Sedalia Police reports 4-11-19

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 55-year-old Brian D. Hunt of Warrensburg at 2:51 p.m. Thursday in Johnson County. Hunt was taken to the Warrensburg Police Department, where he was booked and released on charges of DWI and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway.


A Sedalia man reported a break-in at house house while he was sleeping on Tuesday morning. According to a report, he was awakened by intruders between 6:30 and 7 a.m. in the 2100 block of E. 7th. The suspects ran away when they realized someone was inside, but they got away with two of his medications.


Sedalia Police took a burglary report in the 1400 block of South State Fair Blvd., on Monday morning. According to a report, the break-in occurred between 5:30 Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday. Taken were several bottles of medications and some paperwork. There are no suspects.


Sedalia Police took a burglary report in the 1600 block of E. 7th on Tuesday. Taken were several firearms.


Sedalia Police responded to the 1200 block of S. Kentucky on a suspicious person in the alley just before 1 a.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival, it was discovered that an ATV was missing. K-9 Charlie was employed to track the path of the suspect and the ATV was later located and returned to its owner. The suspect was not located.


18-year-old Matthew P. Pierce of Pettis County turned himself in on a Pettis County warrant at the SPD, 300 W. 3rd, on Thursday just after midnight. His bond was set at $2500 cash or surety.


Sedalia Police responded to a theft-in-progress call behind 3110 W. Broadway at 12:37 a.m. Sunday. According to a report, a suspect was attempting to take items. The items were returned, and a trespassing charge is being sought against the suspect, who was unnamed in the report.


Sedalia Police responded to Crown Hill Cemetery, 701 N. Engineer, on a suicidal subject at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday. The person was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center, where they were admitted for treatment.


On Tuesday around 10:45 a.m., a 91-year-old as found deceased in the 2600 block of Bristol Lane. The person is believed to have died from natural causes, according to a Sedalia Police report.


Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check at Wood's, 701 E. Broadway, at 5:45 p.m. Monday, and found that 33-year-old Andrea Leslie Brown was wanted on two Pettis County warrants totaling $15,000 in bond money. She was taken into custody.


Sedalia Police took a theft report on March 29. According to a report, the suspect told the victim to buy two $500 gift cards and provide them with the information. The incident happened March 28.


Casey's General Store, 1601 E. Broadway, reported the theft of $15.99 of items from the business on Wednesday, April 10. There are suspects in the case.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 16th and Thompson Tuesday around 7 p.m. A computer check of the driver, 25-year-old Mariela Chavez Portillo, revealed she was wanted on a Municipal warrant for assault. Portillo was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 bond, and a May 15 court date.


33-year-old Andrea Leslie Brown of Sedalia was arrested and charged with 1st degree trespassing at 3201 W. Broadway, at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


On Tuesday night around 10:30 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a gold Jeep Wrangler at 16th and Moniteau for a defective headlight. A computer check revealed that the driver, 31-year-old Christian E. Griffard Garcia, had no valid driver's license. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a May 15 court date.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 5th and Grand at 8 p.m. Monday evening. A passenger in the vehicle, 40-year-old Billy Joe Hill, was found to be in possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. Hill was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the formal filing of charges.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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