Sedalia Police reports 12-13-19

Sedalia Police arrested 46-year-old Darrell A. Bledsoe around 2 a.m. Tuesday after an officer observed a fire beside a residence in the 400 block of W. 18th. The residence had plastics and other illegal material in it, according to a report. Bledsoe initially gave the officer a fake name. A computer check revealed he was wanted on a misdemeanor Henry County warrant ($134.50) and a felony Pettis County warrant ($7500 cash or surety).


37-year-old Erica Lynn Osburn of Sedalia was arrested at 3rd and Park around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday after a traffic stop for expired registration. A computer check revealed she was wanted on two Pettis County warrants – one was a misdemeanor with a $150.50 bond and the other was a felony with a $7,500 cash or surety bond. The initial charges were for non-support of a child and burglary.


Sedalia Police arrested 36-year-old Robert James Weisner of Sedalia on a Jackson County parole violation. He was seen leaving the Bothwell Regional Health Center at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.


On Wednesday, National TV Sales & Rental, 1400 South Limit, reported that someone rented property Oct. 1 and never returned it. Attempts to contact them were unsuccessful, and charges are now being requested.


Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

Break Time, 319 W. Broadway, reported an armed robbery at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. According to a report, a male with his face covered displayed a firearm and removed an undetermined amount of cash from the register, then fled the area on foot. Video surveillance of the incident is being reviewed.


Sedalia Police arrested 29-year-old Calvin W. Comfort of Green Ridge after he was contacted at 4th and Ohio at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. He was wanted on a parole violation, and a subsequent search yielded marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Comfort was taken to the Pettis County Jail without bond.


Sedalai Police arrested 46-year-old Phillip Dean Schafer of Sedalia in the 1700 block of South Brown on Tuesday just before 10 p.m. after an officer conducted a warrant check. Schafer was wanted on a Pettis County felony warrant with a $3,500 cash or surety bond. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


On Tuesday just before 6 p.m., Anthony D. Pabon Castro of Sedalia reported someone assaulted him at Grand and Clinton Road. He sought medical treatment at Bothwell Regional Health Center for serious injuries to his head.


Sedalia Police arrested 24-year-old Tristan D. Shepard of Lincoln for DWI after police were sent to the 2000 block of E. 16th on a domestic disturbance Tuesday at 3:55 a.m. According to a report, one subject left the scene and drove to the Sheriff's Office at 319 S. Lamine. Shepard was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DWI and taken to the SPD. He was later released with a citation.


On Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a report of a stolen vehicle from 7th and Engineer.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at Howard and Emmet around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. A computer check revealed that 69-year-old Charles Nathan Cole of Florence was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. A subsequent search revealed drug paraphernalia and marijuana. Cole was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a $40,000 cash or surety bond.


On Tuesday afternoon, Hope G. Bartlett reported that a firearm was stolen from her unlocked vehicle sometime overnight in the 600 block of W. 4th.

Menard's, 4400 Wisconsin Avenue, reported a shoplifting incident that occurred Tuesday. According to a report, one white male and two white females entered the store and each one left without paying for a three-pack of USB charges, valued at $6.99 each. The suspects left in a dark gray Nissan Versa. Video footage is being requested.


On Monday, a female reported that $100 in property was missing from the 900 block of South Beacon. She alleges that her domestic partner damaged it in retaliation to some news about the relationship.


On Dec. 9, a woman reported that someone stole $260 worth of landscaping blocks from the 600 block of E. 10th and the suspect is known to her. Charges are being sought.


On Monday afternoon, a man reported that multiple items were taken from his residence in the 600 block of North Grand.


On Monday morning, Stewart W. Kimbrell reported theft of a motor vehicle from the 600 block of E. 19th. It was last seen around 11 p.m. Dec. 8. The vehicle has been entered as stolen.


On Dec. 5, a woman reported $500 of damage to her vehicle in the 200 block of Dundee Avenue. According to a report, someone scratched a symbol into the driver's side of the vehicle sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday.


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Randy Kirby

On Thursday, Dec. 5, Sedalia Police responded to Smith-Cotton Junior High, 312 E. Broadway, at 3:39 p.m. on a call involving a female juvenile who allegedly assaulted several staff members at the school. According to a report, she was combative and had to be restrained. PCAD responded to the school, and the juvenile was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for evaluation. The case was referred to the Pettis County Juvenile Office for review.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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