Sedalia Police Crime Reports for October 1, 2019
Sedalia Police reports 10-1-19
Sedalia Police arrested 54-year-old Jeffery L. Waters after responding to a disturbance in the 100 block of West Broadway around 6 p.m. Saturday. According to a report, Waters allegedly walked onto the victim's porch and demanded food. When the victim refused, the suspect assaulted him. Another person tried to stop the fight and was also assaulted by the suspect. One of the victims then struck the suspect in the head with a ceramic pot, causing a severe laceration. The suspect was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for medical treatment, then on to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. Waters was charged with 4th degree assault and 1st degree trespassing. He was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on Sept. 24 after observing a Mercedes swerve from one lane to another, and roll through a stop light at Main and Missouri. Tiffany Elizabeth Harrell of Greenwood was arrested at 11:13 p.m. and charged with careless driving and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. She also had two young children in the car with her, and was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Harrell was taken to the Pettis County Jail.
61-year-old Bonnie S. Sandifer was arrested by Sedalia Police after responding to the 1500 block of South Harrison on a domestic violence call around 10:30 Sunday night. According to a report, Sandifer threw a cinder block onto the victim's foot during an argument. The suspect admitted to the act, according to the report. Sandifer was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, and charged with 2nd degree domestic assault.
On Saturday at 8 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at Broadway and Grand where a pole was struck. According to a report, the suspect switched drivers and left the scene. A witness later identified the suspect and Reginaldo Cholom-Cacao was arrested in the 1300 block of W. 16th. He was found to be intoxicated and registered over a .08 BAC at the SPD. Cholom-Cacao now has a court date of Oct. 16.
On Sunday night just after 11 p.m., Sedalia police conducted a traffic stop at 14th and Prospect on a vehicle bearing a plate that belonged to another. A computer check revealed that the driver, 23-year-old Charity Shyayne Marie Card of Sedalia, was driving while revoked. Card was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and issued a citation for driving while revoked.
On Sunday, Sedalia Police took a property damage report from a woman who said someone threw a chunk of concrete at her car in the 300 block of W. 5th , causing $500 of damage.
On Sunday, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired plates at Broadway and Ohio around 11:30 p.m. A passenger in the vehicle, 34-year-old Joshua James Millsap of Cole Camp, was found to be wanted on a Pettis County probation violation. Millsap was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was held without bond.
Sedalia Police arrested 19-year-old Austin Tyler Gillespie in the parking lot of the Sedalia Police Department, 300 W. 3rd, after he turned himself in on Sunday night. Gillespie of Sedalia was wanted on a $60 Municipal warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail with an Oct. 9 court date.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired plates at 16th and Grand on Monday at 1:10 a.m. An occupant in the vehicle, 55-year-old Gerald William Behr, was wanted on a Municipal FTA warrant. Behr was taken to the Pettis County Jailk with a $60 bond and $60 bond. He now has an Oct. 9 court date.
Sedalia Police arrested 21-year-old Daquon Dwayne Ervins of Otterville after conducting a traffic stop for speeding at Main and State Fair Blvd. A computer check revealed Ervins was wanted on a Municipal warrant with a $100 bond, and a Pettis County warrant with a $287.50 bond. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.
On Saturday, a woman reported that her vehicle, parked in the 200 block of E. 2nd, was struck by an unknown vehicle, which then left the area.
Car Mart, 3303 S. Limit, reported the theft of two vehicles from their lot which occurred Sept. 28. Video surveillance shows two suspects running onto the lot just before unlocking and stealing the cars. The vehicles have not yet been located, and the suspects are at large.
On Sunday morning, a woman reported the theft of her 2011 Chevy truck from the 1100 block of Ware Avenue overnight. According to a report, officers located the vehicle at Leroy Van Dyke Drive and Mitchell Road. The truck was then returned to its owner.
51-year-old Hadley Coy Cook of Sedalia was arrested in the 1400 block of W. 11th on Sunday. Cook was wanted on two FTA Municipal warrants. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $120 bond, with an Oct. 9 court date.
On Saturday, Sedalia Police took a theft report form Arthur J. Sims, Jr., who said that his snow blade was stolen from his shed sometime between Sept. 23 and 28. The on Sunday, Sims reported that someone forced entry into his detached garage and gathered several items, but then apparently left without taking anything, for some reason. A vehicle was also damaged on the property and a license plate was taken from it.