Sedalia Police reports 10-15-19

Sedalia Police investigated a car vs pedestrian accident that occurred at 16th & Grand on Monday morning. According to a report, a blue 2003 Toyota CST driven by 29-year-old Lindsey Walton Fish of Sedalia struck 47-year-old Ruben Hernadez of Sedalia at 6:34 a.m. as he was crossing 16th southbound. The impact sent Hernandez onto the hood and into the windshield. Fish said she never saw Hernandez until he was struck. Three witnesses said Hernandez ran out into the roadway in front of the driver. Hernandez complained of knee pain and also had visible injuries to his leg, arm and face. He was taken by PCAD to BRHC for treatment.

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Sedalia Police arrested 48-year-old Steven R. Harris of Mora after conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle that ran off the side of the roadway just after midnight Saturday. The stop was made at Clinton and James Road at 12:13 a.m. According to a report, the driver was intoxicated. Harris was taken to the SPD, where he provided a breath sample above .08. He was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked for DWI-prior offender and released.


Sedalia Police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred at Casey's, 3500 W. 16th, around 7:30 p.m. Friday. According to a report, a white Chevy passenger vehicle backed into the victim's vehicle, and left the scene, causing $2,000 of damage.


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On Sunday at 2:16 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to 13th and Missouri on a rollover accident. Witnesses said they saw the driver climb out and run to a nearby house on Missouri. The driver was located and was clearly intoxicated, according to a report. 19-year-old Brayan Josue Castro Izaguirre admitted he was the driver of the SUV at the time of the wreck. He was taken to the SPD, where he provided a breath sample that was reportedly above the legal limit. He was then transported to the Pettis County Jail. Izaguirre was also wanted on a Pettis County warrant with a $187.50 bond.


Sedalia Police arrested 69-year-old Charles Nathan Cole of Sedalia after a traffic stop in the 400 block of South Emmet Avenue at 10:54 p.m. Saturday for possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Cole was taken to the Pettis County Jail.

On Saturday, a man reported a burglary at a house he is remodeling in the 1600 block of E 5th. Several items were stolen, according to the report.


CarMart, 3303 S. Limit, reported the theft of a set of license plates from the dealership on Saturday evening.


On Sunday, a woman reported the theft of her red-and-white scooter from her detached garage over the weekend in the 1300 block of E. 4th.


Sedalia Police responded to a possible burglary at Coyote Auto Sales, 1615 E. Broadway, at 2 p.m. Sunday. As officers arrived, a suspect was outside the business and was ordered to stop, which he didn't. Instead, the suspect ran north and a foot pursuit was under way. He was later stopped and arrested at 4th and Center. According to a report, the suspect threw items on the ground as he ran. The items turned out to be several sets of car keys, which were later recovered near 4th and Porter. 37-year-old Shawn B. Bosworth of Sedalia was charged with stealing, 2nd degree burglary, 2nd degree property damage, resisting arrest and possession of methamphetamine. He was also charged with possession of a controlled substance in a jail facility. Bosworth was being held on a 24-hour hold, pending the formal filing of charges.


On Friday just after 5:30 p.m., Sedalia Police were notified of a subject passed out inside a vehicle in the 1300 block of South prospect. When he was awakened by officers, they could smell alcohol on his breath. 27-year-old Isidro Bias Herrare of Sedalia was taken into custody, where he was tested and released, pending charges of DWI.


On Saturday, a woman reported that her driver's side window was shot out with a BB gun, causing $100 of damage. There is one suspect in the incident, which occurred between 8 p.m. Friday and 1:30 p.m. Saturday.


On Saturday, a man reported his vehicle was damaged while shopping at 701 East Broadway (Woods). There are no suspects in the incident, which occurred between 7:20 and 7:50 p.m. The estimate to repair the damage was around $3,000.


On Saturday, police were notified on a vehicle parked in a driveway in the 600 block of E. 18th, with doors open and no one around. Investigation revealed the car was stolen from CarMart. The vehicle was later returned to its owner.


On Sunday at 1:33 a.m., a Sedalia woman reported that someone threw a bottle at her vehicle, shattering a window in the 900 block of E. 15th.


Sedalia Police responded to Scott Joplin Court on a sexual assault complaint at 12:11 a.m. Oct. 13. The caller named a suspect in reference to his daughter's assault and officers went to the 500 block of E. 4th and arrested 18-year-old Alex Charles Matz. Matz was charged with statutory rape. A computer check also revealed he was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for property damage. Matz was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $250 bond for the warrant, and a 24-hour hold for 1st degree rape.


At 1:43 a.m. Sunday, 40-year-old Jeremy W. Vinyard was arrested by Sedalia Police after he was suspected of assaulting a family member. Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of E. Jackson, according to a report. Vinyard was taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with 4th degree domestic assault.

Randy Kirby