Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of September 3, 2013
The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of Sept. 3, 2013.
Sweet Springs man arrested on Pettis County warrants Saturday afternoon
At 4:19 Saturday afternoon, Sedalia police observed a suspect in the 700 block of East Broadway known to have warrants. Arrested at the scene was 38-year-old Gary Barnett of Sweet Springs. Barnett was transported to the Pettis County jail pending a $53,500 bond on the two-Pettis County warrants.
Traffic stop Monday night results in drug related charges for a Sedalia man
At 11:11 Monday night, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at 16th and Thompson Blvd. When officers made contact with the driver of the vehicle, they reported they smelled marijuana. A subsequent search of the vehicle produced baggies, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The police report states passengers in the vehicle were issued summons’ and released at the scene. The driver, 19-year-old Tyson Johnson of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail where marijuana was located in his shoe. At the time of the police report, Tyson was on 24-hour-hold pending formal drug related charges, plus a charge of driving while suspended.
Sedalia man located and arrested after fleeing an accident early Saturday morning
Just after midnight on Saturday morning, Sedalia police investigated an accident at Main and Winchester in which the driver and passenger fled the scene on foot. Two victims were reportedly taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment of injuries due to the accident. The police report states the driver who had fled the scene, 23-year-old Jordan Besel of Sedalia, was located and was determined to be a revoked driver who had been driving while intoxicated. Besel was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.
Sedalia man arrested for driving with no license has four prior convictions
Around 8:30 this morning, Sedalia police conducted a vehicle stop at Booneville and Herd with a driver with no operator’s license. A check through dispatch revealed the driver, 28-year-old Raul Martinez, had four prior convictions for driving without a driver’s license. Martinez was arrested, taken to the Pettis County jail and placed on 24-hour hold pending charges.
Sedalia man arrested on a failure to appear warrant Friday
At 2:40 on Friday afternoon, 19-year-old Wesley Bradley of Stover was arrested at the corner of 10th and Porter on a failure to appear warrant. At the time of the Sedalia police report, he was in the Pettis County Jail pending a $2500 bond.
Sedalia man arrested Sunday morning on an active warrant
Just after 2:00 Sunday morning, Sedalia police conducted a warrant check in the 800 block of East Broadway. Upon confirmation of the warrant, officers arrested 22-year-old Ladarin Grant of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Pettis County jail pending a $200 cash only bond.
Theft Complaints filed with the Sedalia Police Department
Hibbett Sports in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center reported that two female suspects had left the store with merchandise they had not paid for. The police report states one of the suspects has been identified as a student of State fair Community College. An investigation is ongoing.
On Saturday evening, a victim in the 300 block of South Stewart reported a 1993 Kawasaki 4-wheeler that was chained to his porch was stolen. Value of the 4-wheeler was placed at $1000. There are no suspects.
A Latham woman reported over $1200 in items were stolen from her vehicle while it was in the 1700 block of East 4th. The items included a laptop computer, text books, a purse, silver ring, camera and a pair of Nike Air Max Shoes. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.
On Saturday night, the Casey’s at 3050 South Limit reported a $74 gas drive off. There was no suspect information in the police report.
On Friday afternoon the Casey’s at 716 West 16th reported a $58.14 gas drive off. There is one suspect in that drive off.