Sedalia Police crime reports 6-2-17

Sedalia Police arrested Steven Jay Kimbrell, 46, and Michael James Maggard, 47, both of Sedalia, for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop for no turn signal at Broadway & Marvin at 10:42 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the vehicle also traveled in the turn lane for an extended period of time. During the traffic stop, a K9 search revealed the drugs. In addition, Maggard was charged with driving without a valid Missouri driver's license. Both were transported to the Pettis County Jail and later released with no drug charges being sought.


Jeremiah Adair Boatman, 40, Sedalia, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest after Sedalia Police responded to the 1100 block of E. 7th regarding suspicious activity in the area. The complainant said that a male brought bricks to his house, believing they were gold and wanted the complainant to hide them. Upon contact by officers, the suspect fled the area on foot. A short foot pursuit followed, and the suspect was later arrested. The report stated that the suspect said he ran because he had a controlled substance in his car. Boatman was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


Michael Anthony Baez, 34, was arrested Wednesday night in the 700 block of E. 9th and charged with two counts of 1st Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, two counts of Child Abuse, and one count of 2nd Degree Domestic Assault after Sedalia Police responded to that address on a civil standby involving a child custody exchange. Upon arrival, officers were informed that the children were intoxicated. They were then transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment. Officers then returned to the scene and arrested the suspect. Baez was transported to the Pettis County Jail and booked.


On Wednesday afternoon, Valerie Bloess reported the theft of several items from rental property she owns over the past three months. Items taken included guttering, a large awning and an old glider. There is a suspect in the case.


On Wednesday, Shannon Clark, Sedalia, reported the theft of a TV, valued at $378, from her home in the 400 block of E. 17th. The theft occurred sometime between May 19 – 30.


On Thursday, James W. Bohannon reported that someone shot out the driver's window of his vehicle with a BB gun sometime after 6:30 p.m. in the 500 block of W. 5th. Suspects are two juveniles who have been causing trouble in the neighborhood recently, according to the report.


Carolyn R. Wright, Sedalia, reported that a large pit bull mix bit her on the right forearm, causing a one-inch laceration, in the area of 9th and Engineer around 6:51 p.m. Wednesday.

Randy Kirby
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