Sedalia Police Department Crime Reports for October 3, 2016
A 31-year-old Sedalia man was arrested for trespassing and faces various drug charges after officers reportedly observed suspicious behavior in an alley in the 100 block of East 11th Street on October 2. Sedalia Police say contact was made with Nicholas Lindenmeyer and a search of his bag revealed used needles, drugs and paraphernalia. Lindenmeyer was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.
A 33-year-old man was arrested October 2 and is accused of exposing himself to a woman in the 1200 block of South Lamine Avenue. Police arrested Marvin Smith of Sedalia for 1st degree sexual misconduct. Smith was taken to the Pettis County Jail, and state charges are being submitted.
Sedalia Police arrested a 34-year-old woman who reportedly refused to leave a room at Bothwell Regional Health Center's ER. Police say they made contact just after 2:30 p.m. on October 2 with Cassandra Howard and explained that she either needed to leave the ER or she would be arrested for trespassing. Howard refused to leave, according to police, and was arrested. Police say Howard appeared to be under the influence, and was placed on a 12-hour protective custody hold.
Police were called October 2 to a residence in the 1000 block of South Massachusetts Avenue to investigate a reported burglary. The home owner said that he locked up his house before leaving on October 1, and when he returned home on October 2 he found the back door open. The home owner observed damage to the door frame, and also reported that the suspect broke into his shed. The victim said he did not think anything was stolen from either building, but estimated property damage to be around $260. Police do not have any suspects at this time.
On October 2, Sedalia Police took a report of property damage in the 1220 block of East 14th Street. A woman said that her vehicle had been parked in her driveway off a the south side of an alley and discovered that a brick had been thrown through the back window sometime between 8 p.m on October 1 and 8:40 a.m. on October 2. There are no suspects at this time.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of South Marvin Avenue for a report of domestic violence just after 1 p.m. on October 2. A woman told police that her husband choked her, puncher her and broke her finger. A police report says that no marks were observed on the woman, and her finger did not appear to be broken. The man claimed that his wife pushed him and was yelling, and he pushed her in retaliation. Police observed no marks on the man, either. The man agreed to go to a friend's house for a few hours to calm down.
Sedalia Police responded to the 600 block of East 16th Street at 11:45 October 2 to investigate reported property damage to a vehicle. Police observed a shattered passenger rear window on a 2003 Dodge Dakota. Police also found a large rock in the backseat. There are no suspects.
On October 2, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of East 14th Street for a report of property damage. Police made contact with a woman who claimed that someone used a sharp instrument to cut holes in her trampoline. Estimated damage is between $250-$300. There are no suspects in the case.
Sedalia Police arrested a 27-year-old Sedalia man for third degree domestic assault on October 1. Police say they were called to East Broadway Avenue and Arlington Avenue for a domestic assault. The victim said that she was at the suspect's residence when they started arguing. The victim claimed the suspect shoved her out of the residence and to her vehicle. The victim told police the suspect pushed her into the vehicle and then pushed her onto the ground. 27-year-old Brandon Michael Weisel was arrested and booked and released from the Pettis County Jail.
On Saturday, October 1, officers responded to West 16th and South Grand Avenue for a report of an accident involving a road sign. Witnesses said they observed a red Chevrolet SUV driving dangerously in the area. The vehicle reportedly ran off the roadway near West 16th Street and South Grand Avenue and struck a street sign. Witnesses said they made contact with the driver, who said that she was very stressed and then left the area. Witnesses provided a license plate number. Officers drove by the address of the registered owner and did not locate the suspect vehicle. At the time of the police report, the street sign was the only thing damaged in the incident.
On Saturday, Sedalia Police made a traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. at West Broadway Blvd. and South Beacon Avenue for a vehicle with an expired vehicle registration. According to a police report, 28-year-old John Paul David Sullivan of Sedalia was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Sullivan was also wanted in connection with an ex parte violation that took place the previous day. Sullivan was arrested on charges of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of terms of an ex parte, and stalking. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.
A traffic stop just after 7 p.m. on October 1 led to the arrest of a 60-year-old Sedalia man for possession of synthetic narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police say Mark Lynn Hudiburg was stopped for a headlight begin out and failure to signal. Police say consent was given to search the vehicle, and that methamphetamine was discovered. Hudiburg was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. He was released pending state charges.
Sedalia Police were called to a residence in the 500 block of North Osage Avenue to investigate a disturbance. A woman claimed that a suspect had pointed a gun at her son and left. A high risk traffic stop was conducted on the suspect's vehicle, and 19-year-old Justin Nash of Windsor was arrested for 1st degree assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, and a failure to appear misdemeanor.
Police were called Friday to investigate an assault at Smith-Cotton High School. Two victims and three witnesses were identified by police, and a 17-year-old girl is accused of assaulting both victims. The suspect was interviewed, arrested, and charges are being submitted. Both victims received medical care, according to Sedalia Police.