A Sedalia woman was arrested on June 24 for possession of a controlled substance and an active warrant following a traffic stop near. N. Engineer and E. Saline St. Police say the driver, 47-year-old April Louise Smasal, had an active Sedalia municipal warrant. Smasal was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she reportedly told officers that she had an empty bag hidden on her person. A Sedalia police report says the bag had methamphetamine residue inside.


Sedalia Police were called to CVS Pharmacy on June 24 on a complaint of shoplifting. Police say the suspect, 52-year-old Sherry Gennell Rose, admitted to the theft of stolen items valued at approximately $25. Rose was issued a municipal summons for stealing.


Police arrested a Sedalia man on multiple charges after a K9 reportedly alerted to the presence of a narcotic odor during a June 23 traffic stop. Police say a GMC truck was pulled over for having no license plates and defective brake lights in the area of S. Ohio Ave. and W. 7th St. around 7:18 p.m. It was determined that the driver did not have a valid license, and he was placed under arrest. The K9 unit was then deployed. Methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were reportedly located. 36-year-old Christopher Lee Hill was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of Bothwell Regional Health Center for a disturbance around 10:30 p.m. on June 23. Dispatch advised officers that a truck was chasing a car, and that the car had struck a tree. Officers made contact with the drivers of both vehicles near E. 13th St. and S. Lafayette Ave. The driver of the car, 19-year-old Taylor McIntyre, was arrested for a city charge of operating a motor vehicle without a license and for being a minor in possession of alcohol. Police say McIntyre refused to comply with officers at the jail and she was placed into a WRAP device. She was then taken to the hospital for a fit for confinement evaluation, and eventually returned to the jail. Police say an additional city charge of failure to obey is also being sought.


Officers with the Sedalia Police Department conducted a check of a suspicious vehicle on June 23 in the area of 26th St. east of Grand Ave. Police say drug paraphernalia was in plain view when they contacted the driver, and a search of the vehicle led to the discovery of additional drug paraphernalia and substances that field-tested positive for the presence of marijuana and methamphetamine. The driver was also found to be operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. 22-year-old Daryan Michael Harrison was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released pending formal charges.


Police arrested a Sedalia man after a K9 reportedly alerted to the presence of narcotics during a June 22 traffic stop. Police say a Chevrolet truck was pulled over around 9:49 p.m. in the area of S. Missouri Ave. and W. 18th St. after it was determined that it was bearing license plates registered to another vehicle. Police say that the driver had a suspended license, and he was placed under arrest. A K9 unit was then deployed. Methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were reportedly located. 37-year-old Quinton Noel Gano was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.