Shawna M. Davidson came to the Sedalia Police station on the evening of March 31. Davidson reported that a phone had been found by her son in the area of 16th and Kentucky earlier in the day.  Police were unable to identify the owner, so the phone was placed into evidence as found property.


In the early morning hours of April 3, Officers were dispatched to a disturbance at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Upon arrival, several hospital staff were controlling a subject who had become aggressive towards staff and refused to leave when asked. The subject, Malcolm L. Briscoe Jr., 29, homeless, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on 24-hour hold. A request for charges of Peace Disturbance, Trespassing, and Resisting Arrest has been submitted.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Park Wednesday morning to assist in an accident investigation.  During the investigation it was determined the driver, Gonzaldo Lucas Medina, 33, of Sedalia, was intoxicated. The driver refused to participate in the investigation.  Medina was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released, pending charges of Driving While Intoxicated.


Pettis County Jail-Howerton
Pettis County Jail-Howerton

Officers observed a vehicle driving slowly down 16th street and make an improper turn onto South Hancock Avenue in the early morning hours of April 1. The officer knew the driver to have a suspended driver's license. A stop was conducted on the vehicle near 15th and Hancock. When officers made contact with the driver, they could smell the odor of intoxicants. The driver, Thomas D. Howerton, 48, of Sedalia, was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for a blood draw.  Howerton was then taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released, pending charges for Driving While Intoxicated and Driving with a suspended license.


Thursday night, Sedalia Police were called to the 1500 block of South Barrett in regards to a disturbance. When officers made contact with the caller, they said another resident was extremely drunk and breaking things in the house.  The suspect, Cecil Glen Keller, 27, of Sedalia, was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was arrested, transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for a fit for confinement check and then to the Pettis County Jail to for a 12-hour hold.


Pettis County Ambulance, Sedalia Fire, and Sedalia Police were called to the 3500 block of John J. Housel Drive for a report of a juvenile who had stopped breathing Thursday morning. When officers arrived, the juvenile was not breathing and did not have a pulse. Officers began CPR with the fire and ambulance departments. After a few minutes, the juvenile began to breathe on his own and his pulse returned.  The juvenile eventually regained consciousness and was transported to a hospital by the Pettis County Ambulance.


Friday morning, a subject reported a missing wallet to the Sedalia Police Department.  The victim, Jarrett Wells, provided a possible suspect who was contacted and not in possession of the wallet. The wallet and contents were listed as stolen.


Sedalia Police took a report of theft Thursday evening of a red in color "Baby Jogger City Select" double stroller that occured in the 700 block of West 4th street.  The theft occurred between 7:10 and 7:20 that evening. Later that night, the stroller was located in the 1200 block of South Lamine and returned to the owner, Kaitlyn E Kehde. The stroller is valued at $500.


Thursday evening, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 3000 block of South Limit for a report of theft. The caller stated that two suspects just stole two side by side scooters. The caller stated that a third suspect is still on the scene. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with one of the suspects, Chelsea Knowles, 31, of Warsaw, and later placed her under arrest for tampering. One of the stolen side by side scooters was located abandoned in the area of F Highway.


Thursday afternoon, Officers were called to the 2600 block of North Woodlawn for a report of violation of a court order. Upon arrival Officers made contact with the caller, who stated she has an ex-parte against her son. The caller stated that her son has called her 15 times today and left multiple messages. Charges are being pursued against the suspect for violation of a court order.


Pettis County Jail-Brookfelt
Pettis County Jail-Brookfelt

On Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of South Ohio Avenue in reference to a building check. When officers arrived, contact was made with a code enforcement officer, who stated someone was residing in a nearby vacant building. Entering the building, Officers made contact with a male subject who was detained. Mark A. Brookfelt, 25, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail and charges are being sought of Burglary in the 2nd degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


A theft report was made Thursday afternoon at the Sedalia Police Department.  Gabriela Galvan of Sedalia reported that the license plate from her trailer was missing.


Thursday morning Officers responded to the intersection of Missouri Avenue and Broadway Boulevard in regards to property damage. Upon arrival, Officers met with a city employee who said that the freshly poured concrete for the sidewalk had been vandalized. The value of the damaged property is set at $800.


Wednesday morning an Officer was dispatched to the lobby of the Sedalia Police Department in reference to property damage. The victim, Rebecca M. Davis, said a suspect had egged and tagged her office windows.


Thursday morning Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of 16th street in regard to a burglary not in progress. Speaking to the property owner, Martin Eaves, it was determined that items were stolen from the scene, valued at $205. An investigation is ongoing.


Sunday evening, Police were dispatched to the 400 Block of East 6th street for a report of something burning in an alley. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with the subject, Freddie E Sisemore the 3rd, who was burning leaves in his backyard. Sisemore stated that he had spoken with the Fire Department and they told him he could burn the leaves.  The Fire Department later arrived on the scene and the suspect began cursing at the Fire Fighters, telling them to get off his property. Sisemore was then issued a Municipal Court Summons for Failure to Obtain a Burn Permit.


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