Sedalia Police arrested a Sedalia man after he allegedly threatened a woman with a knife. Monty Allen Ellis, 28, of 410 N. Hurley, was charged with domestic assault, property damage, burglary, possession of synthetic narcotics, unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action, and possession of a controlled substance in a county jail on Wednesday. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold. The case has been referred to the prosecutor.

Matthew M. Thomas, 24, of 1709 E. Seventh, was arrested by Sedalia Police on Thursday morning on a failure to appear charge after a complaintant said Thomas' two dogs had killed 10 of her rabbits, which were housed in a cage in her backyard. After a computer check revealed that Thomas was wanted on four active warrants out of Johnson County. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a bond of $950 cash only. Thomas was also charged with letting his animals run at large. The dogs were transported to the animal shelter and Thomas received a court date of June 1. Bond on that charge was set at $133.50.

David L. Albertson, IV, 32, of Ironton, was arrested Wednesday evening by Sedalia Police on a third degree assault charge after they responded to a disturbance call in the 600 block of E. Ninth. The caller said the suspect threatened to cut the victim's throat. The suspect and a witness to the incident were later located. An investigation revealed that the suspect never exited his car. Albertson was issued a summons for assault.

Randy Kirby