Sedalia Police reports 1-27-20

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with improper registration on Sunday afternoon at Broadway and Center. According to a report, the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A probable cause search yielded marijuana and a firearm. The unnamed suspect was later released from the scene. Charges are pending.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a subject check at 13th and Porter on Sunday and discovered that 30-year-old Eric S. Koons of Sedalia was wanted on two Pettis County warrants, Koons was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $3,000 cash or surety bond with a Feb. 4 court date.


 

On Jan. 26, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no front plate. A computer check revealed that 36-year-old Gerald H. Hampy of Sedalia had no valid driver's license. He was taken to the SPD for fingerprinting and issued a citation for no driver's license and no proof of insurance. He now has a March 18 court date.


 

On Sunday morning around 10 a.m., Sedalia Police arrested 37-year-old Christopher Danial McKinzie in the 500 block of Dal Whi Mo Court. He was wanted on a felony Pettis County warrant. McKinzie was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $5,000 cash or surety bond. He now has a Feb. 14 court date.


 

On Saturday just before 4 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle bearing plates belonging to another vehicle. Investigation revealed methamphetamine and marijuana in the car. All three occupants were arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, including 32-year-old Christina Marie Rice of Pettis County, 33-year-old Karen Nicole Metz of Sedalia and 37-year-old Aaron Jason Brown of Green Ridge.


 

On Saturday, Sedalia Police took custody of 41-year-old Tonya S. Martin at the Pettis-Saline county line, where they met Marshall Police for a transfer. Martin was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 cash bond, and a March 11 court date.


 

Sedalia Police placed 83-year-old Shirley Jean Baker into protective custody after she was accused of trespassing at Bothwell Regional Health Center, 601 E. 14th, on Saturday. She was later released with a Municipal summons and a March 4 court date.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 22-year-old Jose Luis Herrera Aguilar, Jr. of Sedalia, at 2401 W. Broadway at 1:23 a.m. Saturday after they conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford truck for an improper stop at a stop sign at Broadway and State Fair Blvd. Aguilar was taken into custody after a computer check showed he had no valid driver's license. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 26-year-old Jordan Q. Webb of Sedalia at Saline and Veterans Memorial Drive at 12:50 a.m. Saturday. A computer check revealed Webb was driving whlie suspended. He was also wanted on a Pettis County warrant on a traffic offense. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $250 cash bond, where he was booked and released. His court date was TBA.


 

On Saturday at 1:44 a.m., Sedalia Police observed a man trying to get his car out of the ditch just south of West 16th, just off the Katy Trail (east of Osage). Investigation revealed the driver was intoxicated. 37-year-old Raymond D. Ruble of Sedalia was arrested and taken to the SPD for further testing. He was later released with a DWI citation with a March 1 court date. Ruble's vehicle was later towed out of the ditch by State Fair Towing.


 

On Saturday evening at 16th and Missouri, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driving without headlights on. Investigation revealed that a passenger, 27-year-old Victoriano Sebastion Felipe of Sedalia, was wanted on a misdemeanor warrant with a $450 cash bond. Felipe was taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked.


 

Sedalia Police took a report from a man who reported a theft of tools from an unlocked vehicle in the 1700 block of South Barrett on Jan. 24. The items were valued at $465.


 

On Friday, a woman reported a hit-and-run that occurred at Taco Bell, 820 South Limit. There were no injuries reported, and the driver who fled the area was later identified.


 

On Friday at 5:30 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near 3rd and Washington. A computer check revealed that 44-year-old Karl L. Buettner of Sedalia was wanted on two FTA Municipal warrants. Buettner was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $200 cash bond, with a Jan. 29 court date.


 

On Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to Head Start Center, 700 Martin Luther King Drive, on an unresponsive female in a vehicle. According to a report, she was not in a condition to care for her two children inside the vehicle. She was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD for evaluation. The kids were released to a responsible adult.


 

On Friday just after 8 p.m., Sedalia Police were dispatched to 1617 West 9th on a suspicious activity call. Officers observed a quantity of cash on the front porch. There was no answer at the residence, so the cash was taken to the SPD for safekeeping. This was the same address where a shooting occurred earlier in the day.


 

On Friday around 7 p.m., Sedalia Police were called to the 600 block of E. 13th on a subject refusing to leave. Investigation revealed that the subject, 27-year-old Tamalon Lynn Craig of Sedalia, was disoriented and confused, and exhibiting signs of being in a drug-induced, delusional state. Craig was arrested and placed into protective custody. While being assessed at Bothwell Regional Health Center, Craig allegedly resisted arrest, causing injury to the officer. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was charged with felony resisting arrest and 3rd degree assault on a law enforcement officer.

Randy Kirby