Sedalia Police officers attempted a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon (May 10), but the suspect vehicle fled. The vehicle was stopped a short time later near the intersection of South Warren Avenue and West 16th Street. The driver, 19-year -old Villiam A. Izoita, was arrested for driving while suspended, resisting arrest, and for a Sedalia Municipal warrant, that carried a $150 bond. Izoita was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released, pending state charges of Resisting Arrest and Driving While Suspended.


Around 1:00 Wednesday morning (May 10), Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 100 block of South Quincy Avenue for a report of a domestic assault. Upon arrival, officers were told that the suspect had fled the scene. According to the report, Police searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. Officers obtained the suspect's information, but no contact had been made with the suspect at the time of the report. The suspect's name was not released.


On Wednesday (May 10), Sedalia Police took a report of a man sleeping inside the garage of an abandoned residence in the 1700 block of South Kentucky Avenue. The complainant stated that when he discovered the man, he fled the area, leaving property inside the garage. No further details were listed in that report.


On Wednesday (May 10), Sedalia Police took a report of property damage at Sam's Place Antiques, located at 113 West Main Street. According to the report, sometime overnight, a rock had been thrown through the front glass of the business. There were no further details listed in the report.

Randy Kirby