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Court Cases From the Pettis County Circuit Court: May 20 Law Day Docket

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The following defendants appeared in Circuit Court on the May 20 Law Day docket.

Blanski, Angela, 43, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and unlawful transactions with a child.  The charges arose from the May 16, 2012 execution of a search warrant at the defendant’s home by the Sedalia Police Department’s S.T.I.N.G. Unit.  Officers found drug paraphernalia with methamphetamine residue in the defendant’s possession. The defendant was placed on probation on the drug charge and sentenced to 10 days in jail on the misdemeanor unlawful transactions with a child charge, which was based on the fact that her child resided in the home.

Boonstra, Andrew, 63, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to DWI and was sentenced to serve 210 days in jail.  Sedalia Police Officer Matt Long arrested the defendant January 27 after an employee of a Sedalia convenience store reported an intoxicated driver leaving the business.  The offense was a felony because the defendant has two prior DWI convictions.

Buckner, Jade, was ordered to serve a five-year sentence after her probation was revoked on a felony drug charge.  She was placed on probation after pleading guilty in January.  She violated her probation by continuing to use drugs.  The court retained jurisdiction to return the defendant to probation if she completes a substance abuse program in the Department of Corrections.

Green, Marcus, 26, Sedalia, was ordered to serve a five-year sentence when his probation was revoked on a charge of distributing marijuana.  He entered a guilty plea in 2007 and was placed on probation.  His probation was revoked because he failed to complete substance abuse treatment.

Iman, Michael, 25, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree and stealing.  Pettis County Sheriff’s Dep. Jerry Hunter arrested the defendant April 18 after receiving a call about a suspicious vehicle northeast of Sedalia.  He found the defendant and others in possession of an antique sewing machine and a catalytic converter stolen from a nearby home.  The defendant was sentenced to serve three years in prison.  Charges remain pending against a codefendant.

Jones, Jennifer, 36, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, charges stemming from a March 5 arrest by the Sedalia Police Department’s S.T.I.N.G. Unit.  She was sentenced to serve seven years in prison.

Lion, Wayne, 31, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree, admitting he entered a Tyson storage shed on Whitfield Road December 5 to steal scrap metal.  Pettis County Sheriff’s Dep. David Hockaday arrested the defendant as he tried to sell the stolen property.  The defendant was sentenced to serve three years in prison.

McGee, Brandon, 28, Sedalia, was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail after pleading guilty to resisting arrest.  When Sedalia Police Officer Bradley Arnold attempted to arrest the defendant March 18 on a felony warrant from another county, the defendant ran from the officer before being apprehended.

Miller, Michael, 24, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to driving without a valid license, a charge stemming from a January 29 arrest by Sedalia Police Sgt. Ron Miller.  The offense was a felony due to the defendant’s three prior convictions for the same offense.  Execution of a 240 day county jail sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for five years.

Morrison, Kimberly, 42, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree in connection with a November 9 theft from a home on Tanglenook Run Road.  The defendant was arrested and charged after an investigation by Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies Mark Morgan and Tollie Rowe revealed that the defendant sold the stolen items the following day.  Execution of a five-year sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for five years with a requirement that she pay restitution to the victims.

Pardoe, Andra, 25, Latham, was placed on probation for five years after pleading guilty to driving without a valid license.  Sedalia Police Officer Preston Hesselbacher arrested the defendant January 30.  The offense was a felony because the defendant has two prior convictions for the same crime in the past two years.

Plummer, Jolene, 35, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance.  Sedalia Police Officer Daniel Benner arrested the defendant March 9, 2012 while assisting a Children’s Division employee in an investigation, which led to the discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the defendant’s home.  Execution of a five-year sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for five years with requirements that she serve 120 days of shock detention and perform 120 hours of community service work.

Reyes-Zelada, Mynor, 29, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to domestic assault in the second degree, admitting he injured his spouse October 14 by pushing and slapping her.  He was sentenced to serve three years in prison.

Savage, William,31, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest and property damage.  When Sedalia Police Officer Michael Elwood tried to stop the defendant for a traffic violation August 9, the defendant ran from the officer and struck a garage near 13th and Massachusetts.  The State recommended a four-year sentence.  The case was continued to July 15 for sentencing.

Terry, Gabrial,26, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to abuse of a child, admitting that on September 2 he struck a child with shoe, leaving a mark on her face.  The case was continued to June 3 for sentencing.

White, Porter, 53, Kansas City, pleaded guilty to three offenses related to the illegal use and handling of anhydrous ammonia.  On March 7, Missouri Highway Patrol Lt. Nate Ahern stopped a vehicle in which the defendant was a passenger after watching him throw a bucket of anhydrous ammonia from the car.  The defendant was sentenced to serve 10 years, with placement in the Long Term Treatment Program.

Wiseman, Stephanie, 33, Sedalia, was ordered to serve a two-year sentence when her probation on a forgery charge was revoked.  She was placed on probation after pleading guilty in 2011.  Her probation was revoked because she committed DWI and driving while revoked in Raymore last year.

Zimmerman, John M., 41, Sedalia, was ordered to serve a seven-year sentence when his probation on a felony DWI charge was revoked.  He was placed on probation after a guilty plea in 2010.  He violated his probation by committing the offense of driving while revoked.

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