Sedalia Police reports 3-22-18

On Tuesday night, Sedalia Police arrested 28-year-old Zachariah C. Sparks of Pettis County after conducting a traffic stop for improper registration at Limit and Liberty Park Blvd., around 8:30 p.m. He was charged with Driving While Revoked, Failure to Register With the DOR and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility. Sparks was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


Sedalia Police arrested 22-year-old Deandrea A. Willis of Sedalia on a Pettis County warrant Tuesday afternoon around 12:34 p.m. at 5th and Vermont. Willis was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,500 cash or surety bond. He now has a March 27 court date.


Sedalia Police arrested 37-year-old Jason W. Johnson of Pettis County around 8 a.m. Wednesday at Plaza and Southwest Boulevard after he allegedly failed to stop for a school bus using its stop-sign arm. A computer check revealed Johnson was Driving While Revoked. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail. He now has an April 11 court date.


Sedalia Police arrested 61-year-old Thomas W. Knight of Sedlalia for Driving While Suspended after a traffic stop on a silver Ford 500 at 16th and Park for having a rear license plate light out at 11:58 p.m. Thursday. Knight was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a May 2 court date.


Sedalia Police arrested 46-year-old Duane Karman of Sedalia after conducting a traffic stop in the 600 block of E. 14th for a brake light out at 1:03 p.m. Wednesday. A computer check revealed he was wanted on a warrant and was also Driving While Suspended. Karman was taken to the Pettis County Jail with an April 28 court date.


Sedalia Police arrested 32-year-old Richard E. Shull of Sedalia after officers were called to the 300 block of McAnally on a report of domestic assault and property damage at 11:09 p.m. Tuesday. Shull was soon located nearby and taken into custody. He was charged with 4th Degree Domestic Assault and 2nd Degree Property Damage. He was placed on a 24 -hour-hold at the Pettis County Jail pending the filing of formal charges.


Sedalia Police responded to the 600 block of N. Engineer on a disturbance call at 11:09 p.m. Tuesday. According to a report, a 14-year-old girl assaulted her mother, who sustained minor injuries. The juvenile was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center ER for a mental health evaluation, then released to her mother, the report said.


On Tuesday at 10:07 p.m., a Sedalia Police officer recovered two plates reported stolen from an unoccupied vehicle at 3402 W. Broadway. The subjects who later exited the business claimed no knowledge of the stolen plates.


On Tuesday around 7:30 p.m. an employee of Caseys, 16th and Grand, reported that a subject entered the store, placed alcohol in his pocket, then walked out. When confronted, the suspect ran away. The investigation continues.


On Tuesday afternoon, an employee at QC financial Services, 818 S. Limit, reported that a male entered the business in June and filled out an application for a loan and was granted the money. The man has since defaulted on the loan and it was later discovered he forged the original paperwork.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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