A 36-year-old Warrensburg man was arrested for first degree burglary and second degree property damage after a Sedalia woman found him sleeping on her couch. Sedalia Police say the woman returned to her residence in the 1000 block of E. 9th Street after midnight and discovered that a known associate, Matthew E. Montgomery, had forced his way into her home and was asleep on her couch. The back door and door frame of the residence were damaged. Montgomery was arrested and placed on a 24-hour hold, pending state charges.

A 46-year-old Marshall woman was arrested Saturday night for possession of synthetic narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended. Sedalia Plolice stopped a vehicle around 8 p.m. in the area of 16th and Grand for not using a turn signal. The driver, Mary Elizabeth Schlobohm, was arrested for driving with a suspended license. Police say they discovered her to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Schlobohm was taken to the Pettis County Jail.

A 56-year-old Sedalia man was arrested Friday night after a traffic stop at E. Broadway and S. Marvin Ave. Police say the owner of a silver Dodge truck, Jimmy Wayne Torres, had a denied Missouri license. Torres was also reportedly found to be in possession of marijuana and related drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.

On Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to a motel in the 1200 block of S. Limit for a report of drug activity. Detectives were able to ge a search warrant for a room and reportedly found numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia. 22-year-old Hayden Rhorer of Sedalia was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. After police had made initial contact with Rhorer, a second suspect, 29-year-old Jordan D. Rhodes of Smithton, drove up to the scene. Rhodes was arrested for driving while suspended.

Two handguns were reported stolen from a pickup truck while it was parked at a local church. Sedalia Police were dispatched Sunday morning at 10:30 to the church in the 3700 block of W. Broadway to investigate the theft, which reportedly occurred sometime between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Police say they have no suspects at this time.

Saturday morning, police were called to a business in the 2600 block of W. Broadway Blvd. for a reported burglary. A window in the drive-thru lane of the business had been broken, and a safe which contained over $3,000 in cash was stolen. The business reported an additional $2500 in stolen/damaged items from the store. Police say there are no suspects at this time.

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Summer Ave on Saturday morning for a reported theft. Police took a report of a stolen credit card. The victim claimed that nearly $9,000 had been charged to the card. There are no suspects.

Sedalia Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident after being called to the scene around 11:15 p.m. Friday night. A vehicle had gone off the road and struck a road sign near West Broadway and S. Stewart Ave. The vehicle then continued on to S. Quincy Ave. The driver abandoned the vehicle and left the area. Police have not been able to locate the suspect.

On February 5, Pettis County Deputies arrested Juan Carlos Cantu-Valle of Sedalia in the 1700 block of West Broadway for cutting in on an overtaken vehicle, no proof of insurance, no seat belt and operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license. He was released at the scene with a summons.

On February 5, Pettis County Deputies arrested Joshua Canbrana of Cole Camp in the 1600 block of E. Broadway in Sedalia on a Pettis County warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $150 cash only.

On February 4, Pettis County Deputies arrested 22-year-old De'Ante R. Marshall of Sedalia on charges of failure to register a motor vehicle with the Department of Revenue, no seat belt, no proof of insurance, and driving while intoxicated. marshall was released from the Pettis County Jail with a summons.

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