This article is compiled from reports issued by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office.

Monday night, Pettis County Fire was dispatched to a large grass fire in the area of JJ Highway and Lamine Road. PCF responded to the scene and were able to control the fire, eventually putting it out. After an investigation, it was determined the fire may have been set negligently. The investigation continues for possible charges. The land owner could not be reached at the time of the call.


 

Pettis County Deputies and the K9 Unit observed a vehicle at West 16th Street and South Grand Sunday night with expired plates. Deputies were able to identify the driver as Amanda Meyer and the passenger as Jamie Cramer. Pettis County Deputies arrested Amanda Meyer for Driving While Suspended and Delivery of an Imitation Controlled Substance. Deputies also arrested Jamie Cramer, who had an active felony warrant out of Benton County.


 

Sunday night, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of South Park Avenue and West 16th Street. Subsequently, John Fizer of Sedalia was arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Sedalia for Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Fizer was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $147 cash only bond.


 

The Pettis County K9 Unit was patrolling the west side of Pettis County early Sunday morning. As they came to the west side of Sedalia, they observed a vehicle failing to yield to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Deputies assisted the MSHP in pursuit. During that time, Deputies located evidence on the roadway that led them to an address in the 25000 block of Van Natta Road. The Patrol located the vehicle and towed it from the scene. An attempt to speak to the driver at the residence was not successful.


 

Late Saturday night, The Pettis County K9 Unit was dispatched to the area of WW Highway and Bushy Chapel Road in Warsaw. The call was in reference to a mutual aid for a K9 track with a subject who fled from a vehicle during a pursuit. Before the K9 unit could reach the scene, the suspect returned to the vehicle and was taken into custody.


 

Deputies took a report in the 2800 block of Southgate Loop Saturday evening in reference to an unauthorized transaction to a debit card.


 

Friday morning, Charles Kempton reported to the Pettis County Sheriff's Office that someone had stolen a Wal Mart gift card from a Christmas Card in the 5300 block of Pin Oak Lane.


 

Pettis County Deputies were dispatched to the 5400 block of South Limit Avenue Friday afternoon in reference to a violation of an ex-parte. At the same time, the suspect, who was identified as Michael Hanson, arrived at the Sheriff's Office. Deputies collected statements from the victim and Hanson, and arrested Hanson at the Sheriff's Office for Violation of an Ex-Parte.


 

Friday night, Pettis County Deputies took a stolen vehicle report in the 500 block of Front Street in La Monte.


 

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