Police Briefs

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Marshall Police Department responded to the following calls for Feb. 28 through March 2:

Thursday, Feb. 28
—At 4:07 p.m. an MPD translator and a man arrived in the lobby in reference to an assault not in progress. The man reported that on Feb. 22 he was given a ride home. The driver asked for gas money and, when the man took out his wallet, the driver grabbed it, pushed him down and drove off. The man reportedly had $600-700 in the wallet, as well as his identification card. He believes the driver lives in Sedalia and had not seen the driver since the incident. The man stated he did not have a Social Security number or documentation. A computer inquiry did not indicate if he had lawful or unlawful immigration status. He completed his written statement, went to his place of employment, and later was not willing to assist in prosecution. A computer inquiry revealed no wants or warrants for the man and the subject.

—At 8:11 p.m., a woman called MPD in reference to her children’s father threatening her and her boyfriend. Officers arrived at her residence, where the woman reported the subject was driving from Waverly. Officers also learned her boyfriend had a municipal warrant out of Marshall for failure to appear on original charge of assault with a $50 cash only bond. He was transported to MPD without incident, and the woman was advised to contact MPD if her children’s father arrived. She later arrived at MPD and posted the bond.

—At 11:13 p.m., an officer on patrol observed a registration on a 4-door sedan that belonged on a truck. The officer conducted a traffic stop near the Miami Avenue and Boyd Street intersection and made contact with the driver and sole occupant. The driver reportedly had a suspended driver license and no insurance, and advised he had to turn over his truck to a loan company for failing to pay a loan against his truck. A computer inquiry revealed the sedan to be registered to another person, that the driver’s license was revoked. He had two active arrest warrants from Independence for driving violations with extradition radius of only adjoining counties and Platte County. He was arrested for driving while revoked and transported to MPD without incident. He was issued three summonses and released from custody.

Friday, March 1
—At approximately 11:44 a.m., an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on Highway 65, near Route YY, for a defective taillight. The officer made contact with a female driver and male passenger and issued a verbal warning. After the vehicle returned to the highway, the officer was advised there was a late hit on the male passenger for an active warrant out of Concordia. The officer stopped the vehicle again, and the man advised he knew of the warrant, which is for failure to appear on original charge of minor in possession of alcohol with $300 cash or surety bond. He was transported to MPD and later transferred to the sheriff’s department.

—At approximately 11:12 a.m., a woman called E-911 advising she was assaulted at her residence on Ellsworth Avenue, that the man had left and was last seen walking south. One officer responded to the residence, and another patrolled the area in search of the male subject, who was not located. At the residence, a second woman reported that the calling party had possession of her vehicle title and would not give it to her. She stated there was an argument over it and the man stepped in between the two of them and the caller fell over her chair. She stated they all lived at the residence and the man had left before the situation got worse and no assault took place. The officer advised the caller to give the title to the second woman. The original caller stated the man is her son and he pushed her out of her chair and onto the floor. She refused medical treatment. Her husband stated the man shoved her out of the chair and he pushed him against a wall to stop him. Approximately two hours later, the man came to MPD and reported the women were arguing, his mother jumped out of her chair into the other woman’s face and he stepped in between them, causing the caller to fall over her chair and onto the floor. He was issued a summons with an April court date.

—At 1:58 p.m., a woman called MPD in reference to items stolen from her vehicle. An officer arrived on scene and was escorted to her vehicle. She stated that she parked and locked the vehicle on Tuesday and this was the first time she had entered the vehicle since then. She observed the rear view mirror to be missing, as well as sunglasses, the owner’s manual, insurance cards, and fuel additive. She stated neighbors did not observe anyone tampering with the vehicle.

—At 9:42 p.m., a caller stated a wallet was found at his church. An officer arrived, and the man turned the wallet over to him. It contained identification and cash. The officer contacted the sheriff’s department and Central Dispatch in an attempt to retrieve contact information for the wallet’s owner, with no results. The next day, the owner called about his wallet and stated he would pick it up at MPD. No items were missing.

—At 2:29 p.m., a man brought a debit card to MPD, stating he found it in the parking lot of a Marshall business. An officer attempted to contact the card’s owner via phone, with negative results. The officer contacted the sheriff’s department and requested they attempt to notify the owner. The sheriff’s department later contacted MPD advising the owner would respond to recover his card. The next morning, he still had not recovered his card.

Saturday, March 2
—At 4:57 p.m., an officer on patrol observed a driver known to have an active warrant for her arrest. The officer conducted a traffic stop on South Grant Avenue, near Vest Street, and made contact with the driver, an adult passenger, and two juveniles. A computer inquiry revealed her to be a fugitive from the city of Marshall for failure to appear on an original charge of failure to register with the Department of Revenue with a $50 cash only bond. She was placed under arrest and transported to MPD, where the male later posted her bond and she was released.

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