Police briefs

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Saturday, April 21:

6:02 p.m. — A female walked into the Marshall Police Department with her daughter in regard to her purse being stolen from her husband’s vehicle while attending a softball game at Indian Foothills Park. She told officers she and her husband parked in a lot just north of the Marshall Aquatic Center, and stated she left her purse on the floor of the front driver’s side area. She stated the truck was locked, but they later unlocked the truck to get something out of it and believes they forgot to lock it. When they were ready to leave, she realized her purse was missing. She stated she is willing to assist in prosecution. An investigation continues.

Sunday, April 22:

12:56 a.m. — While traveling south on U.S. Highway 65, approaching College Street, officers observed a red Ford F150 traveling southbound in front of their patrol vehicle. Officers observed the pickup to turn west onto College Street, failing to signal the turn. Officers conducted a traffic stop and came into contact with a male driver and a male passenger. Officers could smell the odor of intoxicants on and about the driver’s person. Officers conducted field sobriety tests and blood alcohol concentration, which he failed. He was placed under arrest, and the booking process was completed. Officers seized his driver’s license to be returned to the Missouri Department of Revenue. He was issued summonses for driving while intoxicated and for failure to signal turn. He was given a court date of Aug. 2.

Monday, April 23:

11:30 a.m. — The Marshall Police Department was advised that the Saline County Jail had a male subject in custody with warrants from the MPD. A computer inquiry revealed he had active warrants for failure to appear on an original charge of improper display, failure to appear on an original charge of financial responsibility and failure to appear on an original charge of failure to register. Officers placed him under arrest and transported him to the MPD, where the booking process was completed. A computer inquiry revealed he had two active warrants from the city of Carrollton for failure to appear on an original charge of traffic offense. Officers transported him to the Saline County Sheriff’s Department, where he was released to their custody.

Thursday, April 26:

6:12 a.m. — A male contacted the Marshall Police Department in regard to a firearm being stolen from his residence on South English Avenue. Officers arrived at his residence and came into contact with the male. He told officers he last observed the gun under his bed on April 25. He stated he couldn’t remember if he had locked the residence when he left. He stated no one knew about the firearm being under his bed, and that this was the only item stolen from his residence. The firearm was not entered into the computer as stolen at this time due to not having the serial number at the time of the report. An investigation continues.

8:54 a.m. — The Marshall Police Department was advised that there was a male subject at the Saline County Courthouse who had active warrants. A computer inquiry revealed he had an active warrant from the city of Marshall for failure to appear on an original charge of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The computer inquiry also revealed he had an active warrant from Cooper County-Boonville for failure to appear on an original charge of possession of liquor. Officers placed him under arrest and transported him to the MPD without incident where the booking process was completed. He was later transported to the Saline County Justice Facility.

9:32 p.m. — While patrolling south on South Lafayette Avenue near West Arrow Street, officers observed a male subject known to have active warrants. They made contact with the male and he stated he was aware he had warrants for his arrest. A computer inquiry revealed he had active warrants for failure to appear for shelter expenses and for failure to appear for dog at large. Officers placed him under arrest and transported him to the Marshall Police Department without incident. He was later released after the judge advised to release him on his own recognizance, and was given a court date of May 3.

10:13 p.m. — A male contacted the Marshall Police Department by phone in regard to his vehicle being damaged. Officers made contact with the male at his residence on South Redman Avenue. He told officers while he was letting his dog out of his residence, a neighbor asked him if he knew two individuals, a male and a female, were beside his truck arguing and then left the area. He then showed him that there were puncture holes in the sides of three of his tires. He stated he did not witness his vehicle being damaged, but suspected his wife, whom he is separated from, and her current boyfriend, may be responsible for the damage. The neighbor stated he did not witness the vehicle being damaged, but heard the female say the male’s name and was able to identify the male standing by the vehicle based on his current employment. Officers took digital images of the damage to the vehicle’s tires and entered it into evidence. An investigation continues.

Friday, April 27:

1:18 p.m. — An anonymous subject contacted the Marshall Police Department in regard to a male pushing a female in the backyard of a residence on South English Avenue. Officers arrived at the residence and came into contact with a female. She told officers there was a verbal argument between her daughter and her ex-boyfriend. She stated she did not observe any physical contact between her daughter and the male, but heard him tell her daughter to get into his vehicle or it would not be good. She stated the male subject who ran from the area was her daughter’s current boyfriend. Officers made contact with the male and a computer inquiry revealed he had an active warrant for parole violation. He was transported to the MPD without incident. Officers later came into contact with the female who told officers that her ex-boyfriend may have grabbed her by the arm or clothing, but stated nothing physical had occurred and she did not wish to assist in prosecution.

Saturday, April 28:

7:50 a.m. — A male contacted the Marshall Police Department to report a stolen vehicle. Officers arrived at a residence on South Salt Pond to investigate. Officers came into contact with a male, who stated that he had parked his 1994 Ford Ranger in the grass on the north side of his residence along the fence on Friday, April 27. He stated he shoveled leaves into the bed of the truck and went inside his residence and left the vehicle parked in that location. He stated he received a phone call from his father, who was supposed to borrow the vehicle, but stated the truck was not at the residence. Officers conducted an area canvass with negative results. The vehicle information was entered into the computer as stolen. An investigation continues.

9:45 a.m. — The Saline County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a male stating there was a wrecked vehicle on his property in the area of Harvest Avenue, north of the bridge at Salt Fork Creek. Officers arrived on scene, and it was discovered that the vehicle had been reported stolen. Officers observed the vehicle to be heavily damaged with the roof of the cab buckled in, the front windshield shattered, the driver’s side front fender buckled, the rear glass shattered, the driver’s side rear glass shattered, the tailgate hanging off of the mounts, the passenger side taillight broken and the vehicle had various scuffs and dents covering the body. Officers were able to lift two partial fingerprints from the upper left corner of the tailgate, which were packaged and placed into evidence. An investigation continues.

1:07 p.m. — While on routine patrol on East Morrow Street, officers observed a female at her residence known to have an active warrant for property damage and trespassing. Officers made contact with the female and placed her under arrest. She was transported to the Marshall Police Department without incident where the booking process was completed. She was later transported to the Saline County Sheriff’s Department.

Sunday April 29:

7:30 a.m. — A male contacted the Marshall Police Department in regard to a physical disturbance in progress at a residence on North Ted Avenue. Officers responded to the area and made contact with a male, who stated his cousin and him were in a verbal-only disturbance. Contact was also made with a male subject on the front yard of the residence, who provided a fake identification card. As the disturbance was being investigated, it was determined that he was using a false name, but was later identified by his real name at the MPD. A computer inquiry revealed he had three previous arrests and two outstanding municipal warrants. It was also noted that he had a previous removal from the United States and no legal re-entry had been found. Immigration Customs Enforcement was informed and a detainer was issued.

4:46 p.m. — An anonymous female called the Marshall Police Department in regard to a male subject being at Deer Creek Apartments who was trespassed from that property, which was confirmed through a computer inquiry. Officers made contact with the male subject and placed him under arrest. He was transported to the MPD where the booking process was completed. He was issued a summons for trespassing first degree and given a court date of Aug. 2.

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