Afternoon Sedalia Police Crime Reports For August 1, 2014
38-year-old Sedalia man arrested on a child abuse warrant Thursday afternoon
Around 3:48 Thursday afternoon Sedalia Police were sent to a residence in the 900 block of East 5th for a child abuse suspect. The police report states chargers were filed against 38-year-old James Stark, and a warrant for his arrest was confirmed. At the time of the police report Stark was being held at the Pettis County jail pending further action by the prosecuting attorney’s office.
Sedalia Police investigate a report of a severely infected 12-year-old girl at Bothwell Hospital Emergency Room
At 5:33 Wednesday evening the Sedalia Police responded to the Bothwell Hospital Emergency Room on a disturbance. Upon arrival the officers found a 12-year-old female child, who was brought to the emergency room, and was reportedly severely infected. The officers were also informed that the child’s father was on the scene, and was being disruptive. The police report states the incident report was forwarded to Benton County the originating agency for investigation. No other information was available at news time.
Subject check in the 1700 block of South Grand results in arrest for a 38-year-old man
Just after 9:30 Thursday night Sedalia Police went to a residence in the 1700 block of South Grand on a subject check. Following consent for a search from the owner of the house the suspect identified as 38-year-old Jeremy Prost of Sedalia was located inside the house, and arrested on the active warrant. Bond on the warrant was set at $27,500. Prost was also on 24-hour hold for resisting arrest.
20-year-old Homeless man arrested on warrants Thursday evening
Just before 8:30 Thursday evening a Sedalia Police Officer observed a subject known to have warrants get into a vehicle. The officer stopped the vehicle at 3rd and Vermont, and arrested the suspect identified as 20-year-old Jessie Roberts a homeless man. Roberts was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a probation violation out of Boone County, a Pettis County warrant, and two-Sedalia warrants. Total bonds of $5650 was set on the warrants.
Sedalia man arrested for peace disturbance and minor in possession of intoxicants
At 12:19 this (Friday) morning Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance in the area of 2nd and Grand. Upon arrival witnesses told the officers the suspect, 18-year-old Dillon Lee James Hoover of Sedalia had been in an altercation with two subjects who left the area. Following an investigation Hoover was arrested and transported to the Pettis County jail on charges of public peace disturbance, minor in possession, and the purchase of intoxicants. Hoover was also charged with assault. Bond was set at $816.50.
Yelling woman arrested early this (Friday) morning in the roadway of Main and Ohio
At 3:19 this (Friday) morning Sedalia Police responded to a report of a woman in the roadway ant Main and Ohio yelling. Upon arrival the woman ran from the scene, but was caught after a short foot chase, and detained. The police report states the woman identified as 34-year-old Amber Dawn Decker a homeless person then started yelling, and would not stop. She was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail pending a $642 bond on charges of loud noise, failure to obey, and resisting arrest.
Woman turns in her husband’s drug paraphernalia
Just after 7:46pm Thursday night Sedalia Police received a call from a woman in the 2400 block of West 3rd, that she had found drug paraphernalia in her husband’s belongings. Officers responded and took the items into custody, and placed them into evidence. The police report states the husband was not located.
Theft Complaints filed with the Sedalia Police Department Thursday
Thursday afternoon Sedalia Police took a theft complaint from a business in the 2900 Block of West Broadway. According to the complainant someone pried open a grease bin belonging to the business, and stole $300 worth of grease.
Thursday night a victim in the 100 block of East Main reported his $300 Electric Scooter was stolen from a trailer at his residence. There were no suspects in these thefts, but if you have any information on these or any other crime please call the tips hot line at 660-827-TIPS or 827-8477.