Police Respond to Disturbance at Sedalia Motel
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the American Inn just after 12 p.m. on January 19 for a possible disturbance in one of the rooms. Police say that upon arrival, several items of clothing and property were found thrown out into the parking lot.
According to a Sedalia Police report, two people were contacted inside the room. Officers discovered that the two individuals were married, but had been separated for some time, and that they had been arguing in the room.
Police say an order of protection had been issued in Caldwell County with a no contact clause for both the woman and a child. 35-year-old Terry James Roark of Eldon, Missouri was arrested for violation of the terms of an ex parte and placed on a 24 hour hold at the Pettis County Jail.