Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports for October 7, 2020
This is a compilation of reports released by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office:
On Tuesday, Pettis County deputies took a report of harassment in the 1300 block of Boonville.
On Tuesday, Pettis County deputies took a theft report involving cattle in the 16000 block of Fristoe Road.
On Monday at 4:25 a.m., Pettis County deputies conducted a traffic stop on US 65, just south of Elm Hills Blvd., on a vehicle without a working license plate light. A computer check revealed the plates did not belong to the vehicle. The driver, identified as Russell M. Bain, was issued a summons and released from the scene.
On Monday at 11:40 a.m., Pettis County deputies received information about a male with an outstanding warrant who was staying in the 3400 block of West Broadway. Deputies, along with the Mid-Mo Drug Task Force, made contact with Jeffrey Miller of Sedalia, who had an active warrant for possession of a controlled substance, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Miller opened the door, then attempted to slam the door shut on deputies and detectives. Miller was found to have items in the room that showed distribution of a controlled substance was being sold from the room. Miller was also allegedly in possession of a crystal substance. Miller was taken into custody and was being held at the Pettis County Jail on the warrant, as well as possession and distribution of a controlled substance. The Pettis County Sheriff's Office thanked the public for their assistance with information that led to the arrest of Miller.
On Sunday at 2:25 a.m., Pettis County deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 5600 block of South Limit. A passenger in the vehicle, James David Kohrs of Sedalia, was wanted for 1st degree trespassing. During a pat down of Kohrs, a deputy was poked by a knife that was left in Kohr's pocket. The deputy then had to go to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment.
On Sunday, Mr. and Mr's Peck called the Sheriff's Office to report that someone had taken out a US Government loan for $9500 with the Small Business Administration. They had not made any such loan, and have contacted the Office of US Inspector General, and they have opened an investigation into the matter.