On Wednesday (Sept 27), Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 3rd Street and Lamine Ave. Police say the driver, 36-year old Gregory M. Zentner, had a FTA warrant from Sedalia. Zentner was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $150.

During the traffic stop, police also checked a female passenger's information and it came back as false. Officers eventually discovered the woman's identity  and confirmed an active Parole Violation warrant for 37-year old Carla Renee Meek. Police arrested Meek and transported her to the Pettis County Jail, with no-bond. The police report noted that a state charge of ID Theft is pending for Meek.


On Wednesday (Sept 27), Sedalia Police responded to the 300 block of N. State Fair Blvd to assist DFS. According to the police report, the suspect had an active Sedalia FTA warrant. The suspect, 36-year old Joseph L. Hensley, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $115.00 There were no further details listed in the report.


Just before 6:00 Wednesday evening (Sept 27), a woman reported to Sedalia Police that her iPhone 5S was stolen while she was at Smith-Cotton High School. The value of the phone was placed at $500. There are no suspects at this time.


On Thursday (Sept 28), Sedalia Police took a report of forgery. The victim told officers that she had received calls from 3 different companies about delinquent accounts, owing an estimated $18,116 in back-fees. She told officers that she didn't have accounts with those companies. According to the police report, there is one suspect but no further information was available.


On Thursday (Sept 28), Sedalia Police responded to the 1100 block of Crescent Drive for a theft report. The victim told officers that someone had taken a 9mm pistol from his unlocked vehicle. The value of the gun was placed at $419.00. There are no suspects at this time.

Ryan Skaith