Sedalia Police reports 6-18-19

Two females were arrested on shoplifting charges at Walmart, 3201 W. Broadway, on Sunday afternoon. According to the report, they allegedly left the store without paying for $292 of items. 35-year-old Melissa S. Franken and 30-year-old Chasidy F. Perez, both of Sedalia, were taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


Sedalia Police, Sedalia Fire & PCAD responded to a house fire at 513 E. 13th on Saturday afternoon around 1:30. According to a report, four occupants of the house were able to escape. One dog was rescued from the building, while another did not survive. The house was deemed a total loss. The American Red Cross was contacted to assist the residents. A neighboring residence also sustained damage from the intense heat.


On Sunday, a man in the 800 block of S. Marshall reported that four aluminum wheels and tires were stolen from his yellow 2005 F-250. The wheels were valued at $1,000.


A Warsaw man was arrested for DWI on Saturday evening around 9:15. David Ewersmann, 27, reportedly gassed up at 1320 S. Limit, where management called police on an intoxicated subject. They caught up with him at Main and Limit. He was taken to the SPD, where it was determined that his blood alcohol content was three times over the legal limit of .08 percent. Ewersmann was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was later released to a sober person.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for following too closely at Broadway and Lamine Sunday just before 3 a.m. 19-year-old Angel C. Young of Warsaw, a passenger in the vehicle, had a Municipal warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $93.50 cash bond, with an August 14 court date.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for traveling 46 in a 35 mph zone at Broadway and Warren on Thursday afternoon. 31-year-old Kyle Wayne Wissman of Sedalia was found to be driving while suspended, with no insurance. He also failed to register with the DOR.


On Saturday at 11:57 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a car stop on a vehicle with no plates at Main and Winchester. 32-year-old Eduardo Guzman-Nunez of Sedalia, was found to have no valid driver's license. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a car with no front plate at South Limit and Heck Ave., Sunday at 1:40 a.m. 23-year-old Blaine R. Boersma of Pettis County was issued a summons for Aug. 14 after the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and a search was conducted. Boersma was charged with possession of marijuana.


Staples, 3601 W. Broadway, reported a theft on Sunday afternoon. A description of the suspect and vehicle were provided to police.


On Sunday, a man reported damage to his garage in the 1900 block of S. Grand after he returned from being out of town for several days.


On Saturday evening, Sedalia Police took a report in the 1500 block of W. Main. A detched garage was broken into, but nothing was taken.


Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance at Woods, 701 E. Broadway at 11:57 p.m. Sunday night. 43-year-old John A. Rickerson was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of meth. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail, with his court date to be determined.


Sedalai Police took a property damage report on Saturday night around 8:15. The caller said he saw two juveniles leave the area and later discovered $1,000 of damage.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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