Sedalia Police Crime Reports 10-16-17

Sedalia Police arrested Benny Dale Crawford, 56, Pettis County, after a traffic stop for improper lane use at 32nd and Limit at 7:17 p.m. Saturday. Crawford was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for DWI. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $60,000 cash or surety bond.


Dawn M. Justice, 39, Sedalia, was arrested after a traffic stop at 14th abd Ohio at 8:26 p.m. Sunday. Justice was wanted on a Christian County warrant. She was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,000 bond.


Devyn C. Welch, 23, homeless, was arrested at the Sedalia Wal-Mart, 3201 W., Broadway, at 3:32 a.m. after Sedalia Police responded to a theft in progress at the store. The officer made contact with the suspect, who was wanted on a Pettis County warrant (drugs). She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $5,500 cash or surety bond. No theft charges were pursued by management due to the items left in the store.


Alex Jon Gutierrez, 30, Otterville, was arrested at 4th and Lamine at 8:33 p.m. Friday after a traffic stop was conducted by Sedalia Police for expired plates. The officer then noticed the smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A probable search revealed marijuana and drug paraphernalia. A municipal summons was issued for both charges. Gutierrez now has a Nov. 8 court date.


Christian Michael Robert Boone, 20, Lexington, was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Domestic Assault and 1st Degree Property Damage after Sedalia police were called to Main and Osage on an assault report at 4:12 p.m. Sunday. According to a report, the victim said his grandson punched him in the face at 5 a.m. The victim then noticed two windows were busted out of his van. The damage was estimated at $1,000.


Destiny Lee Shipley, 19, Pettis County, was arrested after a traffic stop was conducted by Sedalia Police at Broadway and Thompson at 12:51 a.m. Saturday for no headlights. Acording to a report, the passenger was wanted on a Municipal warrant (property damage, $93.50 cash bond), and was also found to be in possession of marijuana. Shipley was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a Dec. 6 court date.


Dewayne Lee Charles, 19, Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended, and was also wanted on a Platte County warrant ($500 cash bond), after a traffic stop at 16th and Limit for no headlights at 11:57 p.m. Friday. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


Erik Matthew Elkins, 39, Sedalia, was arrested at 16th and Moniteau at 1237 a.m. Monday after Sedalia Police received a report of a suspicious person. While checking for weapons, drug paraphernalia was discovered. Elkins was arrested and released on summons, according to a report.


Brandon Keith Vogan, 33, Sedalia was arrested after Sedalia Police conducted a subject check in the 1200 block of S. Lafayette at 9:44 p.m. Sunday. According to a report, the victim was assaulted by the suspect on his way to the suspect's house. The suspect was found on scene. Vogan was taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with 3rd Degree Domestic Assault.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on Sunday (Oct 15), near Plaza Ave and Golf Drive. According to the police report, the driver had two FTA warrants. The report indicates the driver, 39-year old Shaun Clinton Paxton, was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for a medical issue and released as 'fit-for-confinement.' A search of the vehicle reportedly found two white pill-chunks and a white pill, that was unidentifiable. The pills were sent to the MSHP lab for testing. After being released from the hospital, Paxton was arrested for the two felony FTA warrants and taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a total bond of $17,500.


On Saturday (Oct 14), Sedalia Police responded to the 1200 block of S. Stewart Ave, for a disturbance with weapons. Officers made contact with the subjects. One of the guns used in the incident was reportedly missing from Sheridan, AR. The police report indicates the gun was seized and placed into evidence. No arrests were listed in the report.


Just before 2:00 Saturday morning (Oct 14), Sedalia Police took a report of property damage in the 700 block of E. 14th Street. According to the report, subjects were seen breaking out two windows of a residence. The suspects left the area before police arrived. The suspects have not been located at this time and no names were released.


On Friday (Oct 13), Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 800 block of Brentwood Drive. The victim reportedly told officers that her vehicle was unlocked and a revolver was missing, with an estimated value of $500. There are no suspects at this time.


On Friday (Oct 13), Sedalia Police responded to the 2700 block of S. Quincy Ave for a reported theft. The victim said a wallet was missing from an unlocked vehicle. The report estimated the value of the theft at $500. There are no suspects.


Jacon Matthew Ruiz, 28, Sedalia, was arrested after a traffic stop at 7th and Kentucky at 8:23 p.m. Sunday. He was a passenger in the vehicle who was wanted on a Municipal warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


Lynn A. Atherly, 46, Warrensburg, was arrested for Driving While Suspended after a traffic stop on a silver Chevy for expired plates at 9:31 p.m. Friday at Broadway and Park. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


On Friday, Janice Lefevers reported the theft of $800. According to a report, someone used her Social Security number to open a Direct TV account in Longwood, Fla. She found out about the scam when a collection agency called her demanding money. The report was sent to the Longwood PD.


On Saturday night, Gary Snyder reported the theft of a license plate from his motorcycle in the 1900 block of S. Quincy. A brake light cover was also taken.


On Friday, Patricia L. Snow and Alexus L. Rissler reported the theft of multiple items from their car while parked for several hours in the Bothwell Regional Health Center ER lot at 601 E. 13th. According to a report, the car was orginally parked there at 4 p.m. And at 8:15 p.m. the victim said she saw a male and female acting strangely in the lot. And the male was sitting very close to her car. When she checked, there were several items missing from her car, including a gold western bow tie, a sterling silver chain necklace with an orange crystal, and a gold cross on a chain. The rearview mirror was also broken off during the incident.


On Saturday, Crystal Wall, Sedalia, reported that someone entered her car and stole legal papers in the 500 block of S. Engineer. There is a suspect in the case.

Randy Kirby