Sedalia Police attempted a traffic stop on black SUV at 24th and Washington on May 2, but the vehicle failed to pull over, and a short vehicle pursuit ensued. Information on the driver and SUV was obtained, and the pursuit was terminated. The info was passed onto Pettis County units, which was later located the vehicle on Water Works Road. The driver was not located and paperwork was being submitted to the state prosecutor requesting charges of driving while revoked and resisting arrest.


 

Sedalia Police attempted to make contact with 42-year-old Bobby J. Moore in the 1100 block of E. 13th on May 3, but he refused to come to the door. A search warrant was obtained and officers forced entry into the residence. Moore was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. He was wanted on five Municipal warrants. His total bond amount was $600. He now has a June 12 court date.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at Broadway and Hancock May 6 around 9:50 p.m. and arrested 34-year-old Ashley A. Stoney. She was found to be driving while revoked. She was also wanted on three probation violations. Stoney was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released on the DWR charge, but held on a $3,000 cash bond and a $2,500 cash or surety bond for the warrants.


 

Sedalia Police responded to a call of gunshots in the area of 3rd and Missouri May 4 just after 7 p.m. A suspect was identified, but not located. Investigation is under way.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at Main and Park Sunday night just before 8 p.m. A search revealed a meth pipe with meth inside the driver's pocket, according to a report. 28-year-old Eric W. Brown was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.


 

Sedalia Police took a report on Sunday afternoon from a woman in the 400 block of Buckner Court, who said that she witnesses a male walk on top of her car, damaging it. The report added that she captured the incident on video and posted it to Snapchat. Charges of 1st degree property damage are being sought against the suspect.


 

Walmart, 3201 W. Broadway, reported that a suspect that was trespassed from the store in July of 2018 returned to the store April 17 and stole $101.57 of merchandise. The suspect has been identified and charges of stealing are being sought.


 

On Monday morning, Sedalia Police took a theft report from a juvenile in the 500 block of W. 18th who said that he left his 9 mm Ruger LC9DS pistol in his vehicle overnight, and when he returned in the morning, it was gone.


 

On Monday just before 7 a.m., Lisa Marie Thompson, 44, reported that someone threw a landscape brick through her windshield overnight in the 1800 block of S. Osage, causing $200 of damage. A computer check revealed that Thompson was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. She was then taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $250 bond.


 

On Monday, Sedalia Police took a report from a woman who said she placed a $500 cash payment in a drop box outside a doctor's office at 1716 W. 11th and the office said later they never received it.


 

Casey's General Store, 1601 E. Broadway, reported that a woman passed two counterfeit bills to make a $25 purchase on May 2. The suspect has not yet been contacted.


 

On April 25, a woman reported that someone signed up for utilities in her name in the 200 block of W. 10th from July 30, 2014 to Nov. 25, 2014, running up a $631.19 bill.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 16th and Ohio on April 29. Two occupants were arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, including 51-year-old Paul Douglas Fontenot and 32-year-old Renea Elizabeth Boone. Both were taken to the Pettis County Jail, where they were booked and released.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 7th and Kentucky on May 2 on a vehicle with expired plates. The driver, 39-year-old Haydee Pintor was wanted on a Municipal warrant for a traffic offense. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $60 bond.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a red F-150 with plates that checked to a 2000 Chevy at 11th and Kentucky May 1. A computer check revealed that 54-year-old Gerald William Behr was wanted on a Municipal warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 cash or surety bond. Behr now has a June 5 court date.


 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 35-year-old Rachel L. Riley of Sedalia at 5 p.m. Tuesday in Pettis County for driving while suspended. She was also wanted on a Pettis County warrant. Riley was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Pettis County deputies took a theft report in the 6600 block of E. 32nd on Tuesday.

Randy Kirby