Sedalia Police Reports for Afternoon March 16, 2020
Sedalia Police were called in response to a domestic disturbance in the 1300 block of S. Osage Ave at about 7 p.m. Sunday evening and after being called by one of the people involved, 39-year-old James L. Farnsworth was taken into a 24-hour hold. After which, charges of third degree domestic assault were filed.
Around noon on Sunday, police were called in response to an attempted use of a fake $50 dollar bill. The cashier that received the bill kindly handed it back and the individual's associate used a card to pay. After those involved left, the police were called and they quickly caught up to those in question. The suspect explained where the bill was obtained but no further actions have been taken.
35-year-old Kyle James Bryant was arrested Sunday morning for failing to appear in court. The subject was transported to Pettis County Jail with a new court date set for April 1. His bond was $200.
Police were called Sunday morning to the 800 block of E. 4th St on report of violation of a protection order and property damage. 30-year-old Eric Shane Koons was arrested for violation of protection order and 2nd degree property damage and taken into custody on a 24-hour hold.
Saturday evening, TJ Maxx at 3105 W. Broadway, reported a theft from the business. A loss prevention employee stated that the suspect came into the store, took a purse off the shelf and proceeded to fill it with jewelry before attempting to leave without paying. Store employees attempted to stop her, but she pushed past them and fled the area. At the time of the report, the female suspect was identified.
38-year-old Gregory Wilson of Sedalia was arrested for DWI, speeding and 2nd degree child endangerment early Sunday morning in the 800 block of S. Limit. After being pulled over, police noticed the smell of alcohol and the suspect failed a field sobriety test, after which he was transported to the police station where he blew above the legal limit of .08%, so he was booked and released to a sober driver.
Early Sunday afternoon, police performed a routine traffic stop for a broken license plate light and noticed the smell of intoxicants on the driver's breath. After an investigation, it was discovered that the driver had a suspended license and was under the influence, so the suspect was transported to the Sedalia police station where he was charged with DWI and with driving while suspended.