Sedalia Police reports 9-18-16
Sedalia Police took a report from a victim on Sept. 14 who said a man claiming to be from the IRS called and told her she owed the IRS money, and if she didn't pay, would be arrested. The victim then said she went to five stores and purchased iTunes cards totaling $3,500.

On Sept. 13, at 10:35 p.m., Sedalia Police arrested Alice M. Shepherd, 45, Sedalia, on five counts: Driving While Revoked, Possession of a Controlled Substance While in Jail, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Dangerous Non-Narcotic Drug after a traffic stop at 13th and Ohio for disobeying a stop sign and having a defective tail light. Shepherd was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where it was later discovered she had drug contraband hidden on her person.

Jearvon Quintez Irvin, 19, Sedalia, was arrested after police conducted a traffic stop for speeding (He was one of four occupants in the vehicle). He was found to have two active warrants out of Winona PD, totaling $700 in bonds for two traffic offenses.

Jeremy Le Maupin, 39, Sedalia, was arrested for Failure to Appear Upon Arrest or Summons, and Failure to Appear-Felony Saturday morning at Moniteau and Pacific after a traffic stop. He had two active warrants – one Municipal warrant with a $150 cash bond, and one out of Buchanan County with a $1,500 cash bond and a $2,000 surety. Maupin was transported to the Pettis County Jail court dates of Oct. 5 and 6.

At Playsmart, 107 N. Missouri, police took a theft report on Sept. 9 involving $11,284.22 of goods allegedly stolen over the past year. There is a suspect in the case and charges are being submitted.

On Sept. 15, Sedalia Police arrested Jesse R. Smith, 49, homeless, for 2nd degree Sexual Misconduct. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.

James R. Tolzein, 53, Sedalia, was arrested at Coach's, 303 S. Lamine, on a warrant out of La Monte on Sept. 15. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he posted a $150 bond.

Matthew J. Jones, 26, Sedalia, was arrested after apearring for Minicipal Court on Sept. 14. He was arrested on an outstanding Pettis County warrant, taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 cash bond and another court appearance, this time on Sept. 20.

Nicolas Ryan Noble, 30, Sedalia, was arrested for DWI by Drugs after Sedalia Police stopped him at 4th and Massachusetts for runnings two stop signs Sept. 14. The driver (Noble) was found to be impaired by drugs. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.

Rebecca Dianne Woodard, 30, 404 E. 6Th, was arrested in the SPD lobby for Failure to Appear Upon Arrest or Summons on a Municipal warrant on Sept. 13. She had a bond of $150 and a court date of Sept. 21.

Richard Lorence Hensely, Jr., 60, Sedalia, was arrested on a 12-hour protective custody after officers found him passed out near a dumpster at 3:56 a.m. Sept. 17 at 318 W. Broadway.

A victim reported her purse was stolen from her unlocked car while she ate at a restaurant at 715 E. Broadway on Sept. 16, police said. The purse contained her driver's license.

Denny's, 2401 W. Broadway, reported on Sept. 15 that on Sept. 9, a male passed two $50 bills later indentified to be counterfeit by US Bank.

On Sept. 13, police took a property damage report in the 1700 block of S. Carr. The victim said someone threw a rock through the back window of their vehicle, parked in their driveway behind the residence. There is no suspect in the case.

Police took a property damage report in the 400 block of S. Quincy. The victim said someone threw a rock through their driver's side window between Sept. 16 and 17. The window repair was estimated at $200.

Police took a burglary report in the 1100 block of E. 7th on Sept. 16. The victim said someone entered their residence through a back window and stole a TV valued at $375 and a bed comforter valued at $75. The estimated cost to repair the damage to the window was $450.

On Sept. 14, an employee of Break Time, 318 W. Broadway, reported that a man stole a $2.79 can of alcohol on Sept. 13. Surveillance video showed the same man stealing alcohol on a previous occasion, the report said. The suspect was not yet located at the time of the report.

Police took an abandoned bike into evidence on Sept. 14 in the 1500 block of Summit.

Police took a stolen bike report on Sept. 10 near 16th and Ohio. The bike was valued at $250. Officers were unable to locate the suspect or the bike at the time of the report.

On Sept. 14, police took an abandoned bike into evidence that was found in the 1100 block of S. Kentucky.

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And Pettis County deputies took a report from Nicole Welch on Sept. 14. She reported that someone used her value-added card to order a headset from WalMart.com and had it sent to someone in Delaware.

Randy Kirby