Sedalia Police reports 2-22-19

Sedalia Police arrested two people on drug charges after conducting a warrant check in the 3100 block of Wing Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. According to a report, 30-year-old Jamie Christine Hern of Sedalia and 34-year-old Joshua Lawrence Baker of Smithton, were both taken into custody on Pettis County warrants, including two counts of distributing a controlled substance within a protected area. Their bonds were set at $200,000 each.


Sedalia Police took a report of a sex crime in the 300 block of E. 2nd on Feb. 16. The report said the complainant was made aware of an incident that occurred several days earlier between the suspect and a juvenile. Investigation continues.


Sedalia Police took a report on Wednesday in the 3400 block of W. Broadway. According to the report, the complainant said her daughter's boyfriend has watched her 14-year-old granddaughter shower multiple times over the past few weeks. The 14-year-old was sent to Child Safe of Central Missouri for an investigation.

On Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police were called to Smith-Cotton Junior High, 312 E. Broadway, where the principal stated a student was discovered with marijuana. The incident was referred to the Juvenile Office for review.


Family Pawn, 2805 W. Broadway, reported on Wednesday that a rifle that was pawned at the shop was reported to be stolen out of Lincoln County, following a check of the serial number. Suspect information in the case was forwarded to the Lincoln County Sheriff.


On Monday just after noon, a man reported that while he was delivering food at 500 Rebar Road in Sedalia, someone backed into his vehicle, then walked away. The company vehicle owner was contacted, and insurance information was exchanged. The driver of the company vehicle was not located, according to the report. No charges were filed.


A woman reported a hit-and-run that occurred at Highway 50 and Ruth Ann Drive on Monday just before 4 p.m. According to the report, the woman was stopped in the roadway while allowing a Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper to speed past her while responding to a call. In the meantime, a vehicle slammed into hers, then left the area. Two witnesses confirmed the complainant's story.


Sedalia Police arrested 34-year-old Brandon D. Rollett on a felony parole violation at 205 Thompson around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail with no bond, awaiting a trip back to the Missouri Department of Corrections.


Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

Sedalia Police took a property damage report that occurred behind the End Zone, 3129 W. Broadway, on Monday around 1:30 a.m. According to the report, a 2013 Chevy hit a wooden fenced area, destroying it. There was major damage to the vehicle's front bumper and hood. The vehicle was later towed from the scene. Police were unable to contact the driver and/or owner of the vehicle.


Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 200 block of S. Quincy on Tuesday and arrested 31-year-old Francisco Martinez on a Municipal warrant. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 cash or surety bond with a March 13 court date.


Sedalia Police took a burglary report from a woman who said someone entered her home in the 500 block of E. 2nd while she was at work, and stole TVs, gaming consoles, games, and a washer-dryer. There are no suspects.


17-year-old Alex R. Zeiler of Sedalia was arrested for possession of marijuana after police received several calls of suspicious activity at Katy Trail and Anderson around 12:50 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, the officer noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and a subsequent search alligedly revealed a small amount of marijuana inside his pants pocket. Zeiler was issued a Municipal summons and released from the scene.


On Monday night around 10:15 p.m., Wal-Mart, 3201 W. Broadway, reported that a white male entered the store, concealed an Arlo security system under his coat and walked out. No value was placed on the stolen item, but an investigation is under way by Sedalia Police.


On Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m., WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway, reported that a suspect picked up two items in the store, then went to customer service to “return” the items for cash. The suspect is at large, according to the police report.


Sedalia Police took a report from a woman who said her pre-paid card was stolen from her house in the 1100 block of E. 13th on Feb. 14. The card reportedly had $389.82 on it and by 6 p.m. Feb. 16, it was all spent down to zero.


Sedalia Police took a report from a motorist on Thursday morning who said someone sideswiped his vehicle while he was inside Washington School, 7th and Engineer.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at 1419 S. Limit around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday for no vehicle registration. The driver, 28-year-old Aaron W. Craig of Sedalia, was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for a seat belt violation. His bond was $10 cash.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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