Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle for improper registration on April 8 around 8:30 p.m. Police say that upon contact with the occupants, an officer could smell marijuana coming from within the vehicle. A search was conducted and drugs and drug equipment were located. A passenger in the vehicle, 21-year-old Hakeem S. Dickson, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released pending a state court date.


Officers responded to a traffic complaint near the intersection of S. Limit Ave. and W. 32nd St. around 5:45 p.m. on April 8. According to police, a witness reported a suspect vehicle driving poorly, and the witness believed the driver to be intoxicated. The vehicle was located near the intersection of E. Broadway and S. Hancock Ave. Officers made contact with the driver, 37-year-old Anthony E. Reed, who was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Reed was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released on a state charge of driving while intoxicated.


A 37-year-old Sedalia woman was taken to the Pettis County Jail after a traffic stop around 10:15 p.m. on April 7. Sedalia Police say a Chevy Malibu was stopped for no registrations near the intersection of E. 16th St. and S. Thompson Ave. According to a police report, a passenger was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine. 37-year-old Susan M. Priesmeyer was placed on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail for possession of a controlled substance.


On April 7, the Pettis County Sheriff's Office requested assistance from the Sedalia Police Department with an assault in the 2800 block of Brookview Ave. Deputies asked the police department to check and see if the suspect's vehicle was at his residence in Sedalia. A short time later, Gregory Francis Belk III was arrested for second degree assault. Belk was placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges from the Pettis County Prosecutor.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Main and Limit for defective equipment around 10 p.m. on April 6. Contact was made with the occupants and police say the odor of marijuana was detected. A probably cause search was conducted where drugs and drug paraphernalia were located. Three occupants of the vehicle - 18-year-old Katelynn M. Medrano, 17-year-old Toby H. Parker, and 17-year-old Cordero V. Anderson - were all issued summonses.


On April 6, police were dispatched to Dollar General on E. Broadway in reference to a theft. The suspect was later located inside Woods on E. Broadway. 20-year-old Nicole M. Williams of Sedalia was placed under arrest for shoplifting and was transported to the Pettis County Jail. Police say 21-year-old Cheyenne Sutherland was with Williams at the time of the arrest. Police confirmed Sutherland had an active warrant from Benton County. Sutherland was also arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


Sedalia Police were dispatched just after midnight on April 5 to Breaktime in the 800 block of Broadway on a report of two people going in and out of consciousness in a vehicle in the parking lot. Officers made contact with the occupants and the driver provided a false name to police. The driver was arrested and police were able to discover her true identity, and learned that she had two felony failure to appear warrants out of Cole County. A K9 unit was deployed on the vehicle, and the K9 officer reportedly alerted to the presence of narcotics. Police say they found heroin, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia following a search. The driver of the vehicle, 31-year-old Lillian Rose Gamblin, was taken to the Pettis County Jail.