Just after 8:00 Sunday evening (Jan 22), Sedalia Police officers attempted a traffic stop in the area of 6th Street and Del Whi Mo Avenue. Prior to the traffic stop, the license plate was run through a computer check, and the vehicle had been reported stolen. However, instead of stopping, the suspect sped off and officers pursued. The suspect got out of the vehicle in the area of 6th Street and Carr Avenue. The suspect was not located at that time, but the stolen vehicle was returned to the owner.

Around 9:45 Sunday night (Jan 22), officers noticed a subject, in the area of Lamine Avenue and Main Street, who matched the description of a man who was a suspect in a stolen vehicle pursuit. The subject was irate and yelling. Sedalia Police officers arrested 22-year old Joshua David McAlister and transported him to the Pettis County Jail. On the way to the jail, McAlister threatened to kill police officers, when he got out. McAlister was placed on a 24-hour hold, pending state charges of making terrorist threats.

Around 3:40 Sunday afternoon (Jan 22), Sedalia Police officers responded to the 300 block of South Engineer Avenue, in reference to a domestic assault. Prior to officers’ arrival, the suspect had left the scene, but was soon located. The suspect, 33-year old Joel Mason Burrows, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, pending the filing of formal charges for 3rd Degree Domestic Assault.

On Saturday (Jan 21), officers responded to ABC Storage at 1326 West Main Street, in reference to a theft. Someone had taken two paintings and two boxes of miscellaneous items. The value of the missing items was placed at $6,500. There were no further details listed in that report.

On Saturday (Jan 21), officers took a report of a missing vehicle in the 1600 block of Honeysuckle Road. The victim stated his yellow 2006 Chevy Colorado was missing from his driveway. The value of the vehicle was placed at $11,000. There are no suspects at this time.

On Friday (Jan 20), officers took a burglary report that had occurred at the apartment complex at Brianna Blvd. The burglary allegedly occurred while the victim was at work. Missing was $150 cash, a knife, a Bluetooth speaker, and a debit card. The total value of the missing items was placed at approx. $610. There are no suspects at this time.

Sedalia Police
Randy Kirby

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