Afternoon Crime, Accident, And Court Reports

27-year-old Kansas City man arrested on a warrant, and for resisting arrest

At 1:18 this (Friday) morning Sedalia police arrested 27-year-old Demetrius Gray of Kansas City on a failure to appear warrant out of Pettis County, for unlawful use of a firearm. During the process of arresting Gray, he attempted to flee the area, but was arrested a short time later with an additional charge of resisting arrest. At the time of the police report Gray was in the Pettis County Jail on 24-hour hold pending, $25,000 bond on the warrant.

Injury accident reported in Henry County Thursday morning

At 10:20 Thursday morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle injury accident on Missouri Highway “52” East of County Road Southwest 1075 in Henry County.  According to the report the accident occurred as the 2003 Chevrolet driven by 73-year-old Raymond Bryant of Montrose crossed the centerline while cresting a hill, and struck a 2008 Freightliner driven by 37-year-old Dennis Miller of Pleasant Valley nearly head-on. Bryant received serious injuries, and a passenger in his vehicle, 79-year-old Henry Hughes also of Montrose received moderate injuries in the crash. Both were lifeflighted to the hospital for treatment. Miller received only minor injuries, and refused treatment at the scene. Charges are pending in the wreck.

Saline County Accident Wednesday evening injures two

Just after 5 o’clock Wednesday evening the Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated a two-vehicle accident on Route “P” in Saline County. The accident report states the accident happened as the 1999 Mazda driven by 17-year-old Kaitlynn Bulen of Marshall attempted to turn into a private driveway, and travelled into the path of a 2000 Ford driven by 29-year-old Stephanie Keller of Slater. The Keller vehicle struck the passenger side of the Bulen vehicle , causing it to leave the roadway, and come to rest in a ditch. A passenger in the Keller vehicle, 14-year-old Aaron Wilder of Marshall was not wearing a seat belt, and received moderate injuries in the accident. Bulen received minor injuries, and both victims were taken to Fitzgibbons Hospital for treatment. Charges are pending according to the accident report.

More cases from Judge Robert L. Koffman’s Courtroom on Monday

Judge Robert L. Koffman sentenced 43-year-old Gary Rayburn of Sedalia to 3-years in prison in court Monday for possession of a controlled substance. According to court documents on December the 10th of last year, Rayburn was found to have Methamphetamine in his pocket.

42-year-old Tammy rush of Sedalia pleaded guilty to stealing, admitting she stole from a local convenience store where she worked on April the 27th of 2011. The case was continued until July the 2nd for sentencing.

A Houstonia woman, 28-year-old Sarah Thorp pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud. Thorp admitted, that in January of 2011 she lied to her physician in an attempt to get hydrocodone, commonly known as vicodin. She has been admitted into the Pettis County Drug Court Program.

Raymond Shaver age 29 of Sedalia was sentenced to 5-years probation, after pleading guilty to passing bad checks. Shaver admitted he wrote a check on a closed account May the 23rd of last year. Along with the 5-years probation Shaver is required to pay restitution for that and other checks.

26-year-old Candace Scott of Sedalia was admitted into the Pettis County Drug Program Monday, after she pleaded guilty to possession of Methamphetamine when she was arrested on March the 31st.