SPD crime reports 5-5-17

Sedalia Police arrested Judith Leigh Denney, 50, after officers responded to the 1300 block of South Ohio on a disturbance with weapons Thursday morning around 11:30. According to the report, the victim's G/F showed up at his apartment under the influence of narcotics & began destroying things inside. The suspect then grabbed a large claw hammer and threatened him with it. She then barricaded herself inside his bathroom. Police were able to make entry into the home and into the bathroom and place Denney under arrest. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with 3rd degree Domestic Assault, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, 2nd degree Property Damage & Resisting Arrest.


Christina Hope Horn, 24, Sedalia, was arrested on multiple charges after police made a traffic stop on a green Pontiac Gran Am around 4 p.m. Wednesday for improper registration. Horn was allegedly in possession of Schedule 4 drugs, Driving While Suspended and wanted on a Probation Violation out of Pettis County. She was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $1,000 cash bond.


Sedalia Police took a report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in the 600 block of North Quincy Wednesday night around 10 p.m. involving three suspects. No arrests have yet been made as the time of the report.


Police took a report on Thursday of a rape that allegedly occurred on Albright Court. According to the report, the suspect is known to the victim, and is willing to prosecute. No arrests were made at the time of the report.


Sedalia Police arrested Joshua David McAlister, 22, on 1st degree burglary & theft charges after he allegedly stole items from Wood Supermarket on Thursday afternoon. He was located at Mill and Pettis with the items. He was being held in the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. The items were valued at $17.17.


Chad William Marcum, 21, Sedalia, was arrested for discharging a firearm within city limits after police responded to a report of a man pointing a rifle at passing motorists on Thursday in the 300 block of W. 7th. The weapon, which turned out to be an air-powered BB rrifle, was seized and Marcum was issued a summons. He now has a court date of May 17.


Police arrested Dreyvin Jaquelynn Deleshull, 20, for shoplifting at Big Lots on May 3. On May 4, the suspect came to the SPD, 201 W. 2nd and was issued a summons. She was one of two females who allegedly left the store without paying for items. Deleshulll now has a May 17 court date.


On Thursday morning, John C. Finley reported that someone backed into his garage at his business at 1604 S. Moniteau. There are no suspects in the hit-and-run case at this time.

Austin Ray Shelledy, 19, Sedalia, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on a gold Honda Accord at 16th and Kentucky just after 11 a.m. Thursday for not stopping before the white line at a stop sign. According to the report, the officer smelled marijuana coming from the car. A field sobriety test was conducted, and Shelledy was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Municipal charges are being sought.


On Wednesday, Destinie Thornton reported a strong-armed robbery to Sedalia Police that occurred in the 1400 block of E. 13th. According to the report, Thornton was drinking with two people she knows, when one of them reached into her purse and removed $300 in cash. She tried to stop them, but was punched in the face and they walked off. There were no arrests made at the time of the report.


Sarah Michelle Hartley, 25, Sedalia, was arrested after a traffic stop on a blue Monte Carlo at 14th and Ohio April 30. Hartley was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released. Her court date is to be announced.


On Wednesday, Lee Curtis James reported the theft of several items from his house in the 700 block of E. 14th. According to the report, the items were stolen between Feb. 29 and April 5 while he was in the process of moving. Taken were two TVs, a cell phone and five dish receivers.

Randy Kirby
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