Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff’s Office Crime Reports for May 1, 2017
Police made an arrest in the parking lot of a closed Sedalia business around 3 a.m. on April 30. According to the Sedalia Police Department, a vehicle pulled into the lot and police made contact with the occupants. 55-year-old Jackie R. Shelledy Jr. was found to have two active warrants, one from Polk County and one from Camden County. Police say he was also in possession of marijuana. He was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released, pending state charges for marijuana.
Three people were issued municipal summonses for marijuana possession on April 30 after police reported detecting the odor of marijuana coming from a vehicle in the parking lot of a local convenience store. 22-year-old Drew Alexander Lamb, 21-year-old Ryan J. Garrigus, and 22-year-old Dexter Erwin Cramer all have court dates of June 7.
On April 30, Sedalia Police responded to W. Broadway Blvd. and S. Limit Ave. in reference to a hit-and-run accident. The victim told police that she was sitting at a traffic light when the suspect vehicle collided with the rear of her vehicle. She told officers that she pulled off of the road, but the suspect vehicle did not stop. There were no injuries, but there was damage tot he victim's vehicle. No suspects have been identified at this time.
Sedalia Police deployed a taser to subdue a driver they say was resisting arrest for driving while revoked on Saturday night. A report from the Sedalia Police Department says a Dodge truck with expired plates was stopped near South Moniteau Avenue and West 15th Street just before 9 p.m. on April 29. Police say 48-year-old Kendal Vaughn Brake was driving with a revoked license. He reportedly resisted arrest and was finally taken into custody after a taser was deployed. A passenger in the vehicle, 40-year-old James William Kronk, had an active failure to appear warrant for stealing. Both men were arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Sedalia Police responded to an accident in front of Sutherlands on South Limit around 7:30 a.m. on April 29. Police report detecting the odor of alcohol coming from one of the drivers, who was searched and a tightly rolled $1 bill was discovered in a jacket pocket. Police say the bill field tested positive for methamphetamine and cocaine. 28-year-old Justin M. Hall of Sedalia was arrested on multiple charges and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Hall was released on his own recognizance pending lab analysis on the $1 bill.
On April 29, Pettis County Deputies arrested Jordan David Roberts of Sedalia in the 1300 block of E. Boonville for possession of marijuana. Roberts was released on a summons.
On April 29, Antonio J. Macon was arrested on a Pettis County warrant. During booking, marijuana was reportedly seized. Macon was placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges.
On April 29, Pettis County deputies arrested Samantha Lynn Clawson of Sedalia in the 1300 block of S. Porter Ave on charges of possession of marijuana.
On April 29, police were dispatched to the 600 block of W. 6th Street and made contact with a woman who reported a hit-and-run. The victim told police that sometime between 11 p.m. on April 28 and 8:30 a.m. on April 29, her vehicle was struck by another vehicle while parked along the roadway. There are no suspects at this time.
A 21-year-old Sedalia man was booked and released from the Pettis County Jail for driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana. Police say Terry Gene Doyle Jr. was in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop near S. Limit and Country Club Blvd. on April 28.
A Sedalia woman reported fraudulent use of her credit card to police on April 28. The woman told police that she still had her card, but her credit card number had been used at several locations in Sedalia without her knowledge for purchases of over $1,000. Police say they have no suspects at this time.
A local business has reported to Sedalia Police that a woman has been writing herself company checks. The business told police that he believes the suspect stole around $20,000 from the company in the past month. The suspect was not named in a Sedalia Police report.
Just before 8 p.m. on April 27, police were dispatched to an accident in the 2800 block of W. Broadway. Officers were advised the accident involved a car and a motorcycle. Both eastbound lanes were blocked off and officers were directing traffic. While directing traffic, an officer reportedly heard someone at the scene yell, "we need an officer!" The officer observed another police officer struggling with a man and ran to assist. 21-year-old Olen Lee Stephens of Warrensburg was accused of taking a motorcycle helmet from the scene. He was taken into custody on charges of tampering with physical evidence, fourth degree assault and resisting arrest.
On April 27, Pettis County deputies responded to the 1300 block of E. Boonville Rd. on reported domestic assault. A male suspect, not identified by the Sheriff's Office, was placed into custody but later released for medical treatment. State charges are pending against the suspect.