Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports For March 15, 2022
This article is compiled from reports issued by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office.
Monday morning, Deputies responded to the 300 block of West Pine Street in La Monte in reference to a property damage report. If you have any information regarding the property damage, please contact the Sheriff's Office or the Pettis County Joint Communications.
Sunday evening, Robert Wiskur of the 29000 block of Salem Road in Smithton reported to Deputies that someone had entered his out building and had stolen several items. The investigation continues.
Deputies took a report of trespassing in the 25000 block of Bothwell Park Road in Pettis County Sunday morning. The investigation continues.
Saturday night, Pettis County Deputies and the K9 Unit conducted a traffic stop in the area of Main Street and Thompson Road in Sedalia. During the stop, Deputies asked the driver and the passenger to step out of the vehicle so the K9 Unit could conduct a sniff of the vehicle. The passenger exited the vehicle, but the driver did not, and took off in the vehicle. Deputies and the K9 Unit pursued the vehicle east on Main Street. At that time, the SPD attempted to stop stick the vehicle, but it went into the oncoming lane of traffic to miss the sticks. The vehicle finally stopped just east of US 65 and Main Street. Pettis County Deputies took Michael G. Davidson into custody pending charges of felony Resisting Arrest, Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign, Speeding, and Careless Driving. At the time of the pursuit, Deputies were very aware of the surroundings, and made sure no Pettis County citizens were in danger during the pursuit. Deputies, the K9 Unit, and SPD Officers searched the area of the pursuit on foot to reinsure nothing was thrown from the vehicle. Nothing was located at this time. If anyone locates anything suspicious, contact the Pettis County Sheriff's Office at 660-827-0052 or the Pettis County Joint Communication at 660-826-8100. If you do locate something, never touch the item or pick it up. Let an Officer or Deputies collect the items.
Early Saturday morning, Pettis County Deputies responded to the 100 block of Villa Drive in Pettis County in reference to a subject harassing a neighbor. During the investigation, the suspect, who was identified as Colleen J. Nichols, was advised that she was under arrest. At that time, she slammed the door on Deputies, that included a Deputy's foot and another Deputy's hand. As Deputies were attempting to gain entry into the residence, Nichols advised her boyfriend, Jason Hedrick, to "get the gun". Deputies were able to make entry and placed Nichols and Hedrick into custody. At the time, within arm's reach of Hedrick, a loaded firearm was located. Both subjects were transported to the Pettis County Jail. Colleen J. Nichols was charged with Harassment in the 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Assault in the 4th Degree. Bond was set at $5,000. Jason Hedrick was later released from the Pettis County Jail. The report noted that no Deputies were seriously injured.
Pettis County Deputies were dispatched to the lobby of the Sedalia Police Department Saturday evening in reference to an identity theft report. The incident happened in the 3500 block of South Grand Avenue. Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with Amber Koch, whose information was used in fraudulent activity.
Saturday morning, Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 4000 block of South Limit Avenue. During the traffic stop, consent to search the vehicle was given by the driver, who was not named in the report. A digital scale that tested positive for Methamphetamine was located in the vehicle. Formal charges are being requested through the Prosecutor.