Sedalia Police reports 4-24-19

Sedalia Police arrested two people after responding to a shoplifting report from Walmart, 3201 W. Broadway, on Monday afternoon. An employee said the suspects left in a white Mazda. Police later spotted the vehicle and made a traffic stop on it at West Broadway and Granny lane. Investigation revealed that the two occupants had stolen WalMart merchandise with them and one had threatened to stab a WalMart employee. Arrested was 44-year-old James Duane Baker of Sedalia. He was charged with shoplifting. Baker was booked and released. Also arrested was Freddie G. Naylor of Tipton. He was charged with shoplifting and 4th degree assault. Naylor was also wanted on a Morgan County warrant. Naylor was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,536.03 bond. The stolen merchandise, valued at $129.88, was returned to WalMart.


Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of W. 7th on Tuesday afternoon on a possible sexual abuse case at the residence. SPD assisted the children's division of the Missouri Department of Social Services, and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. There were no charges at the time of the report, but an investigation is ongoing.


30-year-old Kasey L. McKay was arrested for receiving a stolen vehicle after Sedalia Police stopped her at 3203 W. Broadway Monday just before noon. A computer checked verified the vehicle was stolen out of Benton County. McKay was also wanted on a Municipal warrant ($93.50) and a Johnson County warrant ($150). She was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


Sedalia Police arrested 22-year-old Jamika Lashe Yount just before 6 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of E. Broadway. She was charged with 3rd degree domestic assault.


Sedalia Police responded to Woods East, 701 E. Broadway, on Monday morning around 9 a.m. on a shoplifting call. According to a report, the suspect was non-compliant, and he was then retained by the officer. The store manager wanted the suspect trespassed and was willing to pursue charges. 34-year-old John R. Hicks, III, was taken to the Pettis County Jail. The case is being forwarded to the prosecutor for review.


Gene's Boots and Hats, 3145 W. Broadway, reported that a female entered the store on Monday just before 5 p.m. and stole $169.98 of merchandise. A vehicle description was given to police, but officers were unable to locate it.


Denny's, 2401 W. Broadway, reported a dine-and-dash case on Monday just after 3 p.m. Two suspects. A black male and a white male in their late teens or early twenties, ate $26 of food, then ran out.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 15th and Ingram on a maroon Buck Century that made an improper stop at 16th and Ingram Monday at 1:30 p.m. A consent to search led to the discovery of a meth pipe with meth residue inside. 56-year-old Christine Jane Henson was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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