Sedalia Police Reports For August 14, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
On the morning of August 13th, an unnamed complainant came to the Sedalia Police Department and reported that their brother inappropriately touched their two daughters. It is unknown at this time when or where this occurred. An initial report was taken and provided to the Investigations Unit.
Thursday morning, Lisa Carter reported her adult daughter missing. Carter said her daughter has a substance abuse disorder and has recently mentioned she was in fear of her life. Carter said the last time she saw her daughter was on the evening of August 11. At the time of the report, the daughter's location isn't known, so she was entered into a statewide database as missing.
Officers responded to the area of East Broadway and South Ohio for a report of subject in the roadway Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the subject, Timothy L. Davis, 43, Homeless. Davis was given instructions to stay out of the roadway and then left the area. A short time later, several calls were received via 911 about a subject in the roadway, and it appeared he was trying to be struck by a vehicle. As Officers got to the area, the subject ran into Central Bank. Davis was located and placed on a 12 hour Protective Custody Hold.
Thursday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the 700 block of East 5th for a possible trespassing complaint. After investigating the incident, it was determined the incident was more of a civil issue. No enforcement action was taken.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of West Broadway and South Kentucky Thursday afternoon in regard to a subject check. In the process of the call, Officers found a subject with a felony warrant out of Pettis County. Jacob C. Astor, 28, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. The warrant was for Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree and held a bond of $7,500 cash or surety.
Early Thursday morning, Officers received information about a suspect being in a vehicle near 4th and Quincy. Officers made contact with the two subjects inside of a red Dodge Ram in the 1000 block of West 4th. After further investigation, marijuana, methamphetamine, and other related paraphernalia was located in the vehicle. Stephanie Danielle Curry, 36, of Sedalia, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana. Officers ran the male suspect's information and he showed an active felony Failure to Appear warrant for Tampering out of Pettis County. Johnathan Glenn Johnson, 35, of Sedalia, was arrested on the warrant and charges of Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Dangerous Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Distribution/Delivery of a Dangerous Drug are being sent to the prosecutor. Bond on Johnson's warrant was set at $25,000 cash or surety. Both Curry and Johnson were placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges.
Officers performed a traffic stop on a gray Ford Taurus for disobeying a stop sign at Heck Avenue and South Limit. A passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of 5 grams of marijuana. James J. Lutjen, 19, of Sedalia, was issued a municipal court summons with a court date and released from the scene.
Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police spoke with Kathleen Hughes at the Police Headquarters in reference to a theft. Hughes stated that her power of attorney, the suspect, stole $23,122 from her since May of 2017.
Officers were dispatched to the Housel Park in the 200 block of East Howard Street in reference to an assault Thursday evening. Officers arrived and located an unnamed victim, who had been assaulted and was bleeding from his head and unconscious. Officers and medical personnel from PCAD and Sedalia Fire tended to the victim. The victim eventually came around and refused any and all treatment. He was released to family.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1800 block of West 10th in reference to a medical call Thursday morning. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a subject who was unresponsive and without a pulse. The Officers started CPR until Sedalia Fire and the Pettis County Ambulance District arrived on scene and continued CPR and other life saving measures. After almost 40 minutes, PCAD was not able to revive the subject. The subject was pronounced dead, and no foul play was suspected. The Pettis County Coroner was contacted as well as the Heckart Funeral Home. The subject was transported to the Heckart Funeral Home.
Thursday night, Officers were called to the 1900 block of West Broadway for a domestic disturbance. From prior contacts, Officers were aware of an outstanding warrant for the male involved. The warrant was confirmed and the suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Jeremiah Jones, 40, Homeless, was being held posting the bond of $7,500 for Failure to Appear; original charges were Violation of an Order of Protection and Resisting Arrest.
Officers responded to the 1000 of East Broadway for a domestic disturbance in progress Thursday night. The subjects involved in the disturbance were contacted, and following the investigation a primary aggressor could not be determined. A 12 hour log was started to document the incident. The subjects separated for the night and no charges are being sought at this time.
Early Thursday morning, a car was observed failing to stop at the southbound stop sign at South Quincy and Broadway Boulevard. The car failed to maintain its lane several times before pulling into Taco Bell, where the traffic stop was initiated. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Carlos V. Newbill, 51, of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, the Bothwell Regional Health Center, and the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold. Charges of felony Driving While Intoxicated, Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign, and Improper Lane Usage are being sought.
Wednesday night, Officers observed a subject walking out of a business in the 2100 block of West Broadway who was recognized to be a subject with a Pettis County warrant. William A. Savage, 38, of Sweet Springs, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on the warrant for Failure to Appear, original charges of Possession of Marijuana. Savage's bond was set at $250 cash only.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 500 block of East 4th in reference to a theft that recently occurred Thursday night. Contact was made with Michael B. Shukers, who is seeking charges. Suspect information was gathered. Damages totaled about $400 and value of the items stolen was around $1300.
Officers responded to the McDonald's restaurant in the 3100 block of West Broadway in reference to a hit and run property damage call Thursday night. Officers spoke with the employee, Arianna Walker, who stated that someone hit the digital menu board with their vehicle and then drove off, causing damage to the screen. There is no suspect information at this time.
Thursday afternoon, Zoila Olivia Paola Azurdia Montenegro contacted the Police Department to report an incident that occurred around August 5th. The complainant reported that she believed someone cut the pipes under the sink in her house. The pipes leaked water, causing damage to the floors inside the residence. The complainant wished to have a Police report for documentation.
Sedalia Police responded to the 200 block of Osage Avenue for a property damage report involving city property. On arrival, Officers spoke with the Sedalia Public Works Director, who reported someone damaged locks at the Sedalia Waste facility, located at 27882 U Highway. It is unknown at the time of the report if any items were removed. A suspect has not been located.