Sedalia Area Crime Reports for May 2, 2018
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 600 block of S. Grand on May 1 in reference to a burglary. A victim reported that entry had been made into the residence. Two air conditioning units and various other items had been damage or taken.
A representative from Abilities in Warrensburg contacted Sedalia Police about a client missing from a group home. 26-year-old Skyler Test had taken a cab from Warrensburg to Sedalia, and had then run from a care worker. Test is described as a white female wearing khaki shorts, a white crop top and silver half-jacket. She has shoulder-length brownish to red hair.
A 54-year-old Warsaw woman was arrested for felony possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia on May 1 in Ray County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Robin L. Stevens was released pending formal charges.
Officers with the Sedalia Police Department made two arrests on April 30 after being dispatched to the 400 block of E. Walnut where a person had reportedly been shot with a BB/pellet gun. The victim told police her neighbor had shot her and she suffered a wound from the incident. Police made contact with two suspects who were reportedly uncooperative. Police say the odor of marijuana could be detected coming from within the suspects' home. A search warrant was obtained for the home and garage, where police say drugs and drug paraphernalia were located. 30-year-old Aida L. Gutierrez and 33-year-old Jacob W. Zimmerman were arrested.
Deputies with the Pettis County Sheriff's Office arrested a Sedalia man for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while revoked or suspended, and two outstanding felony warrants. Eric Lawrence Wissman was arrested on April 30 in the area of Elm Hills and S. Park.
Sedalia Police were dispatched around 8 p.m. on April 30 to the 300 block of W. 10th St. on a theft report. Police were told that sometime between 10 a.m. on April 23 and 8 p.m. on April 30, some on took a central air unit from the residence. The reporting party said the unit was hooked up to the residence at the time of the theft.
Sedalia Police responded to the 700 block of W. 6th St. on April 30 for a reported theft. The owner of the property reported that an external mount air conditioning unit had been taken from the property sometime within the past ten days.
Officers were sent to Advantage Metals Recycling on April 30 around 2:40 p.m. in reference to a van that someone was attempting to scrap. After running the VIN, it was discovered that the vehicle had been reported stolen in 2016. The vehicle was not able to be repaired. The owner was contacted. Information on the case is being forwarded to authorities in Benton County.
An 18-year-old Sedalia resident was issued a municipal summons for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on April 28 after officers were dispatched to the 200 block of W. Broadway Blvd. on a subject check. Police say Anthony K. Richardson gave them permission to search his person, where they reportedly found marijuana and a digital scale with marijuana residue. Richardson was released with a court date.
Sedalia Police responded to a hit-and-run accident on April 26 around 5 p.m. in the area of Broadway Blvd. and Prospect Ave. A victim told police she was westbound on Broadway Blvd. when a vehicle turned off the northbound lane of Prospect Avenue and collided with her front driver side, causing significant damage and forcing her to leave the roadway. The vehicle that caused the accident then fled westbound on Broadway Blvd. Several witnesses verified the victim's statement. The victim was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by private vehicle for treatment of swelling to her right ankle. The suspect has not been identified.