During the time period from June 1 through June 30, the Seymour Police Department answered 218 calls for service, issued 147 traffic warnings and 62 summons, while 18 people were booked into the Webster County Jail in Marshfield.
Calls during this period included:
• Officers checked two different residences for a subject on P&P for WrightCounty. The subject was located at a residence in town.
• Seymour High School was conducting its summer-school driver’s education program. Officers were able to attend and give a presentation to the students.
• Officers arrested two subjects for warrants.
• Officers are currently conducting an investigation for burglary at the Old 60 Storage units in town. Leads are being followed up. If you have any information, contact the police department.
• While conducting routine patrol, officers made a traffic stop on a white PT Cruiser. During the traffic stop, officers revealed the car to be stolen out of Joplin. Officers also located controlled substances inside the vehicle. The car was recovered for the owner and charges have been filed on the suspect.
• A “911” call was made for a subject who rolled a UTV at the Southern Missouri Off-Road Ranch. Officers responded and assisted with landing the helicopter to transport a subject with injuries.
• Officers got a report of a child hit by a vehicle at the circus. When officers responded, the child was not injured. A report and investigation were conducted, and the case was turned over to Missouri Department of Family Services.
• A disturbance was called in at a residence in town. When officers arrived and made contact with the parties, one the individuals had an active warrant. Arrest was made on the subject, and the parties were separated.
• Officers were called to the state probation and parole (P&P) office. The officers made contact with two individuals with active warrants. Both were arrested and transported to the Webster County Jail.
• During a routine traffic stop on Water Street, officers were able to locate narcotics inside a vehicle. Charges later were filed on the suspect.
• A call came for a child in the street. Officers were able to locate the child and return him to his residence.
• Officers conducted a traffic stop while on patrol. During the stop, officers located narcotics and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Suspect was issued a court date, and charges were filed.
• While out on patrol in the late-night hours, officers observed a male walking in the middle of the street in the dark. Officers made contact with the subject who had an active warrant out of Webster County. An arrest was made, and the suspect was transported to the Webster County Jail.
• A report was filed for property damage. The report taken was for a mailbox, which had been destroyed on Thoroughfare Street. If you have any information regarding the crime, please contact the department.
• In the evening hours, officers were out on patrol when they observed a subject riding a bike in the middle of the roadway with no lights or reflectors. Officers made contact with the subject, who was in possession of narcotics. The narcotics were seized, and charges have been filed on the subject.
• Officers were conducting traffic enforcement when they observed two vehicles take off at excessive speed racing one another on East Clinton Avenue. A traffic stop was conducted on both vehicles. Both suspects were issued citations for careless and imprudent driving.
• The department responded to several medical calls to assist.
• A report was taken for a stolen kayak on Frances Street. If you have any information, please contact Sgt. Gabe Stroud.
• A “911” call was made for a careless-and-imprudent driver on Highway C. Officers responded to the area and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was arrested, and charges were sent to the Webster County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for DWI.
• Officers responded to an address twice on Summit Avenue for a disturbance. The parties were separated and later released without incident.
• During the afternoon, a call for a motor-vehicle accident at U.S. 60 and Clinton Avenue came in. Officers responded, and a report was taken.
• Officers were dispatched to McDonald’s for a child who was out their car seat in a vehicle. Officers were able to make contact with the vehicle before it left the parking lot to make sure the child was properly buckled.
• A report of a serious motor-vehicle wreck at U.S. 60 and Skyline Road came into officers. They arrived on scene and were able to assist in traffic control. There were serious injuries. The Missouri State Highway Patrol took the report.
• Reports of people walking around homes on Ventura Drive was reported to officers. The area was searched, and no one was located. We ask that if you see people in the area looking around homes to report it as soon as possible to the police.
• While out on patrol, officers received a call for a disturbance on Ventura Drive. An officer arrived at the location where the parties had left. Later, a Webster County deputy was able to locate a suspect on Highway K and transported them.
• During a routine traffic stop on Loveland Street, upon contact officers identified a subject in the vehicle with warrants out for their arrest. Subject was arrested and transported to the Webster County Jail.
• Officers were in the area of Park Street when they observed a subject with a warrant. While officers were out with the subject, they contacted two more people with active warrants. All three suspects were transported to the Webster County Jail.
• During a traffic stop, officers made contact with a vehicle. The passenger in the vehicle was identified and wanted on multiple warrants. Officers were able to arrest the subject and transport them to the Webster County Jail.
• Several different reports were made on a vehicle at Main Street and Clinton Avenue with people who were panhandling. Officers then made contact with the subject, who were passing through and trying to get money from people. Subjects left town.
• Call for a motor-vehicle wreck at U.S. 60 and Loveland Street came in. Officers arrived on scene, and no serious injuries were present. Report was taken by officers.
• Officers with the Seymour Police Department, as well as deputies of the Webster County Sheriff’s Department, conducted a search in looking for a subject with several felony warrants. The subject was not located in the area and now is believed to be in the Marshfield or Springfield areas.
During the time period of May 1 through May 31, the Seymour Police Department answered 290 calls for service, issued 138 traffic warnings and 74 summons, while 23 people were booked into the Webster County Jail in Marshfield.
Calls during this period included:
• Around 2:30 a.m., officers were conducting routine patrol when they came in contact with a subject riding around on a bike. The subject was wanted on a felony warrant. During the arrest, officers located narcotics on the person.
• Officers were dispatched to a residence on Court Street for a disturbance. Both parties were separated for the night. Both parties denied filing charges.
• Responded to Shelter’s for medical assist for a subject who had fallen.
• Call for a motor-vehicle accident (MVA) at the intersection of West Loren Street and Lynch Street. No parties were injured, and a report was taken.
• While conducting routine patrol, officers observed a vehicle committing a traffic violation. When the vehicle was stopped, the subject appeared to be intoxicated. Officers then ran the subject through a field-sobriety test and arrested the subject for DWI.
• During a traffic stop, officers conducted a search of a vehicle. Inside of the vehicle, officers located narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Subjects were issued several citations to appear in court.
• In the evening hours, officers were patroling in the area of South Park. Officers made contact with a subject who had been frequenting the park in the evening hours. During the contact, officers located a large amount of marijuana and liquid THC. Felony charges have since been filed with the Webster County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
• Officers conducted a traffic stop on Water Street. During the duration of the stop, officers discovered liquid THC inside the vehicle. Liquid THC is a felony possession charge. Charges were sent to county prosecutor’s office.
• A traffic stop was conducted on a subject who had an active warrant out for their arrest on Steel Street. During the stop and arrest, officers located marijuana inside the vehicle. The subject was arrested and transported to the Webster County Jail.
• Officers conducted a traffic stop on a subject who was operating a motor vehicle without a license. Subject had several priors and was arrested and booked into the Webster County Jail.
• Officers arrested a subject with a felony warrant that was turned in from a phone call. The subject was transported to the Webster County Jail without any incident.
• As officers were out assisting the Missouri State Highway Patrol with a hit-and-run accident on Clinton Avenue, they observed a dump truck pull a power line down at The Seymour Bank. Officers were able to secure the area until work crews arrived.
• A call came in for a motor-vehicle accident on U.S. 60. When officers arrived, they made contact with the driver who had hit a deer in the roadway. Upon investigation, officers located a passenger in the vehicle who had active warrants out for their arrest. An arrest was made, and a report was taken.
• While attempting to conduct a traffic stop on East Center Avenue, officers were led on a pursuit. The pursuit ended a few blocks over on B Street and East Summit Avenue. When the officers arrested the subject, several different types of narcotics were located. Subject was transported to the Webster County Jail.
• Officers observed a vehicle committing a traffic violation. When the officers attempted to conduct a stop on the vehicle at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and Commercial Street, the vehicle fled, leading officers on a pursuit. Later, the vehicle came to a stop at Thoroughfare Street and Division Street, where the driver then took off on foot. Officers were able to apprehend the subject and transport him to the Webster County Jail.
• Wright County requested assistance from the Seymour Police Department, as well as the Webster County Sheriff’s Department, in the apprehension of a subject who shot at a deputy. Officers were able to assist and secure the scene. Investigation was conducted by the Webster County and Douglas County sheriff’s offices.
• Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle heading north on Main Street. The vehicle fled, leading officers on a pursuit. Officers later got the vehicle stopped at Clinton Avenue and Loveland Street. The subject was DWI and in possession of narcotics.
• Later that evening, officers got a call requesting assistance from the Rogersville Police Department, who was fighting with a subject on U.S. 60. Subject was apprehended.
• The Webster County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance in locating a vehicle that had stolen a custom bumper from Rogersville and was believed to be heading towards Seymour. If you have any information, contact the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.
• There were many complaints that came in on people’s driving while leaving the saddle club on Water Street. Officers were able to make a traffic stop on the subject who was doing “donuts” and slinging mud on other vehicles. A report for property damage was taken.
• Officers received multiple complaints about people’s parking on Water Street during a rodeo. Officers were able to get a vehicle to be moved without issuing citations. It should be noted that the city of Seymour passed an ordinance which prevents people from parking along the side of the roadway on Water Street due to traffic congestion.
• Requested assistance for the Webster County Sheriff’s Department came for a call of a burglary in progress. Officers were able to respond in a timely manner and help secure the scene.
• Several different reports have come in for stolen license plates for trailers in the last few weeks. Officers are currently investigating the crimes. If you have any information, contact the Seymour Police Department at 417-935-4200.
• While conducting their routine patrols, officers made a traffic stop on a vehicle that had committed a traffic violation. While contacting the subject, officers were able to search the vehicle and locate several different types of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Subject was arrested and booked into the Webster County Jail in Marshfield.
• The Seymour Police Department conducted a pair of search warrants on two residences inside city limits. The search warrants uncovered narcotics, drug paraphernalia and firearms at the residence. Three of the subjects were arrested, and several charges were filed on other subjects from the two warrants.
• Officers were requested to assist Webster County Sheriff’s Department on a call for a subject who was stuck in the construction zone at Oak Lawn Road and U.S. 60. When officers arrived on scene, they made contact with the subject who was intoxicated. The subject was arrested for DWI and transported to the Webster County Jail.
• A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle at Clinton Avenue and Main Street. A consent to search uncovered drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Subject was issued citations to appear in court.
• Reports of a disturbance came in from the Hillcrest Apartments. Officers arrived on scene and made contact with two subjects who were involved in an altercation. Both subjects were intoxicated. The parties were separated and denied filing charges.