SPD crime reports 2-21-17

Sedalia Police arrested Rayford L. Whitney, 55, Sedalia, at 4th and Osage, at noon on Monday after an officer spotted him driving the wrong way on a one-way street, which runs right past the Sedalia Police Department at 201 W. 2nd Street. A computer check revealed Whitney was Driving While Suspended. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


Christopher L. Ford, 41, Sedalia, was arrested on a Pettis County warrant on Tuesday afternoon at Brodway and Ohio. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $500 bond.


Jacob L. Etter, 20, Sedalia, was arrested animal abuse and 4th degree assault-misdemeanor after Sedalia Police responded to a report of a man beating a dog in the road at 12:23 p.m. Tuesday. There were also reports of a firearms in his waistband. According to the report, the complainant confronted the suspect and told him to stop. The suspect then revealed a firearm to him and threatened to shoot him before fleeing on foot. Other witnesses also reported seeing a firearm. Etter was later located walking near 10th and Kentucky when he was placed under arrest and taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. However, the firearm was never located and the suspect denied having one.


William P. Carter, 52, Sedalia, was arrested after a traffic stop at 2:51 a.m. Tuesday. Police confirmed Carter was wanted on a parole violation. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail with no bond. His court date is to be announced later.


Kelsie R. Brewer, 17, Sedalia, was arrested for identity theft and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license after a motor vehicle accident Sunday night at 9:15 p.m. Brewer allegedly gave the officer a false name and date of birth. She was later located at 515 N. Ohio, identified and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


Billy J. Green, 31, Kansas City, was arrested for Driving While Revoked, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility and Failure to Register with the Department of Revenue after a traffic stop at Main and Moniteau at 8:25 p.m. Monday evening.


Jiffy Stop, 1722 W. Broadway, reported a $10 gas drive-off on Sunday just after 3 p.m. involving a light yellow car bearing Missouri license CK3E8M.

Randy Kirby