Sedalia Police crime reports 12-19-18

Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 600 block of E. 16th at 3:33 a.m. Tuesday. A computer check revealed that 37-year-old Scott Eric Pritchett was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for possession of a controlled substance. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $7,500 cash or surety bond.


 

On Monday morning, Sedalia Police took a hit-and-run report from a man at Holiday Inn Express, 4001 W. Broadway. According to the report, a rented 2019 Nissan with Arkansas plates was struck, causing damage to the front driver's-side fender, headlight and bumper. Suspect information was not available.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 400 block of Buckner Court, where a man reportedly shot a dog with a BB gun to scare it off, causing injury to the dog at 3:15 Tuesday afternoon. 34-year-old Michael Joe Osburn, Jr., of Sedalia, was issued a summons for discharging a firearm within the city limits. He now has a February court date. The dog was taken to the Sedalia Animal Shelter.


 

On Sunday evening around 8:30 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a black Pontiac for defective taillights at 10th and Vermont. One of the occupants, 28-year-old Aaron Eugene Barton of Sedalia, was wanted on a $500 FTA warrant out of Morgan County. Barton was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


 

Sedalia Police checked on a vehicle at 9th and Garfield with a subject inside and the car alarm activated at 8:45 p.m. Sunday night. A computer check revealed that 36-year-old Amanda K. Bobbitt of Sedalia, was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for 3rd degree assault. She was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and forged license plates.


 

On Sunday evening around 7 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a 911 hangup in the 600 block of E. 10th. A computer check of the resident, 27-year-old Brittany Mariah Kellerman, revealed that she was wanted on an Adair County warrant (traffic). She was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $151 cash bond.


 

Sedalia Police responded to PetSmart, 4311 Wisconsin Ave., just after 10 p.m. Sunday night on an “incredibly intoxicated” male. 30-year-old Tyler G. Sykes of Green Ridge was taken into protective custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 12-hour hold.


 

On Sunday night around 8:30, a woman reported to police she witnessed two subjects leave a black purse on a fire hydrant and leave the area of 3rd and Rainbow. The officer late found the empty purse hanging on the hydrant. The purse was placed into evidence.


 

On Saturday night, a woman reported that she lost her purse. There are no suspects.


 

Sedalia Police responded to a 911 call involving a female crying in the background on Sunday night just before 10 p.m. Upon arrival, officers determined an assault had occurred in the 1900 block of South Park. According to a report, the victim said there was a fight that happened when the suspect tried to get the keys to a vehicle. The officer observed that the victim had redness on her arms and a cut on her right side. The suspect, named Charles T. Shaver, 32, also allegedly broke some items inside the house. Shaver was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was charged with 3rd degree domestic assault.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with improper registration at 4:50 a.m. Monday at Grand and Johnson. A computer check revealed that 25-year-old Katelyn G. Bartlett of Sedalia, was wanted on a Johnson County FTA warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $100 cash bond.


 

Sedalia Police responded to a burglary report in the 100 block of East Boonville around 1:30 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the suspect was positively identified by several witnesses who saw the suspect flee the area after breaking into a residence. The case was sent to the prosecutor for review.


 

Sedalia Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at Main and Park around 8:30 p.m. Monday evening. A computer check of one of the drivers, 21-year-old Mekeba LeAjah Nash, revealed that she was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for 3rd degree assault. Nash was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $5,000 cash or surety bond.


 

Sedalia Police responded to Dollar General, 4215 East Broadway, around 2:30 p.m. Monday on a shoplifting call. According to a report, 36-year-old Carrie R. Galloway of Sedalia was accused of concealing several items of merchandise in her pockets and inside her pants. The total amount of the merchandise was valued at $45.60. Galloway was issued a Municipal summons with a Jan. 16 court date.


 

On Tuesday afternoon, a man in the 200 block of South Marvin reported the theft of a 2001 red Dodge Ram 1500. According to the report, the vehicle was locked and the owner was in possession of the key. The truck was valued at $2,500. There is no suspect information.

Randy Kirby