Sedalia Police reports 6-17-19

On Friday around 8:15 p.m., Sedalia Police were called to the 1600 block of W. 9th on a disturbance with weapons. According to a report, 26-year-old Tyler Rusk Nelson was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. A search warrant was also obtained for evidence. A firearm, ammunition, drugs and paraphernalia were located inside the residence. Nelson was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, three counts of felony possession of drugs, three counts of possession of drugs with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of assault and two counts of armed criminal action.


 

Pettis County Jail

Sedalia Police responded to the 500 block of Sunset Drive at noon Friday on a disturbance with weapons. According to a report, the suspect had a kitchen knife and was refusing to let people leave. There were also three children at the residence. 31-year-old Scovern Cameron Norris was asked to drop the knife by officers and he refused. He then took a female hostage inside the residence. Tasers were deployed and Norris was taken into custody and transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center, where he was cleared for confinement. He was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was charged with 2nd degree assault, 2nd degree kidnapping, unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest, 4th degree assault and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.


 

Pettis County Jail

On Sunday at 2:04 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance in the 700 block of W. 11th . According to a report, a male assaulted a female, and prevented her from leaving to get help. 24-year-old Dexter Erwin Cramer was arrested and charged with 2nd degree assault and tampering with a witness. Cramer was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


 

On Friday around 1:30 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired registration at 24th and Lafayette. A computer check revealed that 20-year-old Heaven Marie McCue was driving while suspended. She was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released with a July 17 court date.


 

On Friday at 10:28 p.m., Maribel Madrid reported her car was stolen from 14th and Vermont. The car, a 1999 Kia Spectra, was valued at $1,000. It was later located and recovered by Pettis County deputies on Hall Road on Saturday. The vehicle had been burned. Another report indicated that Maribel Madrid, 37, was arrested on a Municipal warrant at 11th and Moniteau at 10:51 p.m. Friday night. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $60 bond. She now has a July 10 court date.


 

Two people were arrested after Sedalia Police conducted a subject check at 5th and Thompson Avenue Saturday evening. According to a report, around 10:20 p.m., 34-year-old Jessica A. Wissman was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, while 35-year-old Samuel Aaron Bartlett was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon (knife). Both were taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On June 13, a woman reported her dog was attacked by another behind the 700 block of E. 15th. According to a report, the woman's juvenile daughter tried to intervene and was bitten by the dog at large. The dog's owner was later located and the attack dog was taken by Animal Control to the shelter.


 

On June 14 at 3:18 a.m., Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 2000 block of W. 14th. According to the report, a power washer was taken from the bed of the victim's truck.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no working license plate lights and also for an improper turn at 12:58 a.m. Friday. One of the occupants was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 19-year-old Nikki Lynn McCown was arrested, as well as two other occupants – 20-year-old Destiny Nicole Archambault of Sedalia, and 27-year-old Johnathan B. Rogers of Otterville. Archambault was a minor in possession, while Rogers was in possession of drug paraphernalia.


 

36-year-old Michael Ray Fritchey of Warsaw was arrested at Casety's General Store, 16th and Grand, on Friday around 11:30 p.m. A computer check revealed Fritchey was wanted on a Benton County on a charge possession of Amphetamine. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

The Sedalia Senior Center, 312 S. Washington, reported a burglary to police on Friday. The theft occurred between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday night, according to a report. A total of $89.01 in cash was taken from the locked building, as well as some food from the kitchen.


 

38-year-old Cody Frank Lappat of Sedalia was arrested and charged with driving while revoked after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a silver Cadillac with expired plates Saturday around 7:20 p.m. at 24th and Kentucky. Lappat was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with an Oct. 2 court date.


 

30-year-old Barry Simmons was found to be driving while suspended after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a silver Mercedes at 5th and Grand around 11:30 p.m. Friday. Simmons was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


 

On Saturday morning, Sedalia Police arrested 41-year-old Donovan Sims of Sedalia at 205 Thompson Road on a Pettis County warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail. His bond was $2,000 cash or $2,500 surety.


 

Sedalia Police took a report in the 900 block of Westwood on Friday afternoon. Items were taken from an unlocked vehicle, including a vape and WIC documents, with an $85 estimate.


 

On Friday, a woman reported finding a flashlight and a pry bar in her yard in the 2400 block of Woodlawn Drive. The items were placed into found property by SPD.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 36-year-old Joseph E. Fore at the Missouri State Fairgrounds at 10:22 p.m. Friday. According to a report, Fore was found sleeping. He was wanted on a felony parole violation warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.


 

On Saturday around 11 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to a 911 hang-up. According to a report, a man said the mother of his child wouldn't let him leave. The female claimed the man choked her. The female had marks on her neck and arms, the report said. The suspect was not located, but charges are being submitted to the prosecutor.


 

On Saturday, Sedalia Police arrested 29-year-old Kevin W. Schneider of Smasal Road on a Municipal warrant after a traffic stop at Main and Vermont on a gold Mazda. Schneider was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a $60 bond. His court date is July 10.


 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 25-year-old Edgar Lemus Rodriguez of La Monte at 9:50 p.m. Sunday in Pettis County. He was charged with DWI and Speeding. Rodriguez was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.

Randy Kirby