Sedalia Police Reports for October 31, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
In the early morning hours of last Friday, Officers observed a vehicle failing to maintain the right half of the roadway on Thompson Road. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the SUV in the area of West Main Street and Winchester Drive. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the driver had a suspended driving status. The driver was also found to be intoxicated. Antonio Marcos Torres, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was above 0.08. Torres was issued a Uniform Traffic Ticket for Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Suspended.
Early Tuesday morning, Officers responded to the 1100 block of South Harding Avenue in reference to a property damage report. Officers spoke with Robert D. Harrison, who stated someone threw a rock through their living room window. No suspects have been identified at this time.
Officers conducted a traffic stop last Friday morning on a vehicle in the area of West Broadway Boulevard near Thompson Boulevard. The vehicle had been observed making an improper turn and crossing over the lane dividers. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was above 0.08. He was then transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for a Fit for Confinement check, then to the Pettis County Jail. Gregory Wayne Keele, 40, of Sedalia, was booked in on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated (Alcohol - Prior Offender).
Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop on a silver Ford passenger car Monday evening because it had equipment violations. The stop took place in the area of East 12th Street and South Arlington Avenue. Officers checked the information of all the occupants of the vehicle, and discovered a passenger had several warrants for his arrest from Johnson County and Wright County. Richard Michael King Romero, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested for his Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Driving While Revoked, Failure to Drive on the Right Lane of the Highway, Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle, and two instances of Speeding (One count of 11-15 MPH over, another 16-19 MPH over the legal speed limit). Romero was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
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