Sedalia Police reports 10-21-19

Sedalia Police arrested Izaak H. Bartley of Sedalia at 3:30 p.m. Thursday after responding to a sexual assault involving a 13-year-old victim that occurred on Scott Joplin Court. After an investigation was completed, Bartley was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold and charged with statutory rape, 1st degree statutory sodomy and 3rd degree child molestation.


On Thursday night just after 8 p.m., Sedalia Police attempted to conducted a traffic stop near 808 E. Broadway. The vehicle failed to yield, and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The chase lasted about 10 minutes and covered several streets in central Sedalia. The driver abandoned the vehicle near 15th and Missouri and was not located by officers.


On Wednesday, Sedalia Police responded to a call of a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed with subjects hanging out the windows near 32nd and Park. A license plate number was given to police and the driver, a juvenile, was later contacted and issued a citation for C&I Driving, with a court date of Nov. 20.


Three people were arrested for stealing at WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway, on Friday morning after 5 a.m., including 33-year-old Juanita R. Paxton of Sedalia, 40-year-old David W. Paxton of Sedalia, and 45-year-old Jerry Wayne Mullins of Smithton. Paxton was also charged with possession of methamphetamine. Mullins was also charged with resisting arrest. All three were taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


Two people reported damage and theft from 842 Mitchell Road on Thursday. Two campers were broken into, causing a total of $2,590 in damage. A total of $1,050 in stolen items were taken.


Sedalia Police arrested 40-year-old Ismael Medrano after a traffic stop at Broadway and Missouri at 2:31 a.m. Friday on an FTA Municipal warrant for a traffic offense. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a $60 bond. He now has an Oct. 23 court date.


Sedalia Police responded to the 600 block of West 20th around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon on a call of multiple subjects arguing over a cell phone that led to pushing and hitting. Upon arrival, officers were unable to determine a primary aggressor, but a computer check revealed that 17-year-old Dajhia Douglas of Sedalia, was wanted on a Municipal warrant. She was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


On Friday, a woman in the 1500 block of Thompson reported that her debit card was used six times since May, resulting in $174 in unauthorized charges to her account.


Menard's 4400 Wisconsin Ave., reported a hit-and-run that occurred on their lot Friday evening around 7 p.m. According to a report, the occupants of the striking vehicle went inside the store and had staff page for the owner of the damaged vehicle, but then left the area without leaving any contact information.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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