Sedalia Police crime reports 1-16-19

Sedalia Police took a report from Jiffy Stop Food Mart, 1722 W. Broadway, on Monday. According to the report, the complainant said an employee had been stealing from the business, and he located $300 in merchandise that had been taken. 50-year-old Brenda K. Broce of Pettis County, was contacted and transported to the SPD, where she admitted to taking the items. Broce was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released with a charge of stealing.


 

Sedalia Police took custody of a man arrested in Johnson County on a Sedalia warrant on Monday around 1:30 p.m. at the Johnson-Pettis county line. 26-year-old Curtis Lenard Branch, Jr., was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 bond and a March 27 court date.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a gray Saturn Aura for no license plate at 18th and Osage around 11 a.m. Tuesday. A computer check revealed that 48-year-old Sabrina Selene Rafael of Sedalia was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 bond with a Jan. 29 court date.


 

On Tuesday afternoon, a man reported that someone stole a sticker from his license plate on his van in the 300 block of W. 4th. The theft occurred in December or January.


 

Sedalia Police placed a found bicycle into the SPD's bike shed that was located in the 1200 block of E. 4th on Tuesday.


 

On Sunday evening, Sedalia Police took a theft complaint from 37-year-old Jeffrey R. Stoney in the 400 block of Buckner Court. The officer conducted a computer check of the man and found that he was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for trespassing. Stoney was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail and held on a $2,500 cash or surety bond.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 1:43 a.m. Monday on a vehicle with a license plate light out. A computer check revealed that the driver, 21-year-old Tristan J. Medrano of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. Medrano was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 1100 block of W. 3rd just after 10 p.m. Sunday night, and discovered 53-year-old Oscar Lee Pierice was wanted on two felony Greene County warrants for DWI and assault. Pierice was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

A man reported that while clearing off snow from his vehicle on Sunday evening in the 1400 block of S. Carr, he noticed damage to his rear driver's side taillight and quarter panel. The hit-and-run most likely occurred around 10 a.m. Saturday, the report noted.


 

On Sunday afternoon, CVS Pharmacy, 100 E. Broadway, Sedalia Police took a report from a pharmacist who said that corporate notified him that someone forged a doctor's name on a $15 prescription in December. The suspect has not yet been located. Investigation is under way.


 

On Monday, Sedalia Police took a report involving a residential burglary that occurred on Dec. 28 in the 1600 block of Honeysuckle. Taken was some jewelry. The residence also sustained some minor property damage.


 

On Jan. 10, Sedalia Police took a report of harassment and stalking from a Sedalia woman. The harassment began Nov. 7, and the suspect is known to the victim.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at East Ham and North Ohio Jan. 9 on a white Ford F-150 with two occupants. The officer detected the odor of marijuana when he approached the vehicle. A subsequent search of the truck revealed a marijuana piep in the bed. Both the driver and occupant admitted smoking marijuana. A Municipal summons for possession of drug paraphernalia was issued to 20-year-old Travis K. Holt of Maryville, and 18-year-old Tanner E. Angeles Ellis of Sedalia. Both of them now have a Feb. 13 court date.