Sedalia Police reports 8-7-19

Sedalia Police arrested two people for assault at Bothwell Regional Health Center ER on Tuesday morning just after 6 a.m. 53-year-old Gary E. Austin and 39-year-old Mariann Nicole Cruzan, both of Sedalia, are accused of striking staff members at the hospital. They were taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with 4th degree assault.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no front plate at 16th and Barrett at 1:12 a.m. Tuesday. A computer check revealed that 24-year-old Dennis James McCarty, III, was wanted on a Municipal warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $60 bond with a Sept. 11 court date.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failure to signal a lane change at Thompson Blvd., and McDonald's. The stop took place at Broadway and Griffith at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday. A consent to search revealed that the passenger, 29-year-old Johnathan Ray Banks of Sedalia, was in possession of an open container of alcohol. Banks was issued a court summons and now has a Sept. 11 court date.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 1600 block of E. 10th on Monday morning. Taken was a gun from an unlocked vehicle.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 900 block of E. 9th on Monday afternoon. Taken was $700 from a vehicle.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 1500 block of E. 9th on Monday morning. Taken was a 2004 Lincoln Aviator, stolen between 12 and 6 a.m. on Aug. 5. The vehicle was later located at 10th and Wagner and returned to the owner after it was processed. There are no suspects.


 

Sedalia Police took a hit-and-run report at 4th and Lafayette on Monday afternoon. A rear bumper on the victim's vehicle was damaged.


 

On Monday afternoon, an officer observed an unsupervised five-year-old in the 800 block of E. 6th. According to a report, the child removed a neighbor's lawn mower. A similar incident involving an unsupervised child occurred previously in March. A hotline call was placed to the Children's Division.

Randy Kirby