On Sunday (March 10), Sedalia Police responded to Best Western hotel to conduct a warrant check. The suspect left Best Western but police located him in a vehicle a short distance away near 32nd Street and Clinton Road. Two Sedalia warrants and two Pettis County warrants were confirmed for the suspect, 39-year old Gary D. Spradley. Police arrested Spradley and took him to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $9,160.00.


Also on Sunday, Sedalia Police arrested 35-year old Leslie M. Kimbrell at Best Western after conducting a warrant check. She had a Parole Violation warrant. Kimbrell was taken to the Pettis County Jail, with no bond.


Late Sunday night (March 10), Sedalia Police conducted a vehicle check at American Inn, located at 1217 S. Limit Ave. The driver, 30-year old Zachariah P. Harlan was found to be revoked. Police also discovered marijuana and paraphernalia on Harlan. An occupant in the vehicle, 38-year old Stacy L. Belle, was found to have methamphetamine and a meth pipe in her purse. Harlan and Belle were both taken to the Pettis County Jail.


On Saturday (March 9), Sedalia Police took a report that someone had caused damage to a vacant property in the 1000 block of W. 3rd Street. Officers arrived and found that a window had been broken out. The suspect, 19-year old Nathan Alexander Ethridge, was stopped a few blocks away and reportedly admitted to breaking the window. Ethridge was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail for Trespassing and Property Damage. The value of the damaged window was placed at $300.00.


On Friday (March 8), Sedalia Police responded to Equity Bank, 920 Thompson Blvd, for a theft report. An employee told officers that a male subject entered the bank and started a checking account where he deposited a check. According to the report, the subject then took $637.88 cash from the account and left the bank. The subject's name allegedly showed up as flagged from other area banks for account abuse. An inquiry was made to the originating bank and it was determined the check had been stolen and was insufficient. Charges of theft and forgery are being investigated. No other details were available in the report.


On Friday (March 8), Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 600 block of W. 4th Street for a report of a man squatting in the one of the apartments and harassing tenants. When police arrived, the suspect would not open the door and refused to state his name. The landlord was called and arrived on scene, telling the man to leave, which he refused. The landlord then went into the apartment and the suspect reportedly pointed a 9mm pistol at him and slammed the door on the landlord's foot. Everyone then backed away from the door and authorities set up a perimeter around the building. Officers talked to the subject, identified as 40-year old Damon M. Gordon, for about twenty minutes and he eventually came out unarmed. The gun was collected as evidence and Gordon was arrested for 3rd Degree felony Assault, Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Concealable Weapon and Trespassing.


On Thursday night (March 7), Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Gentry Ave and W. Main Street for a vehicle with tail light out. A computer check revealed the driver, 30-year old Raymond Charles Berry Jr., had a Saline County warrant. A police K-9 unit also alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from the vehicle and a search reportedly revealed that Berry was in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and placed on a twenty-four hold in the Pettis County Jail, pending formal charges.


On Saturday (March 9), Pettis County deputies arrested Mary Elizabeth Brockman, of Sedalia, on two Pettis County warrants. One warrant was for felony resisting arrest, while the other warrant was for misdemeanor resisting arrest and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Brockman was taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a total bond of $42,500.00.