Sedalia Police reports 12-22-17

Sedalia Police took a property damage report from five individuals who said they each had one tired flattened on their vehicles after leaving Galaxy 10 Movie Theater, 4104 W. Main, on Thursday night. According to a report, the incident occurred sometime between 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. The investigation continues and charges are being pursued on two subjects, the report added.


Sedalia Police arrested 21-year-old Trustin A. Oja of Sedalia after responding to a call of a vehicle stolen from the Galaxy 10 Movie Theater, 4104 W. Main, Thursday night. According to a report, a vehicle was stolen from the lot sometime between 9:45 and 11:27 p.m. Keys were left in the vehicle, it was noted. The stolen vehicle was later recovered in the Menard's parking lot. The suspect (Oja) was found to be in possession of the keys and other items from the stolen vehicle. He was then arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was in custody on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of formal charges including: 1st Degree Tampering With a Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, three charges of stealing from a motor vehicle (not parts), and one FTA warrant.


Cordero Victor Amderson, 17, was arrested by Sedalia Police after a traffic stop at 24th and Washington at 10:13 p.m. Thursday night. The driver was found to have no valid driver's license, and after a search of the vehicle, marijuana was located.


Sedalia Police arrested 26-year-old Christopher S. Battles (homeless) after officers conducted a vehicle check on the Sedalia Wal-Mart parking lot, 3201 W. Broadway, at 1:48 a.m. Thursday. According to a report, the vehicle appeared to be freshly painted with no license plates. A computer check by dispatch revealed the vehicle to be stolen out of Johnson County. While dispatch was confirming the information, Battles walked up to the vehicle. He was detained and later admitted to driving the stolen vehicle to Wal-Mart. Battles was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of formal charges of 1st Degree Tampering With a Motor Vehicle.


On Thursday afternoon, Leslie Baier reported someone entered her basement and stole a washer valued at $75 sometime between Dec. 14 and 18 in the 500 block of W. 7th.


Sedalia Police responded to a domestic violence call in the 300 block of North Depp on Thursday afternoon around 4:30. Officers determined that the suspect, 27-year-old William H. Howe of Sedalia, had damaged property at that address. He also had an active trespassing warning for the residence. Howe was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Property Damage and 1st Degree Trespassing. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of formal charges.


On Wednesday night, Sedalia Police received a report of a stolen light blue 2006 Mercedes passenger car. A short time later, an officer spotted the Mercedes and observed two suspects walk away from the area near North Ohio and Ham. The officer made contact with the two and took them into custody at gunpoint. Arrested were 17-year-old Richard D. Bartlett and 20-year-old Christian M.R. Boone. Both were taken to the Pettis County Jail. Bartlett was charged with 1st Degree Tampering With a Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Introduction of a Controlled Substance Into a Jail. Boone was charged with 1st Degree Tampering With a Motor Vehicle and was also wanted on a warrant.


On Thursday morning, Sedalia Police took a theft report from a construction site located at 2700 W. Broadway. A large amount of tools were taken from the building overnight, according to the report.


On Thursday afternoon, Terry A. Herrick reported that someone entered an unlocked vehicle overnight and stole a custom piece of jewelry in the 900 block of Crescent Drive.


On Thursday just after noon, Laura C. Bush reported a hit-and-run that occurred in the 500 block of E. 10th. An unknown vehicle hit her car on Tuesday while it was parked on the street in front of her house, then left the scene. There are no suspects.


On Thursday afternoon, Sarah Loomis reported that she dropped her wallet in the 6oo block of E. 3rd (Katy Depot) and then witnessed a male pick it up and ride away on a bike. The wallet contained $22, a Missouri driver's permit, an SFCC Blue Card, an insurance car and bank debit cards.


On Thursday around 10 a.m., Sedalia Police arrested 24-year-old James Marlon Curd for Driving While Suspended and also on a Municipal warrant after the officer conducted a traffic stop for expired plates near 24th and Ingram. Curd was booked and released on a $150 bond for the warrant.


Rogelio V. Piedra, 17, Sedalia, was arrested on a Pettis County warrant for leaving the scene of an accident on Wednesday afternoon in the 400 block of Albright Court, after officers responded to a disturbance involving multiple parties. Piedra was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,500 cash or surety bond.


On Wednesday just after 5 p.m. Sedalia Police took a burglary report from Walter Clark, who said thath between 12 and 5 p.m., a lock was broken off on his garage door and several items, collectively valued at $800, were taken in the 1700 block of E. 16th.


On Wednesday morning, Patty S. Randall reported fidning a 15-inch green-and-silver single-speed bike in her front yard in the 1800 block of E. 12th. The bicycle was placed into storage at the SPD's bike shed.


Andrea Leslie Brown, 32, Sedalia, was arrested for shoplifting at Wal-Mart, 3201 W. Broadway, on Wednesday just after 2:30 p.m. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


On Wednesday after 1 p.m., Connie L. Lamm reported that someone went through her unlocked vehicle overnight and stole items out of it in the 2200 block of W. 2nd.


On Wednesday morning, Sandra Anderson reported that two white males entered the store at 808 E. Broadway and took $15 worth of food items, then left the store without paying.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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