Sedalia Police Reports For August 24, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. Early Monday morning, a vehicle was observed that the Officer recognized to be driven by a subject with a warrant. The car also had an expired temporary tag and the plate lights were out. A traffic stop was initiated at East Broadway and South New York Avenue. The driver, Kricket K. Dhority, 19, of Sedalia was arrested on a $7,500 cash or surety Pettis County felony warrant for Abandonment of a Corpse. Dhority was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Sunday night, Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of West 5th for a report of a disturbance. Officers found several subjects standing in the roadway. It was determined the suspect had chased several subjects with a shovel and broke the glass out of the front door of the residence. Officers made contact with Anthony Terrell Jones, 31, of Sedalia, and took him into custody for felony Assault in the 2nd Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Property Damage. Jones is being held in the Pettis County Jail pending the filing of formal charges.
Officers observed a Scion TC sitting at the northbound light of West Broadway and South Grand Avenue Sunday morning. The back of the car was about 10 feet past the stop line for the intersection, sitting up to the outside eastbound line of West Broadway. The car did an improper turn onto westbound West Broadway and started drifting toward the inside line and crossed the dashed white line before slowly drifting back into the driving lane. A traffic stop was conducted on the car at West Broadway and South Limit Avenue. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Marcus Allen Minnick, 22, of Warrensburg, was transported to the Pettis County Jail for further testing and then booked on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated, pending release to a sober person.
Sedalia Police responded to the 800 block of East 16th for a disturbance Sunday evening. During the investigation at the scene, one of the involved parties was found to have two active/confirmed warrants. One warrant was for Probation Violation through the Probation and Parole Office with no bond, and the second was for a Driving While Revoked charge through Pettis County with a bond of $3500 cash or surety. Stephen W. Hassler, 46, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
The Prime Time Store, in the 200 block of Broadway Boulevard, reported a person trespassing on the property Sunday morning. The person trespassing had previously been trespassed from the property. Formal charges of trespassing are being submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.
Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the Cork N Bottle store in the 3800 block of East Broadway for a medical report. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the Sedalia Fire personnel. SFD stated that a male subject was transported by Ambulance to University Hospital by PCAD. SFD was told that the male's injuries were caused by him being run over by a vehicle in the parking lot.
On the morning of August 21, Officers responded to the Sedalia Police Department Lobby for a theft report. On arrival, Officers spoke with Tailar Jobe of Arnwine Construction. Jobe stated $13,200 of unauthorized transactions have been made on a company credit card by an employee of the business. The suspect has not been located. A report was completed for documentation purposes.
Saturday morning, Sedalia Police spoke to a complainant in reference to bruises on a small child. Officers later determined the child resides in Knob Noster, MO, in Johnson County's jurisdiction. A report will be made to the Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect hotline.
Officers were dispatched to the Eagle Stop store in the 1500 block of Thompson Boulevard in reference to a counterfeit bill that had been passed. Officers made contact with Hannah Kay Sleeper, who stated that a $10.00 bill had been passed by a customer to purchase lottery tickets. The bill was later determined to be counterfeit. Police took custody of the bill, which will be placed into evidence.
Sedalia Police observed a car westbound on West 5th Street and South Ohio Avenue Saturday night. After going through the light, the car drifted across the center of the roadway and stopped at South Osage Avenue in the middle of the road. It continued in the middle of the road before turning southbound onto South Kentucky. Officers observed the vehicle had expired license plates. A traffic stop was initiated on the car as it pulled into the Prime Time Store in the 200 block of West Broadway. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was impaired by drugs. Anthony Lamar Melton, 32, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated by drugs and transported to the hospital. Melton was then taken to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on a state charge of DWI pending release to a sober person.
Saturday morning, Linda Sue Wells reported a chainsaw storage case was found in the street in the 1700 block of Liberty Park Boulevard. The owner of the case isn't known, therefore it was logged into evidence as found.
Officers were dispatched to the American Inn, in the 1200 block of South Limit in regards to a gun that had been found while a room was being cleaned Saturday afternoon. The gun was taken to the Sedalia Police Department, where it was placed into Found Property.
Friday evening, Sedalia Police investigated a case of possible sexual assault on a child in the 300 block of McAnally Court. Through the investigation, it was determined if an assault had taken place it would've occurred in another county. The child was taken to an area hospital for evaluation. An assist other agency report was completed, along with notification to the Missouri Department of Social Services - Children's Division.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3000 block of South Lamine Friday afternoon. Following an investigation at the scene, the driver of the vehicle was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. David R. Kawalkowski, 57, of Stover, was processed at the Sedalia Police Department and released with a citation for Failure to Maintain a Lane and Driving While Intoxicated.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police observed a black Ford Escape parked at the Tiger Express Car Wash in the 4200 block of Wisconsin Avenue. Officers ran the license plate, which came back stolen out of Overland Park, Kansas. Officers made contact with the suspect, and detained him pending further investigation. Officers ran the VIN of the vehicle. Dispatch advised that the vehicle was entered as stolen. Dispatch confirmed the plates had been stolen out of Overland Park, and the vehicle was confirmed stolen out of Platte County, Missouri. After further investigation, marijuana and methamphetamine were located in the vehicle. The vehicle was towed, and is being held pending further processing by Platte County. Nathan W. Green, 29, Homeless, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold. State charges of Tampering with a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Possession of Marijuana, and Driving While Suspended are being filed.
Saturday afternoon, Officers responded to the area of West 10th and South Kentucky Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Witnesses stated that one of the drivers left the scene. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the victim. Casandra K. Paige stated she was involved in an accident and the driver of the other vehicle left and did not provide any information.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Snap Fitness gym, in the 700 block of East Broadway, in reference to a suspicious person pulling on doors and looking into windows. The subject was located. Methamphetamine was located on the subject. Timothy L. Davis, 44, Homeless, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on a 24 hour hold for state charges of felony Possession of Methamphetamine.
Friday night, a traffic stop was conducted in the 2600 block of West 16th Street. Following an investigation, the driver was arrested and later transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. State charges are being sought on Johnnie S. Sherrill, 59, of Sedalia for Driving While Revoked, Driving While Intoxicated - Prior Offender, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, and Careless Driving.
Saturday night, a subject was observed in the 200 block of West Broadway that the Officer knew had a warrant. Sean Sebastian Burke, 49, Homeless, was arrested on the Pettis County felony for a charge of Violation Of Order Of Protection - 2nd Offense with an O/R bond and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Early Saturday morning, Officers responded to the 200 block of Scott Joplin Court in reference to a property damage call. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Leandra Byers, who stated that their bathroom window was busted out. Possible suspect information was provided by the caller.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Family Center Farm and Home in the 1400 block of South Limit Avenue Saturday morning in reference to a property damage report. A security company officer checked the business and located a damaged window. It is possible that the window was shot by a BB or something similar. The estimated damage is unknown, and there are no suspects at this time.
Officers stopped a silver Saturn on Moniteau, north of Broadway, for not having a visible license plate Friday night. Upon contact with the driver, he advised the car belonged to his brother and was not aware the license plate was missing. A Department of Revenue records check showed the driver's license currently revoked for points. Caleb Paul Bartlett, 24, of Sedalia, was released at the scene with a summons for Driving While Revoked.
Friday morning, Officers performed a traffic stop on a green Ford SUV, as the vehicle had no front license plate. The traffic stop took place in the area of East 3rd Street and South Thompson Avenue. Officers spoke to the driver and a single passenger, and then performed a computer check through Dispatch, whereupon Officer learned the driver had a suspended license. William Harrison Howe III, 30, of Lincoln, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold.
On the afternoon of August 15th, Officers were dispatched to the Wal Mart store in the 3200 block of West Broadway, for a report of a theft. Upon arrival, Officers learned that two suspects did not pay for $26.73 in merchandise and left with the items.