February 3 Law Docket Cases from the Office of the Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney
The following cases from the office of the Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittelhauser were taken up during the Feb. 3 Law Day docket:
Ryan Adams, 35 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was placed on probation for five years. Sedalia Police arrested the Adams August 20, 2012 after finding methamphetamine in his pocket. Conditions of probation include 60 days of shock detention and 120 hours of community service.
Audrey Bronson, 40 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine, a charge stemming from an August 14 traffic stop by Sedalia Police Officers. She was sentenced to serve 240 days in jail.
Miguel Carlos-Gonzalez, Miguel, 25, of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two counts of driving while revoked. A Patrolman with the Missouri Highway arrested the defendant August 16, and a Sedalia Police Officer arrested him October 2. The defendant was placed on probation for five years with a condition that he serve 120 days in jail as shock detention.
Larry Castiglia 56, of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Sedalia Police Officer Todd Nappe arrested the defendant February 3, 2013 after finding methamphetamine in his possession while responding to a disturbance call on Prospect. Execution of a 4-year sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for five years with requirements that he perform 120 hours of community service and consent to a search if a police officer requests.
Wayne Coslet, 59 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to unlawful use of a weapon and domestic assault in the third degree, admitting he threw a kitchen knife at his son during an argument February 13. He was placed on probation for five years with conditions that he serve 10 days of shock detention and have no contact with the victim.
Hopkins, Kimberly, 43 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and stealing, charges stemming from a shoplifting arrest September 19. Sedalia Police Officers found methamphetamine and stolen merchandise in the defendant’s purse. The theft was a felony because she has at least two prior convictions for stealing within the past 10 years. She was sentenced to serve three years in prison.
Jared Monsees, 25 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two counts of stealing, one felony and one misdemeanor, arising from the thefts of TVs at Walmart in September. The defendant was placed on probation for 5 years with conditions that he complete the 120 day Institutional Treatment Program and pay restitution.
Kimberly Morrison, 43 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two counts of stealing and one attempted theft, charges arising from three separate incidents. On August 2, she stole tires and wheels from a local car dealer. On September 22, she attempted to steal a power washer and abandoned the property when the owner caught her. On December 19, she stole a package from a porch at a home in Sedalia. She was sentenced to serve 5 years in prison.
Jayeshkumar Patel, 37, formerly of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of an imitation controlled substance with intent to deliver. The charges arose from a December, 2012 investigation by the Sedalia Police Department’s S.T.I.N.G. Unit into the sale of synthetic marijuana at a local convenience store operated by the defendant. Officers seized several bags of an item labeled “Syn” in the store. Laboratory testing could not confirm the presence of a banned substance, although it was chemically similar to some synthetic cannabinoids. The defendant was placed on probation for five years with requirements that he serve eight weekends of shock detention and not be involved in the operation of any convenience store in Pettis County.
Ricky Roberts, 50 of Cole Camp, was sentenced to serve 6 years in prison on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. Sedalia Police Officers arrested the Roberts on December 6, 2012 after finding oxycodone pills in his pocket while investigating a fire along the edge of Crown Hill Cemetery.
Floyd Snow, 55 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to driving while revoked. Sedalia Police arrested the defendant June 28 after seeing him operate a motor vehicle on Engineer. The offense was a felony because the defendant has four prior convictions for DWI and four prior convictions for driving while revoked. He was sentenced to serve 3 years in prison.
Carlos Staten, age 26 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to stealing a purse and contents from a break room at Bothwell Regional Health Center December 9. Sedalia Police Detectives arrested the defendant a few days later after recognizing him and his clothing from a surveillance camera recording. The State recommended a 5 year sentence. The judge ordered a sentencing assessment report and scheduled sentencing for March 12.
On February 6, Bo Sebastian Simmons, 21, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance as a prior drug offender. Sedalia Police arrested the defendant October 31 after finding clonazepam and cocaine in his possession. The defendant was sentenced to 10 years in prison but will receive probation if he successfully completes the one year Long Term Treatment program.