Sedalia Police Reports For August 14, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
Close to Midnight Sunday night, Officers made contact with a subject on a bicycle in the 1200 block of South Wagner Avenue. After an on-scene investigation, one female subject was arrested for an outstanding Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Trespassing in the 1st Degree. April Danielle Peterson, 33, of Sedalia, is charged with felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Tampering With Physical Evidence, Introduction of Contraband into a Jail Facility, Resisting Arrest, and Operating a Bicycle on the Street Without a Front Facing Lamp. Peterson was held pending a cash only bond of $203.50 on the FTA warrant. There was no further information in the narrative.
Sunday morning, Officers responded to the 300 block of Colonial Court in reference to a theft. Troy D. Schneider stated some items were taken out of his vehicle. Officers investigated the incident, and found other victims of attempted theft. At this time, the suspect has not been identified.
Officers responded to the 1600 block of Heck Avenue Sunday morning in reference to a domestic disturbance. A male and a female subject were identified. Both advised Officers they were involved in an altercation. Neither of the subjects had injuries. No primary aggressor could be determined on scene. A 12-hour domestic violence log was made, and the incident was documented in a report.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle they observed swerving and failing to maintain the right half of the roadway last Wednesday morning. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Jeremiah John Komorowski, 38, of Warsaw, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs – Prior Offender). Komorowski was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw, and then to the Pettis County Jail, to be booked and released.
Sunday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East 11th Street in reference to property damage and harassment. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Crystal Burton. Burton stated a suspect had harassed her and damaged her car the previous day. No arrests have been made at this time.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1400 block of South Carr Avenue Sunday night in reference to a domestic assault. Officers contacted the reporting party. She stated her son came home and assaulted her. Officers located the male subject in the residence and arrested him. Isaac M. Mosier, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested for felony Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Mosier was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on a truck that was failing to maintain its lane while speeding in the area of East Broadway Boulevard near South Summit Avenue. During the investigation, it was determined the driver did not have a license, and was also intoxicated. Jose Castelan Reyes, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway Without a License. Reyes was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC to be above 0.08. Reyes was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Sunday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle they observed failing to maintain the right half of the roadway on Thompson Avenue and East 9th Street. During the investigation, it was determined the driver was also intoxicated. Byron Augusto Tipaz Chiyoc, 52, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Chiyoc was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC to be above 0.08. Chiyoc was issued a UTT for DWI and released.
On the evening of August 11th, Officers were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center in reference to an illegal substance. When Officers arrived, security surrendered two containers that contained illegal substances. The containers were placed into evidence for destruction.
Saturday afternoon, Officers took a theft report from Heather Hockaday. Hockaday reported a phone was stolen in the 2200 block of South Ohio Avenue. There was no further information in the report.
Officers responded to the 1800 block of South New York Avenue Saturday afternoon in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers were able to identify and speak with both parties. Officers were unable to determine a primary aggressor. A 12-hour log was made for documentation.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of South Marvin Avenue for a report of found property. Upon arrival, Officers met with Tyler R. Saunders. Saunders stated he found a wallet in the grass. Officers attempted to contact the wallet’s owner, but was unable to reach him. The wallet was collected and placed into found property.
Sedalia Police responded to the 800 block of East 13th Street to investigate a reported disturbance Friday afternoon. Officers met with Hollie Richards. Richards stated that someone known to her had shown up to her residence, and when she wouldn’t let him in, he began pounding on the door. The inner door window trim was knocked loose. The suspect had left prior to Officer’s arrival. The previous week, Richards reported a violation of a court order. She stated she has an ex-parte against her ex, and he has been sending messages on Facebook. Charges of Destruction of Non-City Property are being sought as well as charges for Violation of a Court Order.
Officers were conducting a traffic stop in the 1500 block of South Moniteau Avenue Sunday morning when they made contact with someone who had a warrant for their arrest. Brian Keith Mumby, 43, of Sedalia, was arrested for his Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant on an original charge of Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway While Suspended. Mumby was transported to the Pettis County jail to be booked on the warrant pending a cash only bond of $60.00.
Saturday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 3800 block of West Broadway Boulevard for failing to maintain its lane. The driver was found to have a suspended driver’s license. Ryan M. Miller, 41, of Clinton, was arrested for Improper Lane Usage and Driving While Suspended. Miller was released on scene with a summons to court.
Friday evening, Officers responded to the 800 block of East 4th Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers were able to identify and talk to both parties. They were unable to determine a primary physical aggressor. A 12-hour log was made for documentation.
Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Walgreen’s store, 801 South Limit Avenue, in reference to a found property report. An employee found a small bag of methamphetamine that was dropped in the store. The bag was taken to the Police Department, where it was properly disposed of.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Broadway Boulevard late Friday night on a vehicle that was known to be driven by a subject who was known to have a suspended driver’s license. The subject was driving the vehicle with a dealer plate to avoid registration requirements. The subject was uncooperative, and refused multiple directives to exit the vehicle. The subject eventually exited the vehicle and was arrested. Anthony Lamar Melton, 35, of Pembrook Illinois, was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold. Charges of Driving While Suspended and felony Failure to Register as a Sex Offender have been submitted to the Prosecutor against Melton.
Friday afternoon, Officers responded to the intersection of West 3rd Street and South Missouri Avenue in reference to an injury accident. Upon arrival, Officers met with all parties involved. They then learned one of the drivers had two warrants for their arrest out of the Camden County area. Katie M. Hilburn, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested on her two Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Failure to Register A Motor Vehicle and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Hilburn was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a bond of $150.00 cash and $82.00 cash or surety.
On the afternoon of August 8th, Officers were dispatched to a hit and run accident in the parking lot of the Thompson Hills Shopping Center. Stephanie M. Carpenter stated a suspect vehicle backed into her vehicle prior to leaving without exchanging any information or stopping.
Friday morning, Officers responded to the 700 block of East 9th Street in reference to a theft. Kimberly Sue Busing reported one of her license plates was stolen from her vehicle. A suspect has been named, and the license plate was entered as stolen.