Sedalia Police Reports for August 15, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
Monday night, Officers responded to the 1000 block of East 3rd Street for reports of a disturbance. When Officers arrived, an investigation was completed, and a subject was placed under arrest. James L. Hedrick, 62, of Sedalia, was arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the 1st Degree (two counts), Unlawful Use of a Weapon (Exhibiting), a second count of Unlawful Use of a Weapon (Possession While Intoxicated), Armed Criminal Action, and Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Hedrick was taken to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold.
Sedalia Police responded to the 900 block of West 32nd Street to investigate reports of a civil issue Monday evening. The caller, Lesya Boyko, believed her car window was broken by flying debris from a lawn mower. The owner of the vehicle requested a report for documentation.
Officers responded to the 600 block of North Quincy Avenue for a report of a potential domestic disturbance that had occurred Monday night. The investigation was conducted by Officers, and it was determined a domestic assault had occurred. The suspect was located nearby in the area of North Grand Avenue and North Prospect Avenue. Cowan Dean Sorenson, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested for Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Sorenson was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold.
Monday evening, Officers were dispatched to the alleyway in the 900 block of West 11th Street for a report of a subject in the alley that had warrants for their arrest. Officers located the subject, confirmed his identity, and found that he did have an active Pettis County warrant on charges of felony Tampering with a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree. Richard L. Kohrs, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested on his warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Bond for Kohrs was set at $7500 cash or surety.
On the afternoon of August 10th, Officers responded to the 800 block of East 13th Street for a report of stolen property. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with the reporting party, who stated that when she woke up, her Xbox gaming console was stolen. The reporting party, and another witness, who was present in the house, gave statements identifying the possible suspect, who is an acquaintance that frequents the home. A report was submitted.
Monday morning, Officers responded to the 1800 block of South Warren Avenue for a report of a disturbance. Contact was made with a male subject, who reported that a female subject had assaulted him. The suspect fled from the scene before Officers arrived, and was not located. The victim had some minor injuries, but refused to go to the hospital. Charges will be submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor.