Sedalia Police Crime Reports for March 1, 2019
Sedalia Police reports 3-1-19
Sedalia Police responded to Econo Lodge Truman Inn, 3501 W. Broadway, on a disturbance call just after 9:30 Wednesday night. According to a report, contact was made with a male who had a Franklin County warrant for theft. After the warrant was confirmed, police arrested 33-year-old Joseph A. Markes. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and booked on a $500 cash bond.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired registration at Third and Engineer at 8:15 p.m. Thursday night. Both the driver and occupants had no driver's licenses. Police contacted the registered owner to come get the vehicle, and upon arrival, the owner was found to be wanted on a Municipal warrant for failure to appear. 34-year-old Christopher Scott Nevels of Pettis County was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 bond. He now has an April 17 court date.
Sedalia Police were called to Smith-Cotton High School, 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd., around 12:20 p.m. Thursday, on an assault report involving two students. The case has been referred to the Pettis County Juvenile Office for prosecution.
Sedalia Police were called to Probation and Parole, 205 Thompson, on a warrant check Thursday morning just before 11 a.m. A computer check revealed that 23-year-old Dayton W. Foster was wanted on a Saline County warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked on a $2,500 cash or surety bond. Foster now has a March 20 court date.
Sedalia Police and Sedalia Fire personnel responded to a dumpster fire at Open Door, 612 S. Hancock around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. The SFD quickly extinguished the blaze, the report said. Investigation is under way.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Broadway and Grand at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday night. A computer check revealed that 26-year-old Miguel A. Zaragoza of Sedalia was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. When asked to step out of the vehicle, Zaragoza refused, and was eventually forced out by officers. Zaragoza was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on the warrant. He was also charged with resisting arrest.
Sedalia Police responded to a trespassing call at 1:19 a.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of E. 7th. According to a report, the caller was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for possession of a controlled substance. 49-year-old Brenda Jean Warren of the same address was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $10,000 cash or surety bond. She now has a March 5 court date.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a stop sign violation at 4th and Moniteau at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday. A subsequent search revealed marijuana inside the vehicle. 38-year-old Peter Engman was issued a Municipal summons and released from the scene with a March 27 court date.
On Tuesday afternoon around 2:20 p.m., McCarthy Toyota, 3110 W. Broadway, reported that a loaner vehicle was not returned from a customer after several days of no contact with them. The vehicle was later located at 5:44 p.m. in Warsaw. McCarthy was notified and they arranged to have the car returned to the dealership. No charges were being sought in the case.
A Sedalia man was treated for a diabetic episode at Brick Front Grill, 3007 W. Broadway, around 10 p.m. Thursday night. According to a report, the man was treated at the scene by PCAD. He then refused transport, and a friend took him home.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop just before 2 a.m. Friday in the 1200 block of S. Stewart. According to a report, the driver showed signs of intoxication. After field sobriety tests were completed, police arrested 41-year-old Travis C. Bell of Sedalia. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with DWI, persistent offender.
An investigative traffic stop on Thursday night led to the arrest of a Sedalia woman. 28-year-old Jalane L. Brake was taken into custody at 4th and Gentry, and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was charged with Driving While Suspended in Missouri just before 11:30 p.m. She was booked and released with an April 10 court date.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1600 block of W. 18th at 6:50 p.m. Thursday on a domestic disturbance, but after investigation, no one was arrested. The female caller was contacted and the male involved in the dispute had already left the residence to return to his primary residence, the report said. Both subjects claimed they were slapped, pushed and pulled by the other. No injuries were reported and no arrests were made, the report concluded.
Sedalia Police took a property damage report from a man at 5:06 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Lafayette. The man said someone spray painted his vehicle overnight. There are no suspects.
Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of E. 2nd just after 9 p.m. Thursday. A computer check of one subject at the residence, 31-year-old Wesley Adam Franken, revealed he was wanted on three Pettis County warrants. Another subject at the residence, 34-year-old Jessica K. Wissman, was wanted on two Pettis County warrants. Franken was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $27,000 cash or surety bond. Wissman was also taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $1500 cash or surety bond, and a $1,000 cash bond.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for improperly-displayed front plates at Third and Kentucky just before 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. According to a report, 26-year-old Enrique S. Canseco of Sedalia was found to be driving while suspended. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. His court date was to be determined.
Sedalia Police check on two people underneath the Washington Street Bridge just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to a report, one of them, 53-year-old Jeffery L. Waters of Sedalia, was wanted on a $150 Pettis County warrant. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail.