Sedalia woman arrested in Sedalia Municipal courtroom

Just after 10:00 Wednesday morning, Sedalia police responded to the courtroom at Sedalia City Hall on a disturbance. Upon arrival, they found the suspect, 19-year-old Charlene Treaster, handcuffed to a bench in the police officer’s waiting area. Treaster reportedly attempted to knock a phone from the victim’s hand and told her she was going to kill her family. The report then states that Treaster slammed her head against a wall, then licked her hand to put saliva on a nearby door handle. Officers then placed Treaster in a WRAP restraining device. A spit hood was also placed on her face when she was observed getting ready to spit. At the time of the police report Treaster, was in the Pettis County Jail pending $533.50 bond.

Woman arrested for animal running at large Wednesday afternoon

At 2:40 Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia police investigated a report of a man and woman yelling at each other in the area of 13th and Engineer. Upon arrival, officers located the man, and when they got out of their vehicle, two large dogs charged them. The police report states the officer located the owner and attempted to issue her a summons for animals running at large, but she refused to sign the form. The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Tammy Ballew of Sedalia, was then arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail pending a $109 bond.

Witness reports a tractor trailer shears off a utility pole Wednesday afternoon

Around 1:50 Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia police investigated a hit-and-run accident involving an AT&T utility pole in the area of 7th and Washington. Upon arrival, a witness told officers he saw a white tractor trailer turn onto 7th street from Washington, striking a utility pole and completely shearing it off. The witness reportedly could not provide any further information on the truck or its driver,

Sedalia police investigate a burglary complaint on South Harrison Wednesday

At 4:45 Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia police investigated a burglary complaint at a residence in the 1100 block of South Harrison. According to the victim, someone entered the home sometime during the day while she was gone, but she could find nothing missing. There were no suspects at news time.