On Sunday (Nov 19), Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of S. Ohio Ave, in reference to an assault. A suspect allegedly attempted to leave the residence with a hat that didn't belong to him. When confronted by other residents, the suspect reportedly pushed a juvenile sibling, then choked and punched his grandmother. The suspect left as officers arrived. The suspect, 18-year old Bailey Wayne Bardin, was located a short distance away and arrested for 4th Degree Domestic Assault. Bardin also had 2 orders of protection against him at the residence. Bardin was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


On Saturday (Nov 18), Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1800 block of E. 6th Street in reference to a domestic assault. According to the police report, officers spoke with all parties involved. A man, 61-year old Ira D. DeMois, claimed he had come home from a bar and his wife just hit him. He denied doing anything to provoke her. However, the wife stated that he DeMois had tried to hit her but she hit him first. DeMois reportedly pulled a gun out of the cabinet and pointed it at his wife. Witnesses also reportedly claim DeMois started the fight. DeMois was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, pending state charges of 2nd Degree Domestic Assault and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.


On Saturday (Nov 18), Sedalia Police took a theft report at State Fair Spirits, located at 1419 S. Limit. According to the report, two suspects had stolen liquor the night before. Then on Sunday (Nov 19), the two suspects were located and arrested. 30-year old Carlos E. Staten and 29-year old Amanda S. Sanders were taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a twenty-four hold for stealing.


Early Thursday morning (Nov 16), Sedalia Police made contact with two subjects in the 800 block of S. Limit Ave, as they were near a closed business. After checking the subjects information, a No-Bond Parole Violation warrant was confirmed for one of them. Police arrested 33-year old Joshua James Corpier, of Warrensburg, for the warrant and transported him to the Pettis County Jail.


On Friday (Nov 17), Sedalia Police were dispatched to the El Espolon, located at 2400 S. Limit Ave, in reference to a burglary alarm. Officers noticed glass was broken on the east side door of the business. Officers determined a rock had been thrown at the door, but no one was located inside and nothing was reported missing. No suspect information was available in the report.

Randy Kirby