Sedalia Police crime reports 11-21-188

Sedalia Police arrested 39-year-old Paul C. Hartelt of La Monte at 16th and Harrison Nov. 17 just before 8 p.m. after stopping a vehicle with expired registration. Hartelt was issued citations for expired registration and no proof of insurance. He was also driving while revoked. Hartelt was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


 

On Monday at 2:49 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 3400 block of E. Broadway. 21-year-old Brittany Ann Reed of Sedalia was wanted on a felony Pettis County warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $10,000 cash or surety bond.


 

On Saturday, Nov. 17, Sedalia Police responded to a motor vehicle accident in which one party left the scene before officers arrived at Broadway and Ohio at 11:52 p.m. The driver who remained pointed out to the officer a piece of the runaway vehicle left in the roadway. Upon investigation, the piece contained the VIN of the suspect vehicle and police were able to ascertain the suspect's information.


 

On Monday night just after 9 p.m., Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 900 block of Sylvia Drive. According to the report, the suspect failed to return a vehicle to its owner. The vehicle and the suspect had not yet been located at the time of the report.


 

On Sunday night just after 9 p.m. Sedalia Police responded to a report of a dog bite victim in the 500 block of W. Main. The victim was taken by PCAD to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment. The dogs were located and returned to their owner, pending further investigation.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report from a woman in the 1300 block of S. Ohio on Saturday afternoon. According to the report, a female suspect used her phone while inside the victim's residence, then left the area without returning the phone, described as a black Alatec A50 Fierce Andriod smart phone, valued at $90. The suspect had not yet been located at the time of the report.


 

Sedalia Police took a burglary report on Sunday afternoon in the 400 block of E. 7th. According to the report, someone forced their way into the victim's apartment and stole $900 of items. There are no suspects.


 

WalMart reported that someone went through self check on Saturday evening, put several items in bags, then left the store without paying. The suspect has since been identified and charges are being recommended to the prosecutor.

Sedalia Police responded to a physical disturbance around 9:20 p.m. Sunday night in the 900 block of E. 13th. According to a report, the suspect, 37-year-old Michael Lee Pummill of the residence, punched the victim in the face, causing minor injuries. Pummill was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of 3rd degree domestic abuse charges. His court date and bond amount were to be announced.


 

On Sunday morning at 5:11 a.m., a suspect walked into the vestibule at WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway, threw his dog into the store, then ran away. The dog was taken to the Sedalia Animal Shelter. An investigation is under way.


 

While Sedalia Police were searching for a juvenile runaway on Monday night just before 6 p.m., an officer spotted 25-year-old Cassandra Louise Eckhoff of Sedalia. A computer check revealed she was not the runaway, but she was wanted on a Municipal failure to appear warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 cash or surety bond.

Randy Kirby