Sedalia Area Crime Reports for May 16, 2017
The Sedalia Police Department is looking for information regarding a burglary that occurred around 2:40 Sunday morning (May 14). A post on the Sedalia Police Department's Facebook page, states that two suspects forced entry into Lens Crafters, located in the 1400 block of South Limit Avenue, and stole multiple pairs of glasses and sunglasses. The value of the items and damage was estimated at $16,350. If anyone has any information about the case, call 660-827-7823 ext. 1217.
Around 7:30 Sunday night, Sedalia Police attempted a traffic stop in the area of Thompson and Brianna Blvd. The report states the driver was recognized to be a suspended driver. After a short vehicle pursuit, the driver was arrested in the 3100 block of West 10th Street. The driver, 28-year old Kevin Joseph Hontz, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Hontz was booked released, pending state charges of Driving While Suspended, Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle, and Resisting Arrest.
Around 7:20 Sunday night (May 14), Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of South Ohio Avenue and East Broadway. Dispatch advised that the driver had a suspended license. Officers arrested the driver, 29-year old Amber Felicia Howe. According to the report, Howe was placed on a 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail.
According to a report from the Pettis County Sheriff's Office, on Monday (May 15), Heather Marie McClellan turned herself in, on an active warrant for her arrest. The warrant was for an original charge of forgery, failure to register a motor vehicle with the Department of Revenue, and failure to maintain financial responsibility. McClellan was taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $2,500.