Sedalia Police reports 12-4-17

Sedalia Police arrested Amanda N. Popp, 28, Lincoln, after a traffic stop near Gate 12 of the Missouri State Fairgrounds at 8:27 p.m. Sunday. A computer check revealed Popp was suspended out of Missouri and also wanted on a Pettis County warrant. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 bond.

On Sunday just before 9 p.m., Sedalia Police were called to 3806 E. Broadway on a robbery call. According to a report, the victim was hit in the face with an object. The victim then jumped out of the car and ran to a business to call 911. The suspect then drove off in his car westbound into Sedalia. A second vehicle pursued the suspect car. Police then engaged in a short pursuit. The driver then crashed the car, then fled on foot before being apprehended by officers. The second was car was never located, the report said. The suspect, 27-year-old Kevin L. Collado of St. Jo, was arrested, taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with 1st Degree Property Damage, 1st Degree Robbery, Resisting Arrest and Tampering With a Motor Vehicle.

On Monday at 3:20 a.m., Sedalia Police assisted the Sedalia Fire Department on a call that involved a fully-engulfed vehicle behind 669 E. 3rd. A 2000 Infiniti i30 was totally destroyed in the fire. A report said the car was reported stolen from 207 E. Massachusetts earlier in the evening. There are no suspects in the case.

On Friday afternoon, Erica Grant reported the theft of her TV from her apartment in the 200 block of S. Grand while she was away.

On Friday, Priti Bhakta reported the theft of a $3,000 water heater from the Truman Inn property, 3501 W. Broadway. According to a report, the theft occurred between Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

On Saturday afternoon, Cory A. Reiley, 27, Sedalia, was arrested in the 300 block of E. 13th on three warrants – fish and wildlife violation, drug possession and failure to register as a sex offender. Reiley was taken to the Pettis County Jail and booked.

Jamie L. Cook, 23, Sedalia, was arrested on a Pettis County warrant after Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 6th and Ohio on a red Chevy Cobalt Sunday at 5:18 p.m. Cook was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 cash bond.

On Saturday (Dec 2), Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of 2nd Street and Park Ave. in reference to a burglary report. A subject was reportedly seen in a building behind the residence. Officer made contact with the suspect and victim. The victim said no one was allowed in the building. A search reportedly found a syringe that tested positive for methamphetamine. The suspect, 23-year old Jacob L. King, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, pending state charges of 2nd Degree Burglary, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Friday (Dec 1), Sedalia Police were dispatched to Motel 6, located at 3402 W. Broadway to assist a State Trooper with detained suspect. According to the police report, the suspect had two Pettis County warrants. The suspect, 34-year old Lesley Marie Kimbrell, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a total bond of $9,500.

On Friday (Dec 1), Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 1900 block of S. Grand Ave. Police say the suspect, 40-year old Shannon Marie Ivy, had a Pettis County warrant for Driving While Revoked. Ivy was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $3,500.

On Thursday (Nov 30), Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 400 block of W. Morgan Street. The suspect, 57-year old Tina Y. Cole, reportedly had a felony drug-related warrant from Pettis County. Cole was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a $5,000 bond.


On Sunday afternoon, Zachary T. Pulliam reported the theft of his jacket and cell phone from 4401 Wisconsin.


On Sunday around noon, Burger King, 1101 S. Limit, reported that someone entered the restaurant and stole a soft drink. When the suspect was confronted by staff, he threw the drink at the victim, striking them in the head, causing pain, according to a report.


On Sunday morning, Sedalia Police arrested Mary Josephine Sawyers, 30, after a traffic stop for failure to signal at Broadway and Winchester. According to a report, a passenger in the vehicle was wanted on three warrants and was also charged with two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Sawyers was taken to the Pettis County Jail and booked on five charges.


On Sunday afternoon, an officer observed a white scooter turn in front of him, then go west on Broadway at Osage, then stop at Fav Trip, Broadway & Kentucky. The officer contacted the driver of the scooter, who was not wearing a helmet while she was driving. According to a report, she grabbed the helmet from the floorboard between her feet after she was contacted and said she "forgot to put it on." A computer check revealed that 25-year-old Chelsea N. Byrd of Sedalia was revoked in Missouri. She was then arrested and issued two summons -- one for no valid operator's license and one for not wearing a helmet while operating a scooter on the roadway.


On Saturday, Sedalia Police contacted Ron J. Ditzfeld, 305 Curry Drive, to notify him his 2006 Ford F-250, valued at $15,000, was recovered by Kansas City Police. According to a report, his pickup was stolen between 5:30 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday. Furthermore, Ditzfeld was apparently not aware his vehicle was stolen until contacted by Pettis County Sheriff's deputies. The KCPD recovered the truck and added that a suspect was in custody for crimes committed in Kansas City.


On Saturday just after 8 a.m., Break Time, 318 W. Broadway, reported a $10 gas drive-off. According to a report, a couple drove up and the female driver entered the store to buy a drink, but claimed she forgot her money and returned to the vehicle to get some. In the meantime, the male passenger pumped $10 of fuel. They then both left the area without paying for the drink or the fuel.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby


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