Here are your Sedalia Police Crime Reports for August 27, 2012.


Sedalia police investigate an assault with a knife involved

At 4:33 Friday afternoon, Sedalia police officers were dispatched to the 600 block of East 15th on a disturbance involving a knife. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the suspect identified as 30-year-old Joseph Sistanich of Sedalia. The police report states he was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges for 2nd degree domestic assault and unlawful use of a weapon.


Woman arrested at the Walmart Store on possession charges

At 4:15 Saturday afternoon, Sedalia police responded to 3159 West Broadway on a female suspect in possession of a controlled substance. Arrested at the scene was 19-year-old  Sadie Schae Reeser of Sedalia. At the time of the police report, Reeser was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute. The police report states charges on a male suspect are also being requested in connection to the incident.


Traffic stop at Broadway and Murray Friday night results in arrest for a 22-year-old Sedalia man

At 10:18 Friday night, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at Broadway and Murray for no license plates lights. A subsequent check on the occupants of the vehicle revealed a passenger, 22-year-old William Howe of Sedalia, had four warrants including two out of Pettis County, one out of Benton County and a Municipal warrant. Howe was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending total bonds of $6088.50.


43-year-old Sedalia man arrested Friday night on drug charges

Just before 8 o’clock Friday night, Sedalia police made contact with two male suspects walking behind closed businesses in the area of Main and Kentucky. A search of the suspects showed 43-year-old Curtis Jackson of Sedalia was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The second suspect, 35-year-old Steven Bartlett of Sedalia, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both suspects were arrested, and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where they were placed on 24-hour hold, pending formal charges.


Lamonte man arrested Saturday morning on three active warrants

At 1:31 Saturday morning, Sedalia police were dispatched to the Truman Inn at 3501 West Broadway on a large disturbance. Upon arrival the crowd had disbursed, but officers caught one suspect who attempted to run and was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit. A computer check revealed the suspect; 25-year-old Lewis Neal of Lamonte had warrants out of Sedalia and Benton County. Neal was taken to the Pettis County Jail pending $1463 in total bonds.


At 7:13 Friday night Sedalia police arrested 32-year-old Carla Meek of Sedalia on a Sedalia Municipal failure to appear warrant. Bond was set at $250 cash only.

Around 1:40 Saturday afternoon, 30-year-old Andrew Pucket of Cole Camp was arrested on a failure to appear warrant out the city of Sedalia. His bond on the warrant was $88.50 cash only.

Saturday afternoon, 22-year-old Brandy Naylor of Sedalia was arrested in the 1800 block of West 10th on a failure to appear warrant out of Sedalia. Bond on the charge was $88.50 cash only.

Around 1 o’clock Friday afternoon, Sedalia Automotive at 2101 South Limit reported 15 car batteries were stolen from the business sometime overnight. According to the police report, the batteries were valued at $1350. There were no suspects.

According to a victim in the 1000 block of State fair Blvd, someone stole her license plates from her vehicle while it was parked in front of her apartment. The license plates numbers are MF6D1A, and they expire in 2013. There are no suspects at this time.

A victim reported someone stole several items of medication from his vehicle Saturday morning, while the vehicle was parked in the 1600 block of West Broadway. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.

A female victim in the 3400 block of Anderson Ave. reported someone poured a substance into her rose bush in an attempt to damage it. There were no suspects.