Sedalia police responded to the 2200 block of South Grand Monday night (August 6) on a report of a male suspect making threats with a knife. Upon arrival, Sedalia Police along with a Pettis County Deputy gave the suspect, 19-year-old Joshua Lee of Sedalia, several verbal commands which were ignored.

The police report states that Lee continued to yell and make threatening moves with the knife until the deputy finally deployed the Taser. Lee was then arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail on 24-hour hold pending charges of unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action.