Pettis County Court Cases – April 7 Law Docket
The following Pettis County court case rulings were provided by Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittlehauser.
Robert Bemiss, 24, of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to a number of charges arising from a Jan. 11 arrest. Sheriff’s Deputies and Sedalia Police Officers responded to a call from the defendant’s former girlfriend, who reported that the defendant entered her home and assaulted her. The defendant admitted he struck Sedalia Police Officer Casey DeVorss and attempted to hit a neighbor. The defendant was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail on two misdemeanor assault charges. On felony charges of burglary and assault of a law enforcement officer, sentencing was continued to May 14.
Kenneth Boyer II, Kenneth of Sedalia, 29, pleaded guilty to violation of an order of protection, admitting he went to the home of his spouse Dec. 13, 2012 and caused a disturbance after an Order of Protection was entered against him. The defendant was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail.
Billy Brown, 27 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to domestic assault in the 2nd degree and violation of an order of protection, offenses which occurred on Jan. 1 and Nov. 17, respectively. He was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail.
Brandon Brown, 29, address unknown, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest. The defendant ran from Sedalia Police Officers on June 28 as the officer arrested him. He was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail.
Kendall Brown, age 22 of Sedalia, was ordered to serve seven years in prison after he was terminated from the Pettis County Drug Court Program. He was placed into the program after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine on July 14 and again on July 19.
Dallas Carlock of Sedalia, 25,was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail after pleaded guilty earlier this year to driving while revoked. Sedalia Police Officers arrested the defendant April 24 for a traffic violation at 6th and Montgomery. The defendant’s driver’s license was suspended. The offense was a felony because the defendant has at least four prior convictions for various offenses.
Bryan Crosswhite of Sedalia, 38, pleaded guilty to driving while revoked, a felony due to the defendant’s prior convictions for similar offenses. Sedalia Police Officers arrested the defendant July 6. Execution of a four-year sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for five years with a special condition that he serve 90 days of shock detention.
Paul Denning, 28 of Kansas City, pleaded guilty to tampering in the first degree, admitting that on Feb. 23 he took his roommate’s car without permission. The defendant was arrested by the Missouri Highway Patrol after the vehicle was wrecked on Highway 65. The defendant was placed on probation for five years with a condition that he serve 60 days of shock detention.
Norris Groves of Sedalia, 44, pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a debit device, admitting that on March 20, 2013, he stole $800 from a local church by making unauthorized withdrawals with the church’s debit card. Execution of a four-year sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for five years with a requirement that he pay restitution.
Brian Milburn, Brian, 46 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. The charges stemmed from the Sept.19 execution of a search warrant by the Sedalia Police Department’s STING Unit at a home on Fifth Street. Officers found methamphetamine and syringes in the defendant’s possession. The endangering charge was based on the fact that the defendant’s child also resided in that home. The state recommend a seven-year sentence and the case was continued to May 5 for sentencing.
Jeremiah Mullins, age 32 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance. During a traffic stop August 8, Sedalia Police Officers found about 25 grams of methamphetamine, over five grams of marijuana, baggies and a set of scales in the defendant’s vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.
William Taylor of Sedalia, 32, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Sedalia Police Officers stopped the vehicle the defendant was driving Sept. 7, and the defendant ran from the vehicle. Officers then found ecstasy and crack cocaine in the vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to serve 9 years in prison.
Jack Wilson, 64 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and felon in possession of a firearm. During a traffic stop Nov. 9, Sedalia Police Officer Kevin Klein found oxycodone and a handgun in the defendant’s vehicle. The defendant had a prescription for the drug, but admitted he had been selling pills for $10 apiece. The defendant’s prior felony convictions made it illegal for him to possess the gun. He was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.
Niko Wooldridge, 44 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to serve 2 years in prison. The Sedalia Police Department’s STINGUnit found alprazolam in the defendant’s possession when it served a search warrant at his home on N. Woodlawn February 12.