Four Sedalians were arrested after a vehicle pursuit that occurred after a Sedalia officer stopped a car for speeding in a school zone on Monday.

Pettis County Jail

According to a Sedalia Police report, Officer DeSalme conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling 33 mph in a 15 mph school zone (Parkview). The stop took place at 16th and New York at 1:50 p.m.

The officer had already identified all four occupants in the vehicle and, while running their information through dispatch, the driver took off with two occupants and left the fourth one standing by the roadside.

A vehicle pursuit then ensued that ended on the northside of Broadway and Center with a half dozen SPD units and one Pettis County deputy converging on the scene.

Arrested was 27-year-old Jasmine McCartney of Sedalia. She was charged with Driving While Suspended, Resisting Arrest (felony), Careless Driving, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Also arrested was 38-year-old Summer Teeter of Sedalia. She was wanted on a Municipal warrant and also a probation violation.

Also arrested was 33-year-old David Ryan Batzel of Sedalia. He was wanted on a Pettis County warrant with a $25,000 bond.

Also arrested was 57-year-old Robert Robinson of Sedalia. He was reportedly the passenger left at roadside. He later arrived at the SPD to report his car stolen. It turns out he was wanted on two Green County warrants totaling $1,010.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby