Sedalia Police Reports For August 21, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Thursday evening, Officers were dispatched to the Walmart Store in the 3200 block of West Broadway for a theft report. The suspect, who was identified, left the store with over $300.00 in merchandise without paying. The suspect was not located and charges are being requested.
Early Friday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West 16th and South Missouri Avenue for a license violation. Contraband was located in plain view leading to a search. Robert A. Modrall, 40, of Leeton, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia and was arrested.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Rush Hour store in the 1300 block of South Limit, in reference to a subject refusing to leave the business Thursday night. On arrival, Officers made contact with the employees, who stated a subject had come into the business and was asked to leave due to previous incidents involving the subject. The subject became irate and began yelling at the employees while refusing to leave the store. Tyler K. Thomas, 32, of Sedalia, was located and arrested for Trespassing in the 1st Degree and Harassment in the 1st Degree.
Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East 2nd Street in reference to a property damage complaint late Thursday night. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with Carol J. Green, who said an acquaintance had kicked in her front door and damaged the door frame. Green estimated it would cost $300 to repair the door. The suspect was not located. A request for the charge of Property Damage in the 2nd Degree has been submitted to the prosecutor.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 2600 block of Wing Avenue in reference to a theft from a vehicle Thursday night. Maggie Ou told Officers that between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, a 2016 Mercedes Benz parked in the driveway had been ransacked. Two items were found missing, worth about $25.
In the early morning hours Thursday, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Limit for a moving violation. The passenger, Leah Kae Weaver, 25, of Sedalia, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, a used syringe, and a loaded handgun inside the vehicle. Weaver was arrested for felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the 800 block of South Crescent in regards to a theft. Gloria J. Long reported items were stolen between August 18th and the time of the call. The investigation is ongoing.
Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Stephenson Avenue for report of theft Thursday morning. Officers met with Steven S. Sobaski, who stated that someone had gotten into his unlocked vehicle overnight. Sobaski stated he was missing his Iphone, a phone charger, and a boat key.
Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to a theft from a motor vehicle and property damage Thursday afternoon. Terrance Cline reported the value of his stolen items to be $3400.
Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of East 16th Street for a report of theft. Upon arrival, Officers met with Tina L. Bailey, Michael S. Garrison, and Travis D. Garrison. They stated that a known suspect went through their house and stole several items from inside. The victims were missing Mickey Glass sets, clothing, and fishing gear.
Officers responded to the parking lot of the Dollar General store in the 700 block of East Broadway in regards to a hit and run accident Thursday afternoon. There were no reported injuries. Evidence was collected at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of South Ohio for a report of theft. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Raymond Ray, who stated that sometime between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday afternoon someone had stolen two bikes off of his front porch.
Officers responded to the Hobby Lobby store in the 4100 block of East Broadway in reference to a shoplifting in progress Wednesday evening. Officers were asked to stop a group of females, who had passed the registers and entered the vestibule, that had shoplifted items on this date and previously. During the investigation, $163 of unpaid merchandise was recovered. The females had also been reported to the Sedalia Police on another occasion for having shoplifted. Geri R. Ronsley, 17, and Litzy R. Bordas, 19, both of Marshall, and Kaitlin N. Butcher, 18, of Glasgow, were issued a summons for shoplifting and issued a trespass warning with a court date.
Thursday afternoon, Officers were sent to the 400 block of West Pettis in reference to a domestic assault. Officers were able to make contact with the victim, the suspect, and a witness. The victim had a minor injury from being struck by the suspect, who was using his closed fist. The witness stated he had seen the suspect strike the victim at least three times with a closed fist. Based on the witness and victim statement, Jeffery L. Waters, 55, Homeless, was arrested for Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Charges are pending prosecutorial review.
Officers were dispatched to the 2800 block of Wing Avenue in reference to a theft report Thursday morning. Mark A. Cooper stated that between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, someone had stolen items from his vehicle. The total value of items stolen was approximately $147.
Wednesday afternoon, Officers responded to McAnally Court in regards to a sex crime no longer in progress. The investigation is ongoing.
An Officer was dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft report Wednesday afternoon. Kennetha Haulcy was attempting to get help from the Cash App customer support, and while on the phone with them, they somehow took $989.00 from her account.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 500 block of East 4th Street for a report of a subject who refused to leave a house Wednesday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the subject and ran his information through Dispatch. Dispatch called and confirmed the subject had a no bond Probation Violation warrant out of Greene County on an original charge of Tampering With A Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree. James E. Chapman, 32, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Wednesday evening, Officers responded to the 100 block of West Cooper Street in regards to a civil standby and a disturbance no longer in progress. The disturbance was investigated, and Officers determined that it had been physical. Officers couldn't determine a primary physical aggressor and a 12 hour log was completed for the incident.
Officers were dispatched to the Pettis/Saline County line in reference to a county line transfer. Keith A. Lybarger, 34, of Cole Camp, had an active warrant from the City of Sedalia for Failure to Appear with an original charge of No Insurance. Lybarger was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was given a bond of $100 cash only.
Thursday morning, Officers responded to a 911 call in the 300 block of West 10th Street. The residents of the home were found to have been involved in a domestic disturbance. Officers were unable to determine the primary physical aggressor and the incident was logged for 12 hours.