On Saturday (May7th), Pettis County Sheriff's deputies were assisted by the Sedalia Police department along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, in a short vehicle pursuit. A Smithton man exited the vehicle and took off on foot. Charles Andrew Dunham was located a short-time later in the area of Emmet Avenue and Booneville Road. He was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, careless and imprudent driving, and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle. Dunham was transported to the Pettis County Jail.


Last Friday (May 6th), deputies arrested Jamie Waibel in the area of Highway 127 and Highway AA, for driving with a suspended license.


Around 1:00 Saturday afternoon (May 7th), Sedalia Police officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Prospect Avenue in regards to a trespassing report. Dispatch advised that the man had an active warrant from Pettis County. Arrested at the scene was 31-year old John Roy Hicks the 3rd. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $5,000.00, cash or surety.


Late in the evening on Friday, around 11:00 (May 6th), officers conducted a traffic stop at West 16th Street and South Sneed Avenue, for a minor traffic violation. When contact was made with the driver, she was discovered to have a suspended license. Police officers arrested 29-year old Chalise Marie Denison and transported her to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond set at $533.50, cash or surety.


Last Friday morning around 10:15 (May 6th), officers took a report of a peace disturbance in the 100 block of East 11th Street. The victim stated that around 11:30, the night before, someone had put several dead filleted crappie, in the bed of her pick-up truck. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.



Yesterday morning around 9:15 (May 8th), Sedalia Police officers took a report of a theft from a man who stated that his USAA credit card was missing from his wallet. He checked his account and noticed 3 cash advances, totaling $729.00. The cash advances occurred sometime between April 28th and May 4th. No further details were available at news time.


Around 6:00 yesterday evening (May 8th), officers responded to Smith-Cotton Junior High School for a reported assault. The victim stated he had been punched in the head. 40-year old Damon L. Buckner was located and arrested for the assault. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond set at $533.50, cash or surety.