A Sedalia man was arrested after police were called to the 1600 block of E. 4th St. on May 6. Upon arrival, officers were told that a relative had thrown a stick of rebar at them, and swung a broom. 34-year-old John Wayne Archambault, Jr. was placed under arrest for fourth degree domestic assault and unlawful use of a weapon.


Sedalia Police were called to the 2900 block of S. Washington Ave. just before 10 p.m. on May 6 to investigate an assault. Pettis County Deputies were taking a report from the victim when police arrived. The victim said that a suspect had been following him around in his vehicle, which was then rear-ended as the victim slowed down to pull over. The victim said the suspect then assaulted him with a metal object. Contact with the suspect has not been made.


A Lincoln woman was arrested May 5 on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance and a registration violation. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 23-year-old Shelby L. Ailor was taken to the Benton County Jail, and was later released.


On May 5 around 1:45 a.m., Pettis County Deputies were involved in a vehicle pursuit that started at US 50 and Ingram in Sedalia. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle for several traffic offenses, and the pursuit came to an end at US 50 and Potter Ave. Luke Allen Simmons was arrested for driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest. Simmons was placed on a 24-hour hold, pending charges from the Pettis County Prosecutor.


On Friday, May 4, Sedalia Police took a report of a sexual assault against two juveniles. According to an incident report, the juveniles had been assaulted in the east part of Sedalia within the last year by an adult that was known to them. The Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline was notified and the case remains under review.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of E. Broadway Blvd. on May 3 in reference to the theft of a vehicle, firearm and ammunition. The vehicle and some ammunition were recovered, but the firearm is still missing. Police arrested 24-year-old Jaime Martin Martinez, Jr. for tampering with a motor vehicle, theft of a firearm, driving while revoked and possession of marijuana. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.


Sedalia Police took a report on May 1 of a man attempting to pass a fake $20 bill at the Liquor Locker on W. Main Street. The suspect told police he received the money from a friend, and said that the bill felt funny. Charges are being submitted. The suspect was not named in an incident report.