Sedalia Police reports 11-13-19

Sedalia Police arrested 27-year-old T.C. Wright, III, after he was observed speeding through the Parkview Elementary School Zone on Friday afternoon doing 37 mph in a 15 mph zone. A computer check revealed Wright was wanted on a $100 Municipal warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail. Wright now has a Dec. 18 court date.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 1000 block of E. 13th on Saturday evening and arrested 41-year-old Serena Michelle Baskins on a Municipal warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a Dec. 4 court date.


 

On Saturday night after 11 p.m., a woman reported that someone threw a rock through a passenger window on her parked car at 9th and Engineer. The suspect vehicle left the area before the officer arrived.


 

On Friday night, Sedalia Police served a Pettis County inmate with a Pettis County warrant at 319 South Lamine. 35-year-old Amy Lynn Hilton of Boonville now has a new court date of Nov. 20.


 

On Friday night at 8:50 p.m. Sedalia Police arrested 42-year-old Crystal Gayle Johnson in the 1000 block of E. Broadway. She was wanted on four Municipal warrants with a total bond of $60. Johnson was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Friday evening, Sedalai Police conducted a warrant check in the 800 block of South Vermont and arrested 32-year-old Brennan L. Lomax on a Municipal warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $100 cash bond. Lomax now has a Nov. 27 court date.


 

On Sunday evening around 8 p.m., Sedalia Police arrested 26-year-old Justin K. Bryan in the 1500 block of South Stewart on an FTA warrant with a $44 bond. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail. He now has a Dec. 4 court date.


 

On Sunday around 5:30 p.m., Sedalia Police investigated a report of a dead body in the 300 block of W. 4th. No foul play is suspected and the Pettis County Coroner was attempting to contact next-of-kin.


 

On Sunday night just after 10 p.m, Sedalia Police arrested 19-year-old Gary Alan McKinsey, Jr., in the 700 block of North Grand. He was wanted on two Pettis County warrants and one Municipal warrant with a total bond amount of $1,100. McKinsey was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a Dec. 4 court date.


 

On Friday morning, Staples, 3601 W. Broadway, reported that a male entered the store and stole several electronics with a total value of $370.44. The suspect has not yet been identified.


 

Sedalia Police transferred a prisoner from Marshall Police at the Saline-Pettis county line Friday at 3:36 a.m. 34-year-old Christina Kaye Wiggins of Sedalia was wanted on a Municipal warrant with a $100 bond for drug paraphernalia. She now has a Dec. 18 court date.


 

WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway reported an incident on Nov. 6 in which a man picked up a child from a shopping cart without the parent's permission, then put his arms around the victim without their consent. The victim said she is willing to assist with prosecution. There is security video of the incident.


 

On Nov. 7, a man reported the theft of a small amount of cash and a set of keys from an unlocked car at 3406 W. Broadway. The car was parked near a business.


 

On Nov. 7, Sedalia Police arrested 38-year-old Andy Schultz in the 1500 block of E. 7th on a Pettis County warrant for 3rd degree assault after conducting a warrant check. Schultz was taken to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.


 

On Nov. 5, Sedalia Police responded to Urgent Care, 115 W. Broadway, in reference to a hit-and-run. The owner said someone struck the Empire gas meter at the rear of the building and left the area. Also damaged was a metal pole that was designed to protect the gas meter. Security video showed that the incident happened early morning on Oct. 27. The suspect vehicle was eventually identified and located on Nov. 6. The suspect admitted to police that he struck the pole and meter before leaving the scene. State charges are being requested.


 

38-year-old Misty Dawn Coffelt of Sedalia was arrested for driving while suspended after a traffic stop at 13th and Ohio on Nov. 8. She was issued a Municipal citation and released.


 

On Nov. 8, Sedalia Police responded to Burrell Behavioral Health on a disturbance call about a man inside waving a gun around. Investigation showed that the employees said he came inside to show them he found a BB gun on the ground. The gun was collected as found property, the report said.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 43-year-old David L. Dean of Otterville for driving while suspended and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at Jefferson and North Osage at 1:51 a.m. Nov. 9. Dean was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police responded to Galaxy Theater, 4104 West Main, for an assault report at 9:15 p.m. Saturday night. According to the report, the caller almost got struck by a vehicle in the parking lot after speaking with them about improper driving. The driver then attempted to hit her, then drove away. The suspect was gone by the time police arrived and the suspect has not yet been identified.

Randy Kirby