During the time period from Jan. 1 through Jan. 31, the Seymour Police Department answered 202 calls for service, issued 28 traffic warnings and 46 summons, while 13 people were booked into the Webster County Jail in Marshfield.
Calls during this period included:
• Officer responded to a domestic assault at a residence on Rhodes Street for a subject hit with a hammer. Arrest was made for domestic assault.
• A report was taken in reference to a license that was stolen off a vehicle on the north side of town. Plate was entered in the system as stolen.
• Call came in for a subject who was possibly intoxicated. Officer made contact with the subject, who was not intoxicated.
• The Webster County Sheriff’s Department got reports for several catalytic converters stolen around the Seymour area. Seymour officers assisted the sheriff’s deputy in looking for a suspect and leads.
• Officer responded to a residence on East Washington Avenue for two subjects in the front yard pointing guns at each other. When officers arrived on scene, they made contact with two 18-year-old males who said they were playing with B.B. guns.
• Seymour schools hosted The Seymour Bank Winter Classic basketball tournament. During that time, the Seymour SRO and patrol officers attended the event to assist with the crowds.
• A call for a suspicious person at Family Dollar was answered. Our officers arrived on scene and made contact with the individual. The suspect was arrested for distribution of narcotics and a warrant out of Douglas County.
• Officers received a call regarding a subject for indecent exposure at Hot Spot. When officers arrived, the subject was gone. This has been an ongoing issue at this location.
• In the evening hours, officers were led on a short pursuit with a vehicle. Officers and deputies were able to get the vehicle stopped. The driver had several warrants out for their arrest. An arrest was made on the driver.
• Call came in for a stolen vehicle on Ventura Drive. Officers responded to investigate the alleged crime.
• A motor-vehicle accident call came in on Highway C. Officers responded to the location to fill out a report. One subject was transported to the hospital.
• Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance on Steel Street; one subject was arrested on warrant.
• A tip was made to the Seymour Police Department for a wanted subject out of Douglas County. The Seymour Police Department, along with Webster County Sheriff’s Department, was able to locate and arrest the subject.
• During a winter snow officers received a complaint for two dogs outside without any shelter. Officers made contact with the animal owner, who placed the dogs inside.
• A call came into the Seymour police report Seymour Police Department for a subject who was naked at McDonald’s. When officers arrived, the subject was leaving the location. Officers along with Missouri State Highway Patrol and Webster County Sheriff’s Department were able to locate the subject and make a traffic stop on them. The subject was arrested for driving while under the influence of drugs.
• Officers responded to a suspicious person at Dollar General. The subject had made a statement about harming a family member to a worker.
• A subject came to the police station wanting to report someone trying to harm them. The subject lived out in the country. Officers were able to get the subject in contact with a deputy in order to make a report.
• Call for a motor-vehicle accident at U.S. 60 and Clinton Avenue. A semi ran the stoplight and hit a vehicle as it was attempting to cross at the traffic light. Citations were issued to the subject who ran the stoplight, causing the accident.
• Officer responded back to a residence for a second time about animal complaint. The dogs were removed from the location, and the owner was issued citations for animal neglect.
• Motor-vehicle accident reported at U.S. 60 and Clinton Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and took a report. No one was injured.
• A complaint was made in the evening hours for a loud noise on Steel Street. Officers responded to the area. The subjects turned down the music.
• Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance on Anderson Street. When officers arrived on scene, they made contact with the suspect. The parties were separated, and a report was made.
• Report of a subject walking on the train tracks. Officers located the subject and were able to get them off the tracks.
• County deputy requested mutual-aid assistance from the Seymour Police Department for a domestic disturbance in Diggins with a subject who had a firearm. Officers and a deputy responded and arrested a suspect.
• A report of a motor-vehicle accident was dispatched at U.S. 60 and Skyline Road. Officers responded on scene and assisted with traffic control as both eastbound U.S. 60 lanes were blocked.
• Officers responded to Division Street and Summit Avenue for a vehicle fire. Officers were able to block traffic and suppress the fire until the fire department arrived.
• A complaint for an order of protection violation came in. Officers were able to respond and investigate the situation.
• The state patrol asked for an officer’s assistance in a traffic stop on a vehicle in town. Trooper made arrest on the subject for warrants.
• A complaint was made for a motorcycle driving erratically on Ventura Drive. Officers did not locate the bike; extra patrol will be made in the area.
• Officers were dispatched to two check well beings. In both cases, everyone was fine.