39-year-old Sedalia man arrested Monday night during a traffic stop

At 7:22 Monday night Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at Howard and Randolph with an owner known to have active warrants. Upon contact with the driver the warrants were confirmed. A subsequent search of the vehicle also produced drug paraphernalia. Police arrested the driver, 39-year-old Christopher Gardner Sr. and transported him to the Pettis County jail on 24-hour hold, with a total bond of $2850. The police report also states a female passenger identified as 23-year-old Chelsea Gardner of Sedalia was found to have a controlled substance, methamphetamine in her possession, and was also placed on 24-hours hold in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.

Traffic stop nets Sedalia woman on multiple charges early Sunday morning

Sedalia police conducted a traffic stop at 2:20 Sunday morning, on a vehicle with non-functioning brake lights. The police reports after initiating the stop the driver, and passenger switched seats causing the vehicle to swerve into a ditch. Upon contact with the driver, 28-year-old Amanda Martz of Sedalia she was found to be revoked. At the time of the police report Martz was on 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail pending charges of driving while revoked, careless driving, resisting arrest, and operating a vehicle without brake lights.

Suspect sought in an assault incident at Eastside Bings saturday night

At 9:10 Saturday night Sedalia police investigated an assault on an employee at the Eastside Bings Store. According to the victim he had escorted a suspect out of the store after the refused to put a shirt on. The suspect reentered the store a short time later, and assaulted the employee according to the police report. The incident is under investigation, and the suspect is being sought.

Male and female  arrested at the Sedalia Wal-Mart store Saturday morning on theft charges

According to a Sedalia police report 52-year-old Gregory Carlock, and 25-year-old Ashley Galindo of Sedalia were arrested at the Wal-Mart Store here in Sedalia around 10:30 Saturday morning for reportedly taking $45.53 in merchandise from the store without paying for it. The report states Carlock was also found to be in possession of marijuana. At the time of the police report carlock was in the Pettis County Jail pending $1063 in bonds, while Galindo was booked and released with a court date.


At 12:29 Sunday afternoon a victim in the 600 block of West Cooper reported her wallet was stolen from her home a short time earlier. there are no suspects at news time.


Sometime over the weekend according to a police report someone knocked a mailbox off of its post in the 3300 of South park. There are no suspects.


Around noon Sunday a female victim came to the police station to report harassing text messages, and voicemails from someone she knows. The incident is under investigation.