Sedalia Police reports 2-26-19

Sedalia Police responded to a harassment complaint in the 200 block of West Avenue at 8:50 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. According to a report, a woman alleged that her ex-boyfriend took control of her social media and began sending nude photos of her to social media and family members. Investigation is under way.


Sedalia Police responded to the 600 block of W. 4th just before 11:30 a.m. Sunday on a suicide attempt. According to a report, the officer made contact with the male caller outside on the front porch. He then yelled at officers and retreated to the living room inside the house. A female attempted to leave the residence, but the male pushed the female in the upper back and lower neck area. The male, later identified as 19-year-old Jonathan Bryce Holland of Sedalia, was then arrested for 4th degree domestic assault and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. His court date is TBA. The female was left in care of family friends at the residence.


On Sunday night around 10:30, Sedalia Police were called to the 1600 block of E. 16th on a subject check. According to a report, the neighbors were complaining about an adult male banging on doors and yelling. Officers were found the man, later identified as 46-year-old Virgil Andrew Edgar, Sr., of Sedalia, to be too intoxicated to take care of himself. He was placed in protective custody and later deemed fit for confinement at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Edgar was then transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 12-hour hold for safekeeping.


Sedalia officers were called to the 1000 block of Thompson around 8 p.m. Sunday on a suicidal subject who was threatening to harm their self with a knife. Officer Connor spoke to the subject, who was pacing back and forth in the living room, for several minutes. As they spoke, the person turned the knife inward towards themselves. At that point, a Taser was deployed and the person was taken into custody without further incident. They were then transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for evaluation.


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