Sedalia man in jail for multiple charges following a warrant check

At 2:20pm Tuesday afternoon the Sedalia Police were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of East 10th on a warrant check. Upon arrival while speaking to the owner of the residence the officer saw the suspect in the rear of the house. The suspect identified as 26-year-old Travis L. Davis reportedly left the immediate area, and fled upstairs. The officer called for more officers to aid in the search, and Davis was located in a bedroom under some furniture. Davis was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment of cuts and bruises, and then was taken to the Pettis County jail pending formal charges including probation violation, assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest for a felony, and failure to appear.

Suspended driver arrested Monday evening

Around 5:30 Monday evening Sedalia Police observed a vehicle with a driver known to be suspended. The officer located the vehicle in the as the driver was exiting. Following confirmation that the driver 34-year-old Joseph Lee Hensley was suspended, he was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was given a court date.

Grandmother gets a scam phone call Tuesday afternoon

Just after 1pm Tuesday afternoon a woman in the 3700 block of West 10th reported a scam to the Sedalia Police. According to the victim she received a call from someone claiming to be her granddaughter, who said she needed money. The woman thinking it was her granddaughter gave the caller her credit card number. The police report goes on to say the woman cancelled the card before the caller could had time to use it in a purchase.