Sedalia Police reports 10-18-17

Sedalia Police arrested George Johnson, Jr., 31, Sedalia, at 205 Thompson Tuesday. He was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. Johnson was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $10,000 cash or surety bond. He now has an Oct. 24 court date.


 

Sedalia Police arrested Robert Lara, 54, Sedalia, for Driving While Suspended after officers responded to an motor vehicle accident at Broadway and Osage at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday. According to a report, one driver was confirmed suspended and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Lara has several prior convictions, the report said. His bond and court date was TBA.


 

Three people were arrested at the Sedalia Wal-Mart, 3201 W. Broadway, at 9:21 a.m. Tuesday. Caleb T. Sewell, 25, Tipton was charged with trespassing. Rebecca J. Black, 29, Clarksburg, was charged with stealing, and Clayton R. Pace, 20, California, was charged with stealing. According to a report, three subjects were taking items off the shelf and concealing them on their person. Officer Fellows made contact at the exit doors and detained the suspects, who were later arrested. All three were booked and released, with a court date of Nov. 8.


 

On Tuesday at 7:43 p.m., Sedalia Police made contact with two males in a silver Honda that was stopped in Crown Hill Cemetery. A computer check confirmed two warrants for one of the men. Robert Hill, 36, Sedalia, was wanted on a Municipal warrant as as well as a probation violation. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Brandon Lee Fernandez, 24, Sedalia, was arrested for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop that occurred on a silver Honda for speeding and no front license plate at 16th and Beacon at 9:07 a.m. Tuesday. A municipal summons was issued for Nov. 15.


 

Melvin L. Jones, II, was arrested on a Benton County warrant in the 700 block of N. Engineer at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $93 cash bond.


 

Casey's General Store, 3050 S. Limit, reported a $12 gas drive-off that occurred Monday. Management gave the officer the license number of the suspect vehicle.


 

BreakTime, 808 E. Broadway, reported a gas drive-off involving a gray Dodge Ram 1500 that occurred around 10:20 a.m. Monday. Management showed video surveillance footage to Sedalia Police of the suspect vehicle. According to a report, charges of stealing are being submitted to the prosecutor.


 

On Tuesday morning, Tammie K. Washington reported that all four tires were slashed on her 2002 Chevy Trailblazer overnight in the 1600 block of E. 9th.


 

On Tuesday morning, Nikki L. Forrester reported the theft of her $85 purse from her car in the 1500 block of W. 5th. According to a report, someone forced open her car, taking the purse, which was later found in a alley behind her house. There are no suspects.


 

On Tuesday morning, Marina F. Shuda reported the theft of her wallet and contents, taken from her locked vehicle overnight in the 200 block of E. Boonville.


 

On Tuesday afternon just after 3 p.m., Jesika Hall reported the theft of a clothing at a business at 890 Thompson. The female suspect left in a 1980 blue Ford truck bearing Missouri license OTB-266.


 

On Tuesday afternoon, Shauna K. Fox reported a burglary that occurred in the 200 block of E. St. Louis. Several items were stolen. Investigation is ongoing.

Randy Kirby