Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports For March 31, 2022
This article is compiled from reports issued by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office.
Early Thursday morning, the Pettis County Joint Communication and Pettis County Deputies were notified by the Missouri State Highway Patrol that they were possibly following a vehicle that was involved in a pursuit with Sedalia Police on March 30th. Pettis County Deputies assisted the MSHP and were able to get Deputies and Troopers in position to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle to prevent a pursuit. While Deputies and Troopers were getting into position, the driver of the vehicle was travelling well over triple digits, attempting to evade. The driver was later identified as Ricky A. Miller and the passenger was identified as Jennifer L. Neighbors. The Pettis County K9 Unit was able to apprehend Neighbors after a short foot pursuit. Pettis County Deputies will be submitting charges on Miller for Careless and Imprudent Driving and Resisting Arrest. Neighbors faces charges for Tampering With Physical Evidence, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Resisting Arrest. Neighbors also had two Failure to Appear warrants out of Henry and Johnson County on original charges of felony Passing Bad Checks and felony Tampering With a Motor Vehicle. Bond for Neighbors on the warrants was set at $8,000 total cash only.
Wednesday evening, Deputies conducted a vehicle stop in the area of West 16th Street and South Limit Avenue. Upon running the driver's information, she came back with a Failure to Appear warrant out of Johnson County. Delilah Byron of Knob Noster was placed under arrest for her Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Speeding with a cash-only bond of $350.00.
Pettis County Deputies took a report of theft from Ronald Downey of Cole Camp Wednesday morning. Downey reported that someone had stolen his tan 2006 Ford F-250 while it was parked at the Extra Mile Auto Shop, 1415 West 32nd Street in Sedalia.