Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff’s Office Crime Reports for March 20, 2017
Pettis County Deputies were dispatched to Lone Pine Trailer Park just after 3 pm on March 19 on a kidnapping call. According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies and officers with the Sedalia Police Department arrested Cody J. Pirtle on charges of second degree kidnapping, first degree child endangerment, first degree tampering with a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.
March 19, just after 10 a.m., police responded to the 400 block of Buckner Ct. for a reported burglary in progress. According to police, officers made contact with a suspect, who ran into a field. A perimeter was established around the field, and 32-year-old Preston Jerrell Poindexter was arrested. Poindexter faces charges of second degree property damage, third degree domestic assault, resisting arrest and first degree trespassing.
Sedalia Police were dispatched March 18 at 6:15 p.m. to the 1700 block of W. 9th Street in reference to a suspicious person. Police made contact with the suspect, identified as 36-year-old Michael S. Conchola of Richmond, Missouri. Police say that Conchola was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and a firearm. Police say Conchola is prohibited from possession a weapon due to felony convictions. Conchola was arrested and placed on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis Co. Jail, pending state and possible federal charges.
Sedalia Police were called March 18 to the 1400 block of S. Stewart for a report of a juvenile who was shot in the eye with a BB gun. Police said they made contact with the victim and a juvenile witness, and observed injuries to the victim's eye and chest. The witness told police that the two were walking to the park when they were confronted by two other juveniles. One of them allegedly pulled out a BB gun with an orange tip and shot the victim. Police say the victim was transported to Columbia Children's Hospital for treatment of a serious eye injury.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of S. Grand on March 19 and met with a woman who said that she and her husband had had an argument. Dispatch told officers that a caller saw a man running out of the house. The suspect, 36-year-old Terry Roark Jr., was located and arrested for violation of an order of protection. Police say Roark was taken to the Pettis County Jail, and a baggie of methamphetamine was found in one of his pockets.
Around 3 a.m. on March 18, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at S. Massachusetts Ave and East 12th street for defective license plate lights and an improperly mounted front plate. Police say they discovered that an occupant in the vehicle, 19-year-old Ana Marie Marcos, was in possession of marijuana. Marcos was issued a municipal summons.
On March 17 a 23-year-old man was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop just after 11 p.m. at 14th and Barrett Ave. Police say Logan A. Lewis told them he had two marijuana pipes, and officers reportedly discovered marijuana in the vehicle. Lewis was taken to the Pettis County Jail.