Sedalia Police and Crime Report: June 22, 2012
Here is your Sedalia Police and crime report for June 22, 2012.
Vehicle stop Thursday night leads to weapons charges for a Sedalia man
At 9:15 Thursday night, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of East 11th for failure to signal for a turn. A subsequent search of the vehicle produced a shotgun with a shortened barrel that was also found to be stolen out of Kansas City. The driver, 23-year-old Daniel Holtcamp of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, and placed on 24-hour hold pending charges including possession/manufacturing/repair of an illegal weapon, receiving stolen property and unlawful possession of a concealed weapon.
Victim in the 400 block reports a burglary Tuesday night
At 8:31 Wednesday night, a victim in the 400 block of Veteran's Memorial Drive reported a burglary to the Sedalia police. According to the victim sometime over the previous night someone broke into the house and stole several unspecified items. The victim said they found the items missing just prior to calling the police. There was no suspect information in the police report.
Female victim reports her home was entered Wednesday night causing property damage
Just after 8 o'clock Thursday morning Sedalia police investigated a burglary and property damage complaint in the 300 block of North Grand. The female victim told officers she had heard a noise in a front bedroom around 8:30 Wednesday night, and when she checked Thursday morning she found a mirror that had sat on a nightstand by a window knocked over and broken. The police report states there was nothing missing, and no suspects were known at the time of the police report.
18-year-old Sedalia man sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Robert L. Koffman
Last week in Judge Robert Koffman's courtroom, 18-year-old James Curd of Sedalia pleaded guilty to felony stealing in connection to a January theft of a cell phone where he knocked the owner to the ground. Curd was sentenced to serve three years in prison.
28-year-old Sedalia woman pleads guilty to charges in Koffman's courtroom
28-year-old Jessica Kennedy of Sedalia pleaded guilty to a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance in Judge Koffman's courtroom. The charges stem from Kennedy's arrest on November 25 last year when she was found to be in possession of a handgun and codeine, She was sentenced as a persistent offender to 10 years in prison.
Eight year sentence given to a Sedalia man caught in a STING operation in January
On Thursday 24-year-old Vadim Mishchuck pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, and two-counts of delivery of a controlled substance. According to court documents, the defendant sold oxycodone pills to an undercover Missouri Highway Patrolman in December of 2010, and January of 2011. The next day the Sedalia Police Department's STING UNIT served a search warrant at Mishchuck's home, and he was found to be in possession of four oxycodone pills, He was sentenced to eight years in prison.