Sedalia Police Crime Reports for April 11, 2018
Officers were dispatched to McDonald's on S. Limit Ave. around 12:30 a.m. on April 11 on a report of forgery. Police were told that a customer, who was still in the drive-thru, had tried to pay with a fake $100 bill. While speaking with the suspect, police learned that a second fake $100 bill had been used at Taco Bell. The suspect told police that she gets an allotment of money from her father every month and she did not know that the bill was fake. Police continue to investigate the incident.
A Sedalia woman with an active warrant for stealing was arrested around 3:30 a.m. on April 11 following a traffic stop near W. 7th St. and S. Quincy Ave. Police say the vehicle was stopped for bearing plates registered to another vehicle. Police spoke with the driver and two passengers, and learned that one passenger, 35-year-old Rhonda M. Swofford, had an active warrant from Pettis County. Swofford was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Bond was set at $5,000 cash or surety.
Sedalia Police were called around 8:20 p.m. on April 10 to the 1100 block of W. Broadway Blvd. on a report of property damage. A witness told police that a vehicle had collided with a fence in the 1100 block of W. 7th St. The witness knew the driver. Officers made contact with 45-year-old Kimberly L. Wilson in the 700 block of S. Park Ave. and say they discovered her to be highly intoxicated and uncooperative. Wilson was placed on a 12-hour protective custody hold at the Pettis County Jail. Police were unable to make contact with the owner of the fence, so no charges of property damage were pursued.
A traffic stop just before 10 p.m. on April 10 led to the arrest of a 31-year-old Sedalia man for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended. Police stopped the vehicle near W. 16th St. and S. Prospect Ave. The vehicle's registered owner had an active warrant. After speaking with the driver and performing a computer check through dispatch, it was determined the driver, Jesse Allen Parrott, had a suspended driver's license. Further investigation revealed Parrott to be in possession of marijuana and related paraphernalia, according to police. Parrott was taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released.