Here are your Sedalia Police Crime Reports for Sunday, October 14, 2012.


Domestic disturbance results in arrest for a 26-year-old suspect

At 2:42 this morning, Sedalia police were called to the 500 block of West 10th on a physical disturbance. Upon arrival, officers found that 26-year-old Bruce Gullett of the residence had slapped a 46-year-old female victim and threw a cell phone at her, causing injury.  Gullett was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.


Traffic stop Saturday morning nets a driver for driving while suspended and parole violation

Around 10:30 Saturday morning, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle in the area of 14th and Engineer with no front license plate. A subsequent check on the driver, 22-year-old Matthew DePoali of Sedalia, revealed he was a suspended driver out of Kansas and also had a parole violation warrant out of Kansas. An additional charge of identification theft was filed against DePoali for reportedly providing them with another name at first. At the time of the police report he was on 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.


19-year-old Sedalia woman arrested on a domestic assault charge Saturday morning

At 2:21 Saturday morning, Sedalia police investigated a domestic disturbance in the 500 block of North Missouri. Upon arrival officers found a male victim had suffered an ankle injury requiring treatment at Bothwell Hospital. Arrested in the incident was 19-year-old Shawonda Dean of Sedalia. The police report states Dean was transported to the Pettis County Jail on 24-hour hold pending charges of 3rd degree assault and resisting and interfering with arrest a felony.


Warsaw woman arrested on a failure to appear warrant Saturday evening

Saturday evening, Sedalia police arrested 33-year-old Kelli Newkirk of Warsaw on a failure to appear warrant. Newkirk was taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a $250 bond.


Thieves target a vehicle parked at a local restaurant Friday night

At 9:19 Friday night, a male victim filed a theft complaint with the Sedalia Police Department. According to the victim, someone stole a bag of dirty laundry and a suitcase from the back of his truck that was parked in the parking lot of the business while he was eating at El Espolon II located at 3501 West Broadway. Value of the stolen items was placed at $500 by the victim.


A victim in the 1900 block of South Missouri reported vandals had cut the liner of his pool, causing $300 in damages. There were no suspects at newstime.