Sedalia Police were dispatched on January 24 to the 1600 block of E. 4th Street on a report of property damage. An investigation reportedly led to the discovery that a man had driven a truck, without a license, through the caller's yard and also through a field belonging to Union Pacific Railroad, which caused damage to both properties. 27-year-old William Harrison Howe III was located. Police say he resisted arrest and threatend to assault officers. Howe was taken into custody on charges of second degree property damage, operating a motor vehicle on a highway without a license, resisting arrest, first degree trespassing, and fourth degree assault. Howe was placed on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail.


A 25-year-old Warsaw man was taken to the Camden County Jail on multiple charges, including possession of methamphetamine and synthetic narcotics. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Branden K. Montgomery was arrested just before 7 p.m. on January 24 on charges including felony possession of a controlled substance, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding, and owning or operating a motor vehicle without maintaining financial responsibility. Montgomery was placed on a 24-hour hold.


Two Sedalia residents were arrested after police forced entry into a home in the 1700 block of E. 4th St. to perform a felony warrant check around 7:30 p.m. on January 24. Police say officers were able to confirm the identity and presence of a subject inside the home who had a felony warrant, but refused to open the door. After officers entered the home, 32-year-old Nickolas Lee Snow was arrested on a no bond parole absconder warrant on an original charge of second degree burglary. 38-year-old Amanda Sue Higginbotham was also arrested on a felony warrant for receiving stolen property and fraudulent use of a credit device. Both were taken to the Pettis County Jail.