This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Early Wednesday morning, Sedalia Police observed a subject walking in the roadway with a sidewalk available. Officers recognized the subject and knew he had a Pettis County warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Trespassing. A warrant check revealed he had an O/R bond. Timothy L. Davis, 43, Homeless, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail on the warrant.


 

A traffic stop was initiated on a car at South Montgomery and East Broadway for no right tail light Wednesday morning. A DOR and Warrant check of the driver and occupant found that the occupant had a $187.50 cash only bond through Pettis County. Martha Leticia Granados, 23, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on a Failure to Appear warrant on an original charge of Operating a Vehicle on a Highway with No Valid License.


 

Tuesday night, a traffic stop was conducted in the 2800 block of South Kentucky. Following an investigation, it was determined that the suspect vehicle was not licensed and the plate on the vehicle was improperly displayed. The license plate was seized and will be returned to the Department of Revenue.


 

A car was stopped at West Broadway and South Park Avenue for no front plate, improper registration, and expired plates Tuesday night. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was too intoxicated to be driving. Drae L. Marcum, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated. Marcum was then transported to a hospital, and then transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated, pending release to a sober person.


 

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 900 block of West 5th for a report of found property Tuesday night. Rick D. Jensen reported he had retrieved several credit cards that appeared to be valid from a dumpster in the area. All items were placed into property pending contact with the owners.


 

Tuesday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Mazzio's restaurant in the 1600 block of South Limit Avenue for a report of child abuse. Contact was made with the complainant, who stated that a suspect had punched a child in the face. Contact was made with the suspect, the child, and witnesses, who all advised nothing more than discipline occurred. There is no evidence of a crime at this time.


 

Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of West 2nd in regard to Children's Division needing assistance for one of their investigations Tuesday afternoon. In the course of interactions, Officers found a marijuana pipe in the house containing both burnt and fresh marijuana. The pipe was seized for destruction, and no charges were filed in relation to this.


 

Tuesday afternoon, a bicycle was reported abandoned in the 1600 block of East Broadway. Ownership of the bicycle isn't known, so the bike was transported to the Police Department for safekeeping.


 

A report of theft was made in the lobby of the Sedalia Police Department Tuesday afternoon. Officers met with William WC Long, who stated several items totalling $11,214.00 were stolen from his residence in the 300 block of West 10th Street. At the time of the report, a suspect has not been located.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the Casey's store in the 700 block of West 16th for a warrant check Tuesday morning. Officers made contact with the suspect. A computer check through dispatch confirmed her to have an active warrant through Pettis County. Original charges were on Fail To Stop For Steady Red Signal At Crosswalk and Operating a Vehicle On a Highway Without A Valid License. Stephanie E. Buckner, 28, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where her bond was set at $150 cash only.


 

Monday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the 1700 block of West 3rd for a violation of a court order. Officers arrived and confirmed a court order was in place and had been served. Oscar Diaz Padilla Jr., 22, of Sedalia, was arrested without incident and transported to the Pettis County Jail for a charge of Violation of Term Exparte/Full Order of Protection. Padilla was booked and released pending formal charges from the prosecutor's office.


 

On the afternoon of August 17th, Ruby Schnell reported a theft from the 500 block of West 5th Street. Schnell reported she was displaced from her home due to a July 2020 fire and the home was unsecured. Between the date of the fire and August 14th, someone entered the home and stole approximately $500 in items. At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.


 

Monday afternoon, Officers responded to the area of West 7th and South Harrison Avenue for a report of a disturbance in the street. A computer check of the subject involved revealed a city of Sedalia Failure to Appear warrant with an original charge of Driving While Suspended. His bond is set at $100 cash only. A search incident to arrest led to the finding of drug paraphernalia. Zachary L. Denny, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported on his warrant, and placed on 24 hour hold. State charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia are being requested.