Sedalia Police reports 4-30-18

Sedalia Police arrested 20-year-old Brendan P. Hofheins of Sedalia after a traffic stop at 16th and Devin Drive around 8 p.m. Sunday night. According to a report, the officer could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A subsequent search revealed a green, leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Hofheins was issued a Municipal summons and released.


Richard B. Waters of Sedalia was arrested for shoplifting a box of Hostess doughnuts, valued at $2.09, from BreakTime, 318 W. Broadway, around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening. He was later located as a passenger in a vehicle during a traffic stop. Waters was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. He was also issued a trespass warning for BreakTime.


Sedalia Police arrested 23-year-old Devin Dmitri Riley of Sedalia for Driving While Intoxicated after receiving a call from management about an intoxicated driver at BreakTime, 318 W. Broadway, around 1:30 a.m. Monday. Riley was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. His vehicle was towed from the scene by Don's Truck Towing.


Sedalia Police arrested 56-year-old David E. Buckner of Sedalia at 6th and Lafayette at 3:23 p.m. Thursday after an officer conducted a subject check. According to a report, a consent to search revealed a cigarette pack in his right rear pocket containing three clear plastic baggies that contained a white, rock-like substance believed to be crack cocaine. While attempting to arrest Buckner, he resisted and tried to flee on foot. At that point, the officer deployed his taser and the suspect was then successfully taken into custody. Buckner was taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Felony Resisting Arrest.

Sedalia Police arrested 25-year-old Tyler Rusk of Sedalia after officers responded to a traffic complaint at Broadway and Limit Saturday afternoon. According to a report, a woman told dispatch that her ex-boyfriend was trying to ram her vehicle and that she has an ex parte against him. The boyfriend (Rusk) was later stopped by police near Broadway and Warren. The full order of protection was verified and Rush was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


On Saturday afternoon, a woman reported finding a purse and a pistol magazine in her backyard in the 1300 block of Arlington. The owner of the purse was later located, but did not wish to make a police report. The pistol magazine was placed into safe keeping.


On Thursday just before 1 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a report of a man walking in the street in the 4100 block of W. Main, impeding traffic. A computer check of the man revealed that 27-year-old Randy Ray Reed of Sedalia was wanted on two Pettis County warrants -- one with a $3,500 cash or surety bond, and one with a $1,500 cash or surety bond. He was also arrested for shoplifting after it was discovered he had $97.55 of stolen items from Wal-Mart, 3201 W. Broadway.


Sedalia Police arrested 19-year-old Malik Antonio Sistrunk of Sedalia after a traffic stop on a white Dodge Caravan at 16th and Quincy at 9:30 a.m. Friday for disobeying a stop sign. Sistrunk was a passenger in the vehicle. He was wanted on two warrants -- one was a Municipal warrant with a $300 cash bond, and one was a Johnson County warrant with a $350 cash bond. Sistrunk was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a June 6 court date in Sedalia.


Sedalia Police responded to a verbal disturbance in the 1300 block of S. Ohio on Thursday around 5:30 p.m. One of the subjects was arrested. Gerardo M. Madrigal, 34, was wanted on five warrants. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail. His bond amounts were $50 on a Municipal warrant and $560 on a Pettis County warrant. Madrigal had not posted bond at the time of the report.


On Sunday, a man reported the theft of his rifle from his pickup in the 1500 block of W. 5th. The rifle was valued at $1,000. There are no suspects.


Sedalia Police arrested 31-year-old Jonathan W. Ayers of Sedalia last Wednesday in the 200 block of South Stewart. He was wanted on six warrants with a total bond amount of $6,130.50.


Sedalia Police are investigating the theft of a vehicle stolen from the 900 block of Arlington last Tuesday night. The victim said the car, valued at $3,000, was locked at the time and he has the only key in his possession. The vehicle has not yet been located and there are no suspects in the case.


The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 36-year-old Lindsey M. Watkins of Sedalia at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Pettis County. Watkins was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance (meth), unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, driving while revoked, and was also wanted on a Pettis County warrant and a Morgan County warrant. Watkins was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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