Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff’s Crime Reports for April 3, 2017
A 23-year-old Sedalia woman was arrested on April 1 on multiple drug charges after a traffic stop at 5th and Ohio. Sedalia Police say a K9 officer alerted to the vehicle and one of the passengers was found to be in possession of meth, marijuana and prescription pills, along with a marijuana pipe. Brittany Marie Martin was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Sedalia Police were called early in the morning of April 2 to a report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers report making contact with the suspect walking out the front door of the building. According to a police report, a victim told police that the suspect had unlawfully entered her apartment and threatened her. 26-year-old Walter Jack Staten Jr. of Sedalia was arrested and taken to the Pettis Co. Jail on charges of domestic assault, burglary and property damage.
Two people were arrested for marijuana possession at 5th and Engineer after a traffic stop on April 1. Police report detecting the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, which had been pulled over for having no license plate light. 22-year-old Andrew M. Williams and 22-year-old Olivia N. Head were later released from the scene with summonses.
Police were called early on March 31 to the 2200 block of S. Harrison Ave for a report of theft from vehicles. Police say two suspects were arrested after a short foot pursuit. 19-year-old Jourdan D. A. Diehl and 17-year-old Keyshawn J. Flowers were taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Two Sedalia women were arrested on Wednesday for public peace disturbance after officers were called to 3rd and Stewart to investigate a disturbance. Police say the women, 50-year-old Christine E. Grant and 34-year-old Carleather M. Parker, had been hitting each other. They were both arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Sedalia Police were called to the 2700 block of E. Broadway Blvd. for a report of a stolen vehicle on April 2. The complainant told officers that he was doing work on a vehicle for a customer and noticed the vehicle was missing. The vehicle is a black 2000 Ford F150 with Missouri registration 6MF767. It has a snow plow bracket on the front with the hydraulic pump still attached. The driver's side rear tire is damaged and does not hold air. There is moderate rust around the wheel wells and a decal of the McDonald's golden arches in the lower left corner of the back glass. Police say there are no suspects at this time.
On April 1, police were dispatched to the 900 block of Thompson Blvd. to Equity Bank for a report of a fraud. A bank employee told police that a customer was trying to pass a forged cashiers check. The suspect told officers that he had met a woman on Facebook who asked him to cash the check for her. It was determined that the suspect fell for a scheme and there was no criminal intent.
Sedalia Police were dispatched on April 1 for a theft report at Walmart. A wallet was reported stolen out of a shopping cart while a customer was getting water from a dispenser. The victim said her walled included her ID, debit card, checks, and about $1,200 in cash.
On April 1 Sedalia Police responded to McDonald's on S. Limit for a reported fraud. A customer going through the drive-thru attempted to purchase food with a fake $100 bill. Police said the bill appeared similar to a real $100 bill, but said that it is for cinematic use only in numerous places. No charges are being pursued at this time. A report was made to document the incident.
On March 31, an employee of a business on W. Broadway reported an assault to Sedalia Police after a customer allegedly threw a cup of chewing tobacco spit into the employee's face. Several hours later, officers responding to another call made contact with the suspect. 31-year-old Benjamin M. Delgado III was arrested for 4th degree assault.