Sedalia Police crime reports 1-4-19

Sedalia Police responded to McAnaly Court and West Saline on a disturbance call Thursday morning just before noon. Officers spotted a vehicle leaving the scene upon arrival and stopped it. A male occupant of the vehicle admitted to police that he was involved in the disturbance. A computer check of the man, 19-year-old Keyshawn J. Flowers of Sedalia, revealed he was wanted on three misdemeanor FTA warrants. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail, and the bond amounts on him were 1,500, 150 and 150, for a total amount of $1,800. The other party involved in the disturbance was not located.


Sedalia Police responded to a domestic violence call in the 1500 block of South Osage on Wednesday. According to a report, 27-year-old William Lavell Taylor of Sedalia was arrested on suspicion of 2nd degree assault. Taylor was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of formal charges.


Sedalia Police responded to a 911 disturbance call in the 100 block of E. 13th on Thursday at 6:45 p.m. involving two roommates. According to a report, one of them was wanted on a $20,000 Callaway County warrant on an original charge of driving under the influence of drugs. 54-year-old Edward Saunders Chastain was taken into custody.


On Thursday around 12:30 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 3200 South Limit on a vehicle with no license plate lights. A computer check revealed that one of the occupants, 30-year-old Michael L. James of Sedalia, was wanted for a misdemeanor probation violation out of Pettis County. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $400 cash bond.


E-Street Bar, 1201 E. 3rd, reported a burglary on Thursday. According to a report, the owner said he has security footage that shows two suspects breaking into the business and stealing various items on Dec. 31. No arrests have yet been made in the case.


On Thursday afternoon, a man reported the theft of license plates from his 1998 Chevy 1500, parked on Hancock. The theft occurred sometime between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Jan. 3.


Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 1300 block of South Ohio on Wednesday. A computer check confirmed a Pettis County warrant for 48-year-old Victoria B. Strohm, of that address. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,500 cash or surety bond.


On Thursday afternoon, a man reported that he had a package stolen from his residence in the 600 block of W. 7th.


On Jan. 2, a woman reported a lost or stolen wallet containing $77 in the 100 block of W. Broadway. There are no suspects.


On Thursday evening, a man reported being bit by a pitbull while he was walking in the 800 block of West Cooper. The report, taken at BRHC ER, stated he had large scratches on his left leg.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 13th and Grand on a vehicle with expired tags at 4:40 a.m. Friday. A computer check revealed that 20-year-old Alexis J. Kindle-Schmutz was wanted on a $60 Municipal warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail. She now has a Feb. 13 court date.


On Thursday, a woman in the 500 block of Dal Whi Mo Court reported that someone drove through the alley and struck her blue recycle bin, causing damage to the molding and siding on her garage. There are no suspects.


On Wednesday, Sedalia Police took possession of a scooter after it was discovered that someone defaced the ID number on the scooter. The case was a civil matter involving the purchase of the scooter in the 400 block of W. 5th. The scooter was placed into evidence as stolen property, the report said.


Woods West, 1400 S. Limit, reported that someone stole $18 of food and merchandise from the store on Thursday evening just before 8 p.m. The suspect was not identified.


The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 21-year-old Diamond S. Holmes of Warrensburg at 12:25 a.m. Friday in Johnson County for speeding, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, no insurance and resisting arrest. Holmes was taken to the Johnson County Jail on a 12-hour hold.

Sedalia Police
Randy Kirby

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