Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports for March 22, 2021
This is a compilation of reports released by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office:
Late Friday night, March 19, Pettis County Deputies observed a blue Honda Accord traveling eastbound on West Main street near South Park faster than the post speed limit of 40 miles per hour. Radar indicated the driver was traveling at 63 miles per hour, passing another eastbound vehicle. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and issued the driver, Alexander Weisner of Sedalia, a summons for operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner.
On Friday evening, Pettis County Deputies responded to the 1400 block of Elm Hills Boulevard for an assault report. After an investigation, 57-year-old William Lawson of Sedalia was arrested for 2nd degree domestic assault and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.
On Thursday morning, Pettis County Deputies responded to the 400 block of South Myrtle on a 911 call regarding a domestic assault. Once Deputies arrived, the parties had separated. One male was taken into custody.
On Thursday night, Pettis County Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident at South Washington and East 36th Street. According to a report, Jayden Mathis failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the right side and struck a utility pole. After an investigation, Mathis was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was charged with driving while intoxicated-drugs, tampering with physical evidence, no valid driver's license, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway, and failure to maintain financial responsibility. Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted the deputies on scene.
On Thursday night, Pettis County Deputies conducted a traffic stop at Highway 50 and South Moniteau in Sedalia on a vehicle with no license plates. During the stop, the odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle. During a probable cause search of the vehicle, deputies located marijuana inside. The driver, Jonathan Lindley, was issued a summons for driving without a valid license and possession of marijuana.
On Wednesday, Pettis County Deputies took a property damage report in the 100 block of North Walnut in Houstonia. There were no leads or suspects at the time of the report.