This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Early Thursday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle due to the registered owner having an active warrant for their arrest. Upon contact with the occupants of the vehicle, the driver was identified to Dispatch and discovered to have two active Cooper County warrants for Failure to Appear on traffic violations; Driving While Suspended and Speeding. Scott Wayne Mathis, 45, of Cole Camp, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. At the jail, Mathis was discovered to have concealed contraband on his person, which he took into the facility. Mathis was placed on a 24 hour hold pending state charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Introducing Contraband into a Jail Facility. Mathis also brought an $800 cash or surety bond on the Cooper County warrants.


 

Tuesday night, Officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of South Park for a domestic disturbance. During the investigation, it was determined the victim had been assaulted by her boyfriend. Fernando S. Borja, 36, of Sedalia, was located and arrested without incident. Borja was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24 hour hold pending filing of charges for Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the 2nd Degree.


 

Wednesday evening, a traffic stop was initiated on a vehicle for an equipment violation. Upon contact with the occupants, the driver was identified to Dispatch, where he was discovered to have no driver's license. Jubryis Martez Jordan, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Jordan was booked and released, pending a state charge of No Operator's License.


 

Wednesday morning, Officers met with Jose L. Rubio Herrera in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft. Rubio Herrera stated that on December 1st, he used a local business to send money to relatives in Mexico, but it never got transferred. A theft report has been generated, and the case remains under investigation.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the Deer Brook Villas in the 900 block of Mitchell Road Wednesday morning in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, Officers met with management, who advised that a window on the west side of the office building had been broken out. It's unknown if someone was attempting to gain entry into the office. There are no suspects at this time.


 

On the evening of December 6th, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Buckner Court for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, Sedalia Fire had the fire under control and there were no injuries. The suspicious fire is under investigation. During the investigation, a suspect was identified. The suspect was later located and questioned. The suspect, Quincy Diamond Pierce, 26, of Sedalia, eventually admitted to starting the fire. Pierce was placed under arrest for Arson in the 1st Degree and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he is being held on a $250,000 bond.