On Sunday at 4:02 a.m., Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle, but it failed to stop and fled out of the Sedalia city limits. Another officer made contact with the registered owner who lives on East Seventh Street and discovered the vehicle was stolen sometime between 1 and 3:44 a.m.


 

On Sunday at 6:48 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a subject check on a pedestrian at 16th and Missouri and discovered 36-year-old Jennifer Catherine Fitzpatrick of Sedalia was wanted on a Texas County warrant for stealing. She was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a subject check on a pedestrian at Break Time, 808 E. Broadway, at 10:50 a.m. Sunday and discovered 21-year-old Barry J. Monteer of Sedalia was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. Monteer was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $235 cash bond.


On Sunday, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 1:11 a.m. at South Limit and Liberty Park Blvd. According to a report, the driver stepped out of the vehicle, and meth fell from him. Investigation revealed that the passenger also had meth concealed on him. Arrested were 20-year-old Michael D. Ward of Windsor and 21-year-old Korbin M. Pointer Benn of Marsh. They were both taken ot the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Saturday, a woman reported the theft of her purse from her vehicle in the 1300 block of E. 5th while parked at her home. The theft occurred around 4:30 p.m.


 

Sedalia Police took a report from a woman in the 900 block of Olsen Road who said someone charged $640 to her account at Sedalia businesses. There were no arrests.


 

Sedalia Police charged 20-year-old Jameriah L. Alexander of Sedalia with 3rd degree assault shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday at Cooper and Stewart after responding to a domestic assault call. According to a report, Alexander bit a male. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Saturday, at 8:45 p.m., at 318 W. Broadway, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop. A computer check revealed that 34-year-old Bradley James Bottcher was wanted on a drug-related Pettis County warrant. Bottcher was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $7,500 cash or surety bond.


 

Sedalia Police responded to a loud noise complaint at 6:11 a.m. Saturday at 1st Street Terrace and Gentry. One of the occupants of the vehicle, 32-year-old Joseph Kulian, was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $2,500 cash or surety bond.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 50-year-old Charles Ray Lane in the 1800 block of S. Sneed at 12:55 a.m. Saturday after he allegedly struck his wife. She left the residence, while he remained and was later arrested and charged with 2nd degree domestic assault.


 

On Saturday, Sedalia Police took a property damage report from a man who said his vehicle was keyed in the 1400 block of South Prospect. The suspect, 41-year-old Andrew Jones of Sedalia, was located and arrested. Police say he was slightly intoxicated at the time and refused to admit to the damage. Jones was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Saturday just before 9 p.m. at 16th and Collins, 33-year-old Amber Leigh Vanalstine of Sedalia was arrested on two warrants after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop for failure to stop at a stop sign. Vanalstine was a passenger in the vehicle. She was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for $7500 and a Texas County warrant with no bond. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police stopped a car at Main and State Fair Blvd., that ran a red light at Missouri and Main Saturday around 11:30 p.m. A computer check revealed that 25-year-old Dejuray M. Hester of Sedalia was wanted on a Moniteau County warrant. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $160 bond.


 

On Friday night, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop around 11 p.m. at 3rd and Barrett on a vehicle that failed to signal. The driver, 31-year-old Tandra Ann Neighbors of Sedalia, was found to be driving while suspended. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


 

On Friday night around 10:40 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a truck with a brake light out at 2nd and Prospect. The officer noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. According to a report, a passenger in the vehicle, Laparis G. Moore of Sedalia, attempted to conceal marijuana in his pants, and ignored commands from the officer to get his hands out of his pants. Moore was handcuffed and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked for possession of marijuana and released.

Randy Kirby