Sedalia Police Crime Reports for Jan. 29, 2018
Sedalia Police reports 1-29-18
On Friday morning, Sedalia Police took a property damage report from Renee Champlin, who said that his 2004 Ford was struck from behind overnight by a hit-and run vehicle while it was parked in the 1400 block of Prospect. According to the report, the vehicle was pushed 14 feet and caused extensive damage to the rear of the Ford. The suspect vehicle was later located and the suspect driver identified, but he denied the allegations. Hair was recovered from the suspect vehicle's windshield and also hair from the suspect with consent. The samples were sent to the Missouri State Highway Patrol for DNA comparison. Charges of leaving the scene of an accident will be sought if the samples match.
On Saturday, August W. Tegemeyer reported the theft of two license plates from his vehicle in the 1200 block of Massachusetts. There are no suspects.
On Friday, 29-year-old Brian Keith Johnson, Jr., was arrested in the 1600 block of S. Osage on a Pettis County warrant and also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Johnson was taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Malik Javon Levine, 22, Sedalia, was arrested at 5th and Engineer for Driving While Suspended after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a green Honda Accord Thursday around 8:30 p.m. Levine was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with a March 7 court date.
Sedalia Police arrested 24-year-old Cora J. Comfort of Green Ridge on a Municipal warrant at Woods, 701 E. Broadway, at 10:05 p.m. Friday. Comfort was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $50 cash bond.
On Friday, Sedalia Police took an assault report from Briony H. Hogg, who said that while riding his bike near Vermont Park at 14th and Missouri, three people jumped out of a car, pushed him to the ground and began kicking him just after 7 p.m. He didn't recognize the subjects and they didn't say anything, the report said. The victim had minor injuries and was treated at Bothwell Regional Health Center.
Trina Lynn Harvey, 35, Sedalia, was arrested on a Pettis County warrant on Friday night just after 9 p.m. Harvey was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $250 cash bond.
On Friday night around 8 p.m., Briana N. Williams reported a hit-and-run that occurred at Fav Trip, 216 W. Broadway. According to the report, the suspect vehicle, a dark car with Nebraska plates, backed up and struck her vehicle, which was parked at the pump, then left the area.
On Saturday afternoon, Juliana Schulte reported the theft of her meds from her vehicle in the 1500 block of E. Broadway. There are no suspects.
On Saturday afternoon, Woods reported the theft of 16 bottles of alcohol, valued at $757.91, from the store. Charges are being pursued.
On Sunday, Sedalia 66, 120 E. 16th, reported a gas drive-off involving a male suspect who left without paying for $18.43 in fuel.
Rebecca A. Bell, 34, Sedalia, was arrested on a parole violation after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford car at 2925 Clinton Road around noon on Friday. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail with no bond. Also arrested was 34-year-old Samuel A. Bartlett of Sedalia, who was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $235.50 bond.
Cynthia Jean Snow, 51, Sedalia, was arrested on a Pettis County warrant (failure to register as a sex offender) on Friday morning in the 1300 block of S. Osage. Snow was taken to the Pettis County Jail.
On Friday, Jerry D. White reported a $187.82 money order was stolen from him. The suspect then attempted to cash the money order at a local bank, but was unsuccessful.
On Friday night just before 10:30, Tiffany A. Ditzfeld, 32, Sedalia, was arrested after a traffic stop conducted by Sedalia Police for speeding at 16th and Arlington. She was a passenger in a vehicle that refused to stop for an emergency vehicle with lights activated. The suspect vehicle finally stopped at 16th and Marshall. Ditzfeld was wanted on Pettis County and Municipal warrants. Ditzfeld was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a Feb. 21 court date on the Municipal charge. Total bond was $500.
On Sunday at 1:26 a.m., Sedalia police arrested 29-year-old Deshawn A. Buckner of Sedalia after a traffic stop on a red Chevy SUV at Granny Lane and W. Broadway. He was charged with Improper Lane Use, Driving While Suspended and DWI-Prior Offender. Buckner was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
On Monday at 16th and Moniteau, 20-year-old Tristan J. Medrano of Sedalia was arrested for Driving While Suspended after a traffic stop for defective license plate lights. Medrano was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with a Feb. 14 court date.
On Saturday night just after 10 p.m., at Saline and Welch Court, 21-year-old Aja N. Vannoy of Sedalia was arrested by Sedalia Police on a Benton County warrant for hindering prosecution. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $2,500 cash or surety bond.
Shanna L. Wolfe, 34, Sedalia, was arrested after a warrant check in the 700 block of E. 15th just before 9 a.m. Sunday. Wolfe was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked on a $200 cash bond with a Feb. 14 court date.
Sedalia Police arrested 29-year-old Gordon Eugene P. Hawkins of Sedalia after an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop at 1:40 a.m. Sunday at Broadway and Beacon for speeding. The suspect refused to stop and led police on a high-speed chase north on Beacon to Third, west on 3rd to Limit and north on Limit to Duke Road, where was taken into custody without incident. Hawkins was charged with careless driving, DWI and resisting arrest. He was found to be intoxicated or high, according to the report. Hawkins was taken to the SPD, where he blew a .08 on a breathalyzer test. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released, pending the filing of state charges.
On Thursday, Wal-Mart, 3201 W. Broadway, reported that someone concealed two vacuum filters inside his jacket, then walked out of the store without paying. The suspect later re-entered, and proceeded to “return” the filters for a gift card for the amount of the filters.
Zachary T. Alison, 17, Sedalia, was arrested after a traffic stop at 3201 W. Broadway, at 7:22 p.m. Friday. A computer check revealed that Allison was wanted on a Municipal warrant for speeding. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $50 cash bond, and a Feb. 21 court date.
Ganriela M. Pascual, 18, Sedalia, was arrested by Sedalia Police on a warrant after officers responded to a family disturbance in the 500 block of W. 6th. Pascual was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $200 cash bond. She was booked and released, with a Feb. 7 court date.