Sedalia Area Crime Reports for May 3, 2018
Pettis County Deputies conducted a traffic stop at US 50 and S. Engineer Ave. on May 3 and arrested a Buffalo, NY man with an active outstanding warrant out of Jefferson City. The Pettis County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle was stopped for speeding, and they received consent to search that vehicle. Deputies reportedly discovered less than 10 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The suspect, Logan Moriarity, was taken into custody on the warrant, and was issued summonses on the remaining offenses.
A Sedalia woman was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident that sent one woman to the hospital. Sedalia Police responded to the accident on April 26 around 5 p.m. in the area of Broadway Blvd. and Prospect Ave. A victim told police she was westbound on Broadway Blvd. when a vehicle turned off the northbound lane of Prospect Avenue and collided with her front driver side, causing significant damage and forcing her to leave the roadway. The vehicle that caused the accident then fled westbound on Broadway Blvd. Several witnesses verified the victim's statement. The victim was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by private vehicle for treatment of swelling to her right ankle. According to Sedalia Police, and investigation identified 22-year-old Kayla D. Martin as a suspect. Martin was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident and no insurance. She was booked and released.
An unidentified man is in critical condition after being struck by a Union Pacific train on the tracks at S. Engineer Avenue. Sedalia Police, the Sedalia Fire Department and Pettis County Ambulance District were dispatched to the tracks around 9:40 p.m. on May 2 and made contact with the victim, who was taken by PCAD to a medical facility for treatment.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 33-year-old Carrollton woman was in possession of methamphetamine when she was arrested just before 3 p.m. on May 2. The Patrol says Jessica A. Burton was taken into custody on charges including felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and a felony probation and parole district warrant. Burton was placed on a 24-hour hold at the Ray County Jail.