A Sedalia man was arrested on November 16 after police were dispatched to Walmart just before 10 p.m. in reference to a violation of a full order of protection. Police were told by a woman that her estranged husband had disabled her vehicle while she was in the store. The woman reported that she saw her husband parked nearby, and he drove away after a confrontation. Police say security footage from the store confirmed the story. Contact was later made with 38-year-old Sean W. Cunningham, who was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold pending state charges of first degree stalking, first degree harassment, and violation of an order of protection.


An 18-year-old Sedalia man with an active felony warrant for two counts of statutory rape was arrested on November 19. Police say officers had information that the suspect was residing inside a home in the 700 block of State Fair Blvd. Pedro Ramirez, Jr. was contacted and arrested after the Pettis County warrant was confirmed.


Police say marijuana was discovered as they arrested a 41-year-old Sedalia man on active warrants near the intersection of E. Broadway Blvd. and S. New York Ave. Bobby Joe Moore was arrested on a Pettis County warrant on an original charge of assault, and two Sedalia municipal warrants for driving while suspended and expired plates. A charge of misdemeanor possession of marijuana is being submitted to the state prosecutor.