During the time period from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, the Seymour Police Department answered 233 calls for service, issued 38 traffic warnings and 43 summons, while six people were booked into the Webster County Jail in Marshfield.
Calls during this period included:
• Officers responded to a motor-vehicle accident at McDonald’s. There were no injuries, and both parties exchanged information.
• Several letters were delivered to a residence in town regarding trash/junk on property.
• In the evening, officers took a report for a stolen dog on Ventura Drive. The suspect and the dog were located in Bolivar.
• A complaint was filed with officers in reference to harassment.
• Officers located a subject for Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
• Officers were dispatched to a residence on Anderson Street in regards to trespassing.
• Our officers and Webster County deputies located a missing juvenile at a house in the city limits. The juvenile was returned home.
• Officers assisted in making a DWI arrest with Missouri State Highway Patrol on U.S. 60.
• Our police department went to the Victory Academy to speak to students.
• Officers took a complaint for harassment and checked on a kid playing by the railroad tracks.
• In the early morning hours, officers were dispatched to a medical call at Casey’s General Store. When officers arrived, they made contact with a subject in a vehicle who was bleeding from a knife wound. The subject stated he was attempting to get to the hospital but had to stop. He was rushed to a hospital by EMS.
• A motor-vehicle accident reported at U.S. 60 and Loveland Street. No one was injured, and a report was taken by responding officer.
• The Webster County Sheriff’s Department was requesting assistance in locating a subject inside the city limits in regard to an alleged assault.
• Our officers received a complaint for people riding four-wheelers in the area of West Park.
• Stealing reported at the Family Dollar. Officers arrived on scene and were able to identify the subject who ran out of store with stolen goods. Officers were able to make contact with the subject, who returned all items to the stores.
• Officers were dispatched to the area of Peightel Street for a stealing. Investigation is still ongoing with several leads.
• Officers observed a subject with a felony warrant driving down East Clinton Avenue and were able to conduct a traffic stop and arrest the subject.
• During a request for mutual aid, officers responded to U.S. 60 and Highway O for a Cox ambulance on fire. Officers assisted in traffic control while the fire department suppressed the fire.
• Officers were dispatched to a residence on Center Avenue in reference to unlawful burning.
• During a call regarding a suspicious vehicle, officers were able to identify the car as stolen out of Douglas County. Officers were able to recover the vehicle for the owner. Charges are pending for the suspect.
• Officers were given a call for Amish buggies doing “donuts and drifting” between Seymour and Diggins.
• Shortly after officers were dispatched to Steel Street and U.S. 60 for subject “shaking their butts” at traffic on U.S. 60. The subjects were gone upon arrival.
• A call came in for a suspicious person on Loveland Street, officers arrived on scene and made contact with a subject who was under the influence of a controlled substance. The subject was arrested on a outstanding warrant and transported to the Webster County Jail.
• Webster County dispatch received a call for a subject who was driving down U.S. 60 that stated they had a high amount of narcotics in their system and needed help but refused to stop. Our officers and a Webster County deputy were able to locate the subject and get him medical help.
• Dollar General contacted our department in reference to shoplifting. Officers were able to identify the suspect, and a citation was issued.
• Ongoing complaints from the teenagers on the square driving careless, littering and being loud. Several citations have been issued.
• Officers received a call in reference to a child-custody issue.
• An officer assisted the Wright County Sheriff’s Department in a vehicle pursuit, which led to Seymour. Officers were able to catch the suspect in Marshfield. The suspect was wanted out of Greene County as a suspect in a homicide.
• The Webster County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance from our department and the Rogersville Police Department for a subject in Fordland who was armed and making threats. Both departments arrived on scene and detained the suspect until a deputy arrived to take him.
• Officers responded to a medical call on Hyde Street.
• A call for a “911” misdial on C Street was handled by officer.
• A “911” call was made for a domestic disturbance on North Division Street. Officer arrived on scene. The parties were separated and released.
• Officers responded to a domestic disturbance on West Summit Avenue. The parties were verbally arguing. One of the parties voluntary left.
• Later that afternoon, a call for a stolen vehicle was taken. Investigation is currently ongoing.
• A report was taken for a past burglary on Center Avenue. The suspect was believed to be two males. Investigation is currently ongoing.
• Officers received a call for suspicious vehicle on Kennemer Drive. Extra patrol will be made in the area of the call.
• Officers assisted in the Seymour Lions Club’s “Trunk-Or-Treat” on the square and handed out candy to the many trick-or-treaters.