Sedalia Police reports 3-7-19

Sedalia Police responded to Sunset Motel, 3615 South Limit, at 2:25 p.m. March 2. According to a report, there were several subjects who shouldn't have been there. Two of those subjects were found to be wanted on felony failure to appear warrants, including 34-year-old David Tyrell Boggs, Jr., and 33-year-old Andrea Brown. Both were taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Early Tuesday morning just after 4 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to Motel 6, 3402 W. Broadway, on a trespassing call. According to a report, the front desk clerk asked a man to leave the property for harassing the staff. The suspect refused, but then stole of a piece of office equipment and fled on foot. He was later located and questioned about the incident. 34-year-old Gregsby Eugene Bell, Jr., of Columbia, was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending charges of 1st degree burglary and stealing.


 

A Sedalia man was arrested on Sunday evening after he was accused of choking a woman in the 200 block of South Quincy. 37-year-old Aaron C. Dare was later located and questioned about the incident. Dare was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of charges of 3rd degree domestic assault.


 

On Sunday morning just before 2:30 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance in the 1500 block of E. 3rd. According to a report, the victim said his girlfriend hit him in the nose with a baseball bat. The victim refused medical treatment, the report said. 45-year-old Jennifer R. Arndt was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


 

On Tuesday morning just before 9 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at Broadway and Beacon. One of the subjects involved was found to be suspended out of Virginia. 18-year-old Mario A. Ventura Jr., was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with an April 10 court date. A friend reportedly took control of the vehicle.


 

Sedalia Police took a property damage report in the 600 block of State Fair Blvd., on Monday morning. According to the report, the complainant said a subject she knows cut up about 30 articles of clothing, valued at between $500 and $800. The victim is willing to assist with prosecution.


 

McCarthy Toyota, 3110 W. Broadway, reported on Wednesday that a loaner vehicle that a customer was using while his car was being repaired, was never returned to the dealership. Multiple attempts to contact the driver were unsuccessful, the report said. The suspect is still at large.


 

Sedalia Police assisted the Department of Social Services, Children's Division, by taking photos in a child investigation on Wednesday.


 

On Wednesday afternoon, a citizen turned in a firearm to Sedalia Police that was found by an overpass near Cork 'n Bottle, according to a report. The weapon was inside a soft case.


 

Sedalia Police took a report of an attempted break-in in the 400 block of W. 5th. The report stated that someone damaged her front door while she was gone. Suspect information was given to police.


 


 

WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway, reported that a subject walked out of the store with $158.10 of merchandise without paying on March 1. Video footage of the incident was supplied to police.


 

WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway, reported on Feb. 28 they have video footage of a male stealing an item on Feb. 6, then returning it to the store for a fraudulent "refund" on Feb. 27.


 

WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway, reported on Feb. 28 that a male shoplifter fled on foot with stolen items, then got into a vehicle. Video footage was provided to police, and the suspect was identified and charges are being sought.


 

35-year-old Frances Jo Smither of Pettis County was arrested for stealing at Walmart, 3201 W. Broadway, on Feb. 28. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


 

On March 4 at 1:02 a.m., Sedalia Police located a stolen vehicle out of Blue Springs parked on the Staples lot, 3601 W. Broadway. The vehicle was towed.


 

On March  4, Sedalia Police took a report some a woman who said a male threw eggs on her 2011 Dodge Challenger in the 100 block of E. 32nd.

Randy Kirby