Sedalia Police Crime Reports for Dec. 26, 2017
Sedalia Police reports 12-22-17
On Saturday, Sedalia Police took a report from Deborah Hurr, who said that her credit card was used fraudulently to make $2,500 in online purchases. A suspect was contacted, but never showed up for an interview, according to a report. Therefore, charges are being submitted to the prosecutor.
On Saturday morning, Sedalia Police arrested 19-year-old Lawrence A. Westerfield of Sedalia on charges of stealing after his supervisor noticed discrepancies at Casey's General Store. According to a report, the supervisor reviewed store security footage and observed Westerfield making $985 worth of returns, then keeping the money. The employee later admitted to taking the money. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
On Friday, Kelli Jenkins reported the theft of a company car owned by Parks Cabinet Shop. According to a report, Jenkins left the vehicle running while she stepped inside Kehde's, 1915 S. Limit, around 4:15 and when she returned, the car was gone. The vehicle was later recovered in Knob Noster. There are no suspects.
Sedalia Police arrested 58-year-old Mark E. Hankins of Sedalia on three Greene County warrants at 2 p.m. Saturday at 9th and Ohio. Hankins was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a total bond amount of $3,000 cash or surety.
Sedalia Police arrested 22-year-old Jordan David Roberts of Sedalia on a Pettis County warrant (marijuana possession) at 13th and Ohio just after 11 p.m. Saturday. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,500 cash or surety bond, with a court date TBA.
Sedalia Police arrested 17-year-old Gage Anderson Fancher of Sedalia for Minor in Possession of Alcohol after officers responded to the 1600 block of S. Ingram on a call of suspected stealing outside Pettis County around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. According to a report, Fancher was located and found to be highly intoxicated and under the legal age. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with a Jan. 17 court date.
27-year-old Christopher Edward Demus of Eldon was arrested for Driving While Suspended out of Texas after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a silver VW for improper lane use and improper vehicle registration at 3:28 a.m. Saturday. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
Sedalia Police arrested 47-year-old Craig Andrew Kingsley of Sedalia for DWI -Prior Offender after officers were called about a subject who showed up at a residence where he didn't belong at 12:49 a.m. Dec. 15 in the 1200 block of Deseret Drive. Kingsley was found to be intoxicated. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released, with a court date TBA.
John Louis Hamm, 40, Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended at 3:54 a.m. Saturday at 2nd and State Fair Blvd., after a traffic stop. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
On Saturday afternoon, Christina Kellner reported the loss of $342 from her purse. According to a report, the suspect is one of three individuals who helped her move in the 400 block of W. 10th.
On Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Wal-Mart reported a shoplifting. According to a report, the suspects threatened physical violence towards the door greeter when the greeter attempted to check their receipt and it was discovered they were in possession of stolen merchandise. Police are attempting to ID the suspects.
On Friday, Joyce Woolery of Sedalia reported that she purchased a gift card from the Sedalia Wal-Mart for $100, but when she went to use it, it only had one penny on it. Woolery said in the report the card never left her possession.
On Saturday morning, Candy Wolford-Moreland reported someone punctured holes in her tires on her 2006 Mazda 3 in the 400 block of E. 7th, causing $120 of damage.
Sedalia Police arrested 23-year-old Jason Jonah Harvey of Sedalia at Jiffy Stop, 1722 W. Broadway, around 9:20 p.m. Christmas Night. According to a report, Harvey was wanted on two active Pettis County warrants. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,500 cash or surety bond, and a $211.87 cash bond.