Sedalia Police Reports For August 26, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police spoke with Cameron Hall who reported a theft from the Sonic restaurant, 300 West Broadway Boulevard. Hall reported that a bank deposit had been taken from the business by an employee.
Officers responded to the 500 block of West 6th Street for a warrant check Wednesday morning. On arrival, Officers made contact with Roy L. Neighbors, 51, of Sedalia. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed him to have an active Failure to Appear warrant out of Cooper County on original charges of Property Damage in the 2nd Degree. Neighbors was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where his bond was set at $500 cash only.
The Sedalia Police Department took a report of theft over the phone Wednesday morning from Michael Leamon McDonald. McDonald stated that the suspect had received a check with his name on it. McDonald stated the suspect had reportedly cashed the check, and he has not received the money from it.
Wednesday morning, Officers took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a complaint about a neighbor near the 700 block of East 13th Street. The reporting party requested a report made for documentation purposes about a neighbor's aggressive behavior. The subject did not want to pursue any charges at this time.
Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of South Grand Avenue Wednesday morning for a report of a theft. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Lisa D. Schultz. Schultz stated that earlier that morning, she noticed that one of the children's dark blue Razor RipRider Caster Trike was missing. It was valued at $110. Schulz stated that she last saw it in the yard on Monday morning. There are no suspects at this time.
Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a brown Ford F-150 for a stop sign violation in the area of South Ohio Avenue and West 24th Street. Officers made contact with the driver, John T. Johnson, 30, of Sedalia. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed him to have an active warrant out of Pettis County for Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding. Johnson also showed to be a suspended driver. Johnson was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked on the warrant with a bond of $234 cash. Additional charges of Driving While Suspended are also being sought.
Officers were dispatched to the Probation and Parole Office, 205 Thompson Road Wednesday afternoon for a report of a suspect there with a felony warrant. When Officers arrived, they made contact with the suspect and confirmed the warrant with Dispatch. After confirmation, DeMario M. Claxton, 35, of Sedalia, was placed into custody on his felony warrant for Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree. Claxton was transported to the Pettis County Jail and was held pending he post the bond of $25,000 cash or surety.
Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the area of West 4th Street and Barrett Avenue for a physical disturbance. Upon arriving, Officers made contact with a witness who stated the two suspects were involved in a verbal and physical altercation. Contact was made with the suspects. Both suspects denied that there was anything physical in the altercation. No primary aggressor was able to be determined. A 12 hour log was entered into Dispatch.
Wednesday morning, Officers responded to the 300 block of East Saline Street in reference to a warrant check. Officers made contact with a subject who they believed had a warrant. Dispatch confirmed the subject had a warrant out of Pettis County. Erick C. Eakin, 28, of Sedalia, was arrested for his warrant on charges of felony Burglary in the 1st Degree, Property Damage in the 2nd Degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the 2nd Degree. Bond was set at $50,000 cash or surety.
Monday evening, Officers responded to the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Limit Avenue for a motor vehicle crash. After arriving and speaking with a driver and witnesses, it was determined the crash was a hit and run. The suspect vehicle was described as a gray or silver passenger vehicle and was last seen south bound on South Limit Avenue. There is no suspect information at the time of the report.
Officers were dispatched to the Police Department lobby Wednesday night to take a report of Identity Theft. Shapree Marshall stated that someone else opened a bank account using her name and social security number. Marshall also discovered that there was a speeding ticket issued in her name that she was unaware of.
Wednesday night, Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of West Johnson Street for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and located several shell casings and bullet holes in a residence. No victims were injured.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1600 block of Irene Circle for a report of a subject trespassing. Upon arrival, Officers chased the suspect on foot and the suspect was able to avoid apprehension. The suspect was identified by Officers. A charge of felony Resisting Arrest is being requested through the state prosecutor's office.