Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of October 3, 2013
The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of Oct. 3, 2013.
Traffic stop Wednesday lands a driver and passenger in jail on drug charges
At 5:32 Wednesday evening, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle for disobeying a stop sign in the area of 10th and Grand. The driver was asked to get out of the vehicle and was seen dropping a small bag of methamphetamine as he did. The driver, 45-year-old Eric Monsees of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. He was placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges. The police report also states a passenger, 35-year-old Dawn Johnson of Sedalia, gave officers a false identification, and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. She was also found to have two active warrants; one was for a parole violation, and the other for non-support out of Lawrence, Kan. At the time of the police report she was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County jail pending formal charges.
Homeless man arrested on drug charges Wednesday night
Just after 10:00 Wednesday night, Sedalia police stopped a subject who was walking in the middle of West 7th Street in violation of city ordinance. A subsequent search of the man, identified as 52-year-old David Paxton, a homeless person, revealed he was in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. At the time of the police report, Paxton was on 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges.
Woman bitten by a dog while delivering Meals on Wheels
At noon on Wednesday, a female victim who works with Meals on Wheels reported she had been bitten by a dog in the 200 block of East 24th Street. The police report states the bite punctured the skin, but the victim did not seek medical help. She told officers she wanted to know if then dog has had its shots. The owner of the dog is known according to the police report and an investigation is ongoing.