Sedalia Police reports 3-23-18

Three people were arrested at 1701 S. Kentucky early Thursday morning after officers were called to the area at 1:49 a.m. when subjects were seen tampering with two vending machines. Three subjects were later stopped in a vehicle seen leaving the area who matched the description by the caller. Arrested were 33-year-old James E. Riga (homeless) and two residents from Warsaw, 19-year-old Shyenne M. Long and 50-year-old Robert E. Stockstill. Riga and Stockstill were both charged with two counts of property damage, while Long was wanted on two Benton County warrants, one of which was a probation violation. All three were taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of formal charges. Damage to the machines was over $750, according to the report.


On Friday at 1:46 a.m., Sedalia Police were called to 10th and Limit, where the victim said an argument occurred earlier and resulted in the suspect throwing the victim's cell phone out the window of the car, busting the screen on the lot of Bandana's, 2909 W. Broadway. Police later arrested 22-year-old Alexa Reanna Mathis in the 1300 block of S. Carr. Mathis was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


On Wednesday, Comfort Auto Sales, 108 W. 16th, reported that someone attempted to enter the business on the north side, causing $15 of damage. There were also two dealer tags missing, valued at $100. There is one suspect in the case.


On Thursday morning, James Spellmeyer reported a hit-and-run that occurred sometime between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday at 208 S. Engineer. Video footage from a nearby business showed a tan or bronze SUV back into his vehicle and leave the area southbound. According to the report, the victim is willing to prosecute.


On Thursday night at 10:20, police observed a woman walking down a dead-end road in front of Arnwine Construction, 200 S. Marvin. A computer check of the subject revealed that 30-year-old Christina Marie Carlock of Sedalia was wanted on a Municipal warrant. She was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $50 bond and an April 4 court date.


On Thursday, Robert Wisler reported a hit-and-run that occurred at 701 E. Broadway. According to a report, witnesses were able to get a good description of the driver, suspect vehicle and a plate number and pass the information on to Sedalia Police. The victim is willing to assist with prosecution.


Sedalia Police arrested Paul John Schraml, IV, at 16th and Grand at 9:43 p.m. Thursday after a traffic stop on a white Chevy truck for expired Kansas plates. During the stop, the officer noticed Schraml was in possession of marijuana. He was issued a court summons and he now has a May 2 court date.


On Wednesday morning, RCL Wiring reported that someone stole copper wiring from their scrap bin and took it to the building next door. According to a report, the suspect left behind some personal belongings.


On Thursday afternoon, a blue purse that was found in the middle of the road by E-Street Bar, 1201 E. 3rd, was turned in to Sedalia Police. Attempts to contact the owner were unsuccessful, and the purse was placed into evidence at the SPD.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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