Sedalia Police reports 7-25-19

Sedalia Police arrested 50-year-old Harold Williams at 2 a.m. Wednesday after officers were dispatched to a disturbance with weapons in the 1100 block of Kentucky. According to a report, the victim said her ex boyfriend assaulted her multiple times and also threatened to beat her with a hammer. The suspect was seen inside the house, but he refused to speak with officers. Police forced entry and the suspect was apprehended. Williams was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the formal filing of charges for resisting arrest, possession of marijuana and 3rd degree assault.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 31-year-old James Calvin West after a disturbance was repored in the drive-through at Taco Bell, 820 South Limit, on Monday night just before 11 p.m. According to a report, the suspect rammed his truck into the victim's vehicle while waiting in the drive-through lane. He was also yelling and honking his horn at him. A field test and a breathalyzer determined that West was intoxicated. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Two men were arrested in the parking lot of Fav Trip, 216 W. Broadway, on Tuesday at 6 p.m. 57-year-old Michael Gene Jones and 54-year-old Mark Anthony Purinton were both taken into custody after a consent to search yielded methamphetamine on both of them. Both were charged with possession of a controlled substance.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 36-year-old Stephanie E. Kempf of Pilot Grove during a civil standby for child custody around 11:20 p.m. Monday. Kempf was found to be driving while suspended. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released with an Aug. 21 court date. A follow-up call to the Missouri Child Abuse Hotline was made after information was uncovered during the investigation.


 

On Monday, a woman reported that someone stole $1,240 worth of items from her unlocked vehicle in the 2000 block of E. 10th.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 600 block of West 2nd on Monday around 10 a.m. 44-year-old Heath W. Archambault of Hughesville was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.


 

On Monday, Sedalia Police responded to a possible burglary in the 1800 block of Kentucky around 11:40 p.m. Monday. According to a report, the suspect left the scene prior to officers' arrival, but later located a short distance away. 26-year-old Jillian K. Walker was found to be intoxicated and resisted when officers attempted to stop her. She was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 19th and Kentucky on a black GMC Yukon for failure to use a turn signal at 16th and Kentucky on Tuesday at 12:33 a.m. 54-year-old Paul Brian Lillard was found to be driving while suspended. He was taken to the SPD, where he was fingerprinted and given a citation. He now has an Aug. 21 court date.


 

On Monday, Sedalia Police took a report in the 700 block of West 2nd. According to the report, a vehicle in the caller's driveway and her residence had $150 of damage. A suspect is known, but not yet located. The case was sent to the prosecutor.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 36-year-old Joseph E. Fore of Sedalia, on a felony parole violation on Tuesday morning. Fore was taken to the Pettis County Jail, pending release by the Parole Board, or return to the Department of Corrections.


 

On Tuesday, 39-year-old Jeremiah Jones was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a female victim in the 900 block of E. 9th. Jones was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was charged with 3rd degree Domestic Assault.


 

Sedalia Police met Knob Noster Police at the Pettis-Johnson County line on Highway 50 on Tuesday to transfer a prisoner wanted on a Municipal FTA warrant on an original charge of speeding through a school zone. 20-year-old James Stevenson III, of Warrensburg, was transported to the Pettis County Jail. He now has an Aug. 21 copurt date.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 22nd and New York around 9:30 Tuesday night. A computer check revealed that 24-year-old Haley J. Jones of Sedalia was wanted on a Johnson County warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a $150 cash bond.


 

On Tuesday at 4:48 a.m. Tuesday, a woman reported that her tires weere slashed sometime between 3:30 and 4:45 a.m. July 23. In addition, the inside of her car smelled like lighter fluid. There is one suspect.


 

On Tuesday night just after 10:30 p.m., a woman reported that her ex-boyfriend, 21-year-old Korbin M. Pointer Benn, punched her window while driving with her in the 2200 block of Clinton Road. The report stated that her windshield was shattered. The suspect was later locater and he admitted to causing the damage. Benn was issued a summons with an Aug. 21 court date.


 

On Tuesday night around 11:45 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a car stop on a vehicle with improper registration at 1100 South Limit. The odor of marijuana was coming from the car, according to a report. 19-year-old Zachary T. Pulliam of Sedalia was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was issued a Municipal summons with an Aug. 21 court date.


 

On Wednesday at 1:59 a.m., Sedalia Police took custody of Taylor M. Steele at the Johnson-Pettis county line at 50 & Route FF. Steele was taken to the Pettis County Jail. She now has an Aug. 21 court date.


 

On Wednesday at 4:02 a.m., a man reported that his bedroom window was shattered by a piece of wood in the 700 block of W. 2nd. There is one suspect.


 

On Wednesday, Pettis County deputies took a theft report in the 4200 block of West Main, where several items were stolen from a vehicle parked there.

Randy Kirby