Sedalia Police Reports for July 19, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Last Friday night, Officers took a report of an accident where one of the parties left the scene. Dustin Esselman stated he was sideswiped while pulling into the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard. The other vehicle fled the scene and was not located.
Officers responded to the 1900 block of West 10th Street in reference to a property damage report Saturday night. The victim stated they returned to the residence and found damage to the front door. The suspect did not gain entry into the residence. At this time, the suspect has not been identified.
Sunday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Carr Avenue. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Donald R. Knox Sr., who stated he was assaulted by his son in the garage. Officers attempted to make contact with the other party, but he had left the area. No arrests have been made at this time.
Officers responded to the 900 block of South Kentucky for a report of a domestic disturbance Saturday evening. When Officers arrived, the male suspect had fled the scene. The male has not been located, but charges are being submitted.
Sunday night, Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of East 6th Street for a report of gun shots. Officers made contact with several citizens in the area. Officers searched the area, and could not find any evidence of gun shots, but did discover evidence of illegal fireworks being shot off in the same area.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to a hit and run accident that occurred near East Broadway Boulevard and South Massachusetts Avenue Friday night. While in route, Officers saw a vehicle that matched the description of the suspect vehicle travelling eastbound on East Broadway Boulevard. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on South Engineer Avenue near East 9th Street. While speaking to the driver, he admitted to being in an accident. While he was speaking, Officers detected the odor of intoxicants on his breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Daniel L. Forbes, 64, of Smithton, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Forbes provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was over 0.08. Forbes was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (Persistent Offender) and Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident.
Sunday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a found property report. A driver's license was found by Darrel S. Cramer in the parking lot of the Woods store, 1400 South Limit Avenue. The ID was placed into evidence for safekeeping.
Sedalia Police met with Brooke Biven Sunday morning for a report of property damage. Biven stated that her rental vehicle, a Dodge pickup, was damaged while parked in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn Express, 4002 West Broadway Boulevard. It's unknown what caused the damage and at this time, there is no suspect information.
Saturday morning, Officers located a vehicle that had been previously reported stolen from Saline County in the area of West 6th Street and South Kentucky Avenue. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the ownership of the vehicle was disputed and it was actually a civil issue. No charges are being sought at this time, and an assist agency report was completed for the original reporting agency.
Early Saturday morning, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of West 20th Street and South Carr Avenue for a registration violation. Ezra Scott Cowan was found to be in possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Charges will be referred to the Prosecutor's Office.
Officers responded to the 600 block of North Quincy Avenue for a reported disturbance involving a male and female subject. During the course of the investigation, the male subject became uncooperative and would not follow Officer's instructions. Marquoi D. Staten, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested for Failure to Obey and transported to the Pettis County Jail. At the jail, Stated was placed on a 12 hour protective custody hold, pending his sobriety.
Officers responded to the 1300 block of East Broadway Boulevard Saturday morning in reference to a disturbance. The victim stated that a female suspect broke into the residence and stole some items. The suspect has been identified, but no contact was made.
Late Friday night, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of North New York Avenue in reference to a disturbance. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the caller. The caller said her 18 year old son had come home intoxicated and caused a disturbance. The altercation was physical, but Officers were unable to determine a primary physical aggressor. Camilo Pascul, 18, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Minor In Possession of Alcohol and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 12 hour protective custody hold.
On the afternoon of July 13th, Officers were dispatched to the Central Missouri Credit Union, 3120 West 10th Street, for a property damage report. Officers made contact with the complainant, who stated that their ATM had been damaged sometime in the past week.
Sedalia Police took a report of found property from the Break Time Store, 318 West Broadway Boulevard Friday afternoon. The property, a pair of glasses, was taken to the Police Department and added to found property.
Friday afternoon, an Officer was dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft report. Tiffany Woodington stated at an unknown time and location, the license plate was stolen off of their trailer. The license plate was entered into MULES and NCIC as stolen.
On the afternoon of July 13th, Officers took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to harassment. Thelma Spradley reported they were being harassed online. The complainant had no more information on the subject.
Friday evening, Officers responded to the 3300 block of South Stewart for a disturbance. When Officers arrived, they spoke to the caller, who stated her son and his girlfriend's parents were verbally fighting. An investigation was complete after Officers talked to all parties and a 12 hour domestic log was started.
Last Monday night, Officers responded to the Police Department lobby for a report of identity theft. Officers arrived and spoke with Warren R. Olson. Olson stated his ex-boyfriend was using his information through different banks to get money. The investigation is on going.
Friday evening, Emergency Crews responded to the 1900 block of South Grand Avenue in reference to an injury accident. Preliminary investigation revealed that a small child emerged from behind vehicles and was struck by a northbound Chevrolet pickup. The child sustained injuries and was transported by PCAD to the Missouri University Hospital. There was no impairment detected on the scene in regards to the driver. The crash remains under investigation. Any witnesses are encouraged to contact the Sedalia Police Traffic Unit at 826-8100.
Last Tuesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Pettis County Community Partnership, 1400 South Limit Avenue, in reference to a harassment report. The caller said a subject there threatened them. A municipal court summons was issued to Justin D. Woolery, 35, Homeless, for Public Peace Disturbance.
Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department Friday afternoon in reference to a forgery report. David L. Burton believes paperwork in regards to a family member's property was forged.
Friday afternoon, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the vicinity of East 3rd Street and South Engineer Avenue. The driver was found to have a suspended license. Cornelius Antwane Read, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and taken to the Pettis County jail to be booked and released.
On the afternoon of July 13th, Sedalia Police assisted the Department of Social Services Children's Division in removing two juvenile subjects from a residence in the 200 block of North Engineer Avenue. The children were removed without incident and taken into protective custody of the Children's Division.
On the morning of July 13th, Officers responded to the E Street Bar, 1201 East 3rd Street, in regards to a tampering and stealing report no longer in progress. Upon arrival, Officers collected evidence at the scene for the suspects. The investigation is currently ongoing.
On May 7th, 2021, Detectives were assigned to do follow up regarding allegations of Child Abuse. The investigation lasted through the middle of July 2021. At the conclusion of the investigation, it was found that the allegations did not meet requirements for the requesting of charges.
On the morning of March 10, 2021, Officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of South Limit Avenue and West Broadway Boulevard for a moving violation. At the time the stop was initiated, the vehicle accelerated and fled from the area at a high rate of speed. The traffic stop was terminated. The driver of the vehicle has been identified, and charges are being submitted.