Sedalia Police Reports For November 18, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Tuesday night, Officers were dispatched to a traffic complaint near East 16th Street and South Ingram Avenue. The caller stated the vehicle hit a curb, a telephone pole and almost hit several people. The vehicle was located by Officers and a traffic stop was conducted. The driver of the vehicle, Gregory Dean Robinson, 30, of Green Ridge, was taken to the Sedalia Police Department. Robinson provided a breath sample over the legal limit. Robinson was processed and released on the city charge of Driving While Intoxicated.
Sedalia Police responded to the Menards store in the 4400 block of Wisconsin Avenue Monday night for a report of a theft in progress. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with employees, who said there were two male suspects inside the store who had stolen from the business on multiple occasions. Thomas Aaron Steele, 27, of Windsor, was placed on a 24 hour hold. Charges of five felony counts of theft were sent to the prosecutor's office. Total value of the combined thefts was over $8,000.00.
Early Tuesday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a black Nissan passenger vehicle because the plates were expired and were registered to a Chevrolet. During the stop, Officers learned the plates had expired in 2019 but were displaying a 2020 sticker. The driver said he did not know where the 2020 stickers came from, so Officers seized the plates. At this time, an investigation is still going on to see if the 2020 stickers have been reported stolen.
Tuesday night, Sedalia Police responded to the 3200 block of West 10th Street for a report of theft. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Drae Lynn Marcum, who said her daughter borrowed her vacuum and did not return it. Marcum said she had been trying to get the vacuum back for about three months, but her daughter stopped answering her phone calls. No contact has been made with the suspect at this time.
Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West 16th Street and South Prospect Avenue for a license violation Tuesday night. Once the Officer made it to the driver's window, the vehicle fled. A short vehicle pursuit ensued on West 14th Street, which was terminated. The suspect was not located and the investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers assisted the Department of Social Services Children's Division with a child investigation in the 100 block of South Prospect Avenue. The investigation was documented in a report.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers spoke with Tristen Williams in regards to a missing family member. Williams stated that on November 13th, a family member walked away from the residence in the 200 block of South Engineer, advising they would be right back. The person never returned, and they have been entered as missing. At the time of the report, there is no foul play suspected.
Sedalia Police spoke with an employee of Union Pacific in reference to a theft Monday morning. The complainant stated that over the course of several days, someone stole approximately seven spools of wiring from their facility, located at 601 South Marshall Avenue. The theft totalled $23,525.00. A large amount of the wiring was found at Advantage Metals. At the time of the report, there is suspect information and the case remains under investigation.
Tuesday morning, an Officer was dispatched to the 2200 block of South Marvin Avenue in regards to a found property report. Kelly Miller said she found a key ring on her toolbox. The keys were taken to the Police Department, where they were added to evidence for safe keeping.