shooting wherein the suspect vehicle had left the scene already. There were no injuries to anyone on the scene and no damaged property. The investigation is ongoing.
Monday morning, Tristen M.I. Reece stated that he wanted to report the year tab on his back license plate had been stolen. The tab had to have been removed rather than it having fallen off. The vehicle had been in the shop getting repaired for approximately four months and was in use for about three months without the rear license plate tab having been noticed missing. There are no suspects at this time. Reece was given the report number to take to the license bureau for replacement tabs.