Sedalia Police Crime Reports for April 26, 2017
Sedalia Police responded to the 1200 block of E. 18th Street on April 25 on a report of suspicious activity. A caller reportedly told police that a man had taken a weed eater from her neighbor's house and placed it in a white truck. Officers made contact with two suspects, 37-year-old Christopher Aaron Newton of Sedalia and 40-year-old Wesley Dean Anderson of La Monte. It was determined that the weed eater and other items were being taken without the owner's permission. It was also discovered that Anderson had an active parole violation warrant from the state of Arkansas. Both men were arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.
On April 25, Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check at a residence in the 800 block of E. 3rd Street. Police made contact with 32-year-old Christopher Michael Pickens, who they say was in possession of marijuana. Two active failure to appear warrants from Polk County were also confirmed for Pickens. Pickens was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Sedalia Police were called around 1:30 p.m on April 25 to the 2100 block of E. 7th Street to investigate a reported domestic disturbance. The suspect had fled on foot, but was located and taken into custody for third degree domestic assault and first degree burglary. Police say 35-year-old Jeffrey Robert Stoney was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of formal charges.
A 19-year-old Sedalia man was arrested on April 25 for fraudulent use of a credit card and theft. Police say they were dispatched to the 2500 block of W. Broadway and took a report of missing debit cards. One of the cards was then used at a nearby business to make a purchase of nearly $300. The cards were then located and the suspect was identified as Thomas E. Cantrell, who was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released, pending the filing of formal charges.
Police responded to a report of property damage in the 600 block of E. 11th on April 24, when a man told officers that his neighbor, 36-year-old Gregory Michael Zentner, tore down his fence so he could ride a motorcycle through his front yard. Charges for trespassing, peace disturbance and property damage are being sought.