Three people were arrested on April 19 after police stopped a man known to have an active warrant who was in possession of methamphetamine. According to Sedalia Police, Joseph J. More was seen walking near W. 3rd. St. and S. Osage Ave. and was contacted by officers. A search of Moore reportedly led to the discovery of a small bag of methamphetamine, which Moore said he had just purchased from 45-year-old Randy Lee Thomas. Thomas was located in the area and a K9 was deployed to sniff his vehicle. The K9 alerted to the vehicle, and police say methamphetamine and psilocybin mushrooms were discovered. Thomas and a passenger, 39-year-old Jennifer Marie Ray, were arrested. All three suspects were transported to the Pettis County Jail.

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Montgomery Circle on April 19 to investigate a report of the odor of marijuana coming from a residence. Police say 48-year-old Patrick K. Duncan was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. Duncan was issued a municipal court summons.

A 19-year-old Sedalia woman was issued a municipal summons for marijuana possession following an April 19 traffic stop near W. 16th St. and S. Sneed Ave. The vehicle was pulled over for a brake light being out, and an officer reported being able to detect the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Police say Yuliya Mironova gave the marijuana to the officer. She was taken to the police department and issued a municipal summons with a court date of 5/23.

On April 19, Pettis County Deputies responded to the 6000 block of E. 32nd St. for a 911 call for service on a 11-year-old child being home alone. Deputies responded and a parent was eventually located. The investigation continues pending follow-up with the Department of Family Services and Pettis County Sheriff's Office.

On April 19, Pettis County Deputies arrested Arturo Alejandro Camacho Martinez near the intersection of W. Norris and S. Walnut St. in La Monte for possession of methamphetamine and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He was placed on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges.

Police were dispatched on April 18 to the 1800 block of S. Park Ave. for a 911 call. Police say a strong odor of marijuana could be detected coming from inside the house. Contact was made with three adults and four children. One of the adults consented to a search of a bedroom and a small amount of marijuana an drug paraphernalia were located. A call was made to the Child Abuse Hotline. Police say charges are being submitted to the prosecutor against the three adults, who were not named in an incident report.

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