Sedalia Area Crime Reports for July 2, 2018
A 24-year-old Sedalia man was issued a municipal summons for marijuana possession around 12:30 a.m. on July 2 after police responded to a disturbance at Fitters 5th St. Pub. A police report indicates that an intoxicated man did not want to leave, and was threatening to assault patrons. Police say Dillon P. Mallonee was relased to a sober friend with a municipal summons and a court date of August 8.
Police were called around 1:30 p.m. on July 1 and took a theft report from Gene's Boots and Hats. A suspect, described as a tall, thin, white male wearing a dark long sleeve shirt, black Adidas sweat pants with white stripes, and white Nike shoes, failed to pay for a pair of jeans. The suspect allegedly concealed the theft by wearing the jeans under his sweat pants. The suspect has been identified, though he was not named in a police report.
An officer with the Sedalia Police Department was dispatched around 3:15 a.m. on July 1 to Bothwell Regional Health Center in reference to an assault that occured in the 1800 block of E. 22nd St. The victim told police that he met with an ex-girlfriend who said she wanted to talk things out. The victim said that while at the residence, he was jumped by tow of the ex-girlfriend's male friends. The incident is under investigation.
A 24-year-old Green Ridge resident was arrested after Pettis County Deputies received a call of a hit-and-run that took place in Sedalia. The reporting party followed the suspect vehicle to Green Ridge. Deputies and troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol located the vehicle and began investigating the accident. Kaleb S. Dove was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and leaving the scene of an accident. Dove was placed on a 24-hour hold, pending charges from the Pettis County Prosecutor's office.
A 44-year-old man was arrested on multiple charges on June 30. Around 9 a.m. police were dispatched to the Sedalia Post Office in reference to a disturbance. When officers arrived, the suspect was leaving the area on a bicycle at a high rate of speed. The suspect ran several stop signs downtown. Police attempted to stop the suspect using patrol car lights and sirens, but the suspect did not stop. Police then used their patrol car to cut the suspect off in the area of 4th and Grand. The suspect's bicycle then ran into the back of the patrol car, and the suspect fled on foot. Later in the day, the suspect was located in the 300 block of W. Broadway. He then fled again on his bicycle and led officers on a pursuit. Brian L. Graf was finally arrested in the 900 block of E. Broadway, and was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Police say a Sedalia woman with outstanding warrants fled from officers who attempted to make contact with her as she was going into the emergency room at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Officers were investigating a physical disturbance in the 1300 block of S. Ingram Ave. when the woman was seen going into the ER. When police attempted to make contact, she reportedly ran away, but was later taken into custody. 37-year-old Carla R. Meek was treated at the hospital, then transported to the Pettis County Jail and booked on two active warrants. Meek was given no bond on one of the warrants, and a bond of $21,500 cash or surety on the other. A male suspect involved in the disturbance could not be located.
A Sedalia resident reported the theft of about $2,200 worth of items that were taken during a burglary in the 1600 block of S. Brown Ave. A caller told police that sometime between 8 a.m. on June 25 and 10 a.m. on June 30, someone had forcibly entered the residence and stolen the items. The rear door of the residence was discovered to be damaged.
Police took a report of a hit-and-run accident around 11:40 a.m. on June 29. The victim said that she was southbound on Hancock Ave. nearing Broadway when a vehicle left a private drive and collided with her 2001 Ford. The vehicle then fled the scene without leaving information. Officers observed moderate damage to the driver side of the Ford. The suspect vehicle had not been located.