This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports. On the night of December 11th, Officers located multiple items in the roadway near the intersection of East Saline Street and North Engineer Avenue. Four boxes full of tools, a chainsaw, and an air compressor were transported to the Sedalia Police Department. They were placed into evidence for safe keeping.


Sedalia Police stopped an SUV in the area of East 3rd Street and South Engineer Avenue early Sunday morning. The vehicle had equipment issues. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated by drugs. Nicole Ridenour, 20, of Windsor, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and booked in at the Pettis County Jail.


Sunday evening, Officers stopped a truck in the area of West 14th Street and South Warren Avenue for failing to stop at a stop line prior to the stop sign. The driver was found to be intoxicated by alcohol and possibly drugs. He was placed under arrest, and refused to submit to a blood draw. A blood draw search warrant was obtained, and his blood was collected at the hospital. Shaun Christopher Webb, 52, of Sedalia, was released to the care of Bothwell due to medical conditions, and a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated is being requested.


Sedalia Police responded to the Break Time store, 101 Rebar Road, Sunday night for a report of fraud. A clerk advised an Officer a subject attempted to pay for items using fake American currency. However, when the clerk questioned the currency, the subject left the store.


Sunday night, Officers conducted an investigative vehicle stop in the area near the El Espolon restaurant, 2400 South Limit Avenue. During the course of the stop, the operator was found to have a suspended driving status. Carlos Alberto Melgar, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested but later released from the scene with a citation for Driving While Suspended.


Saturday night, Sedalia Police responded to the 1100 block of South Osage Avenue for a report of an assault. Arriving on scene, Officers spoke with Shawn Miller. Miller stated a male subject known to him had entered the property and assaulted him. Miller received no injuries and refused medical attention. The suspect had left prior to Officer's arrival. His whereabouts are believed to be outside Pettis County. Formal charges are being forwarded to the Municipal Prosecuting Attorney.


Sedalia Police were in the area of Centennial Park, 1500 East 16th Street Saturday afternoon. Officers observed a nine-year-old boy walking on the sidewalk with no shoes, no shirt, and a blanket wrapped around him. At the time of contact, it was 44 degrees outside. It was determined the child had walked approximately ten blocks. The child was returned to his Mother. A hotline call was completed through the Children's Division for supervision issues.


Early Saturday morning, Officers responded to the 3100 block of Brianna Boulevard in reference to a possible disturbance. Initially, a subject was arrested for failing to obey a lawful order. After speaking with all the subjects involved, it was determined the subject was possibly having a mental health crisis. The subject was transported to the BRHC for treatment. He was released to the care of the hospital with no charges.


Officers responded to the 1600 block of West 16th Street Saturday morning in reference to a theft. A yard decoration was stolen from a residence in the area sometime in the previous night. The value of the item was estimated at approximately $200. No suspects have been identified at this time.


At about 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash with airbag deployment in the 2700 block of South New York Avenue. Preliminary investigations revealed a white in color 2010 Mercedes Benz passenger vehicle was travelling southbound on South New York Avenue nearly 500 feet north of East 28th Street. The Mercedes travelled off the right side of the roadway, where it struck a light pole with the right front end. Emilio A. Olivos, 20, of Sedalia, the driver, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Olivos was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where a breath sample was obtained. The sample showed Olivos's BAC was above 0.08. Olivos was then issued a summons with a court date for Driving While Intoxicated. The Mercedes was towed due to damage, and Evergy was contacted in reference to the destroyed power pole.


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Officers responded to the 2600 block of Bristol Lane early Saturday morning in reference to a report of a domestic disturbance. One resident was identified as the primary aggressor, causing visible injury to the other resident. The intoxicated subject physically resisted Officers during the arrest. Daniel N. Sirom, 37, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold. Sirom was booked on charges of Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree, and Resisting a Felony Arrest.


Late Saturday night, a truck was stopped in the area of West Broadway Boulevard and South Park Avenue for driving without its lights on. The driver was intoxicated. Abinadi Ianthius Barlow, 26, of Sedalia, was taken to the Sedalia Police Department, processed, and released to a sober person with a municipal charge of Driving While Intoxicated.


Sedalia Police stopped an SUV in the area of East 10th Street and South Engineer Avenue for suspicion of intoxicated driving Saturday morning. The vehicle was failing to maintain its lane and failing to maintain the right half of the roadway. The driver was intoxicated by drugs. Qaden Chance Vandervegte, 18, of Kansas City, was placed under arrest. Vandervegte was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs.


Saturday morning, an SUV was stopped in the area of East Broadway Boulevard and South Thompson Avenue for several moving violations and indicators of intoxicated driving. The driver had a suspended Missouri license and was intoxicated. Darvin Tarnes Lessoy, 28, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Lessoy was booked in on charges of Driving While Suspended and Driving While Intoxicated, pending release to a sober person.


Officers responded to the Sedalia Police Department Saturday afternoon to take a found property report. Ryan M. Cramer found a license plate near his home in the area near East 16th Street and South Mildred Avenue and wished to turn it in. The plate was collected and placed into evidence.


Saturday morning, Officers took a report of theft form Jeremy Edward Pointer. Pointer stated a laptop was stolen from the 1300 block of Montgomery Avenue. The value of the laptop was estimated at approximately $120. No suspects have been identified at this time.


Friday evening, Officers responded to the 500 block of East 4th Street for a report of subject who was not breathing. On arrival, emergency personnel performed life saving measures. The subject regained a pulse and started breathing. He was transported to the Bothwell Hospital for continued care.


Sedalia Police responded to the 1900 block of South Prospect Avenue Friday afternoon for a call regarding a non-responsive individual. Life saving measures were taken by Officers on scene. The subject re-gained his pulse and started breathing on his own again. The subject became combative with Paramedics and Officers after being revived and refused further care.


Officers and emergency personnel responded to a home in the 1200 block of New England Drive Saturday morning for reports of an unconscious female. The caller reported a female in the home was not breathing. Upon arrival, it was determined by PCAD the subject was deceased. Next of kin have been notified.


Friday morning, Officers responded to the Probation and Parole office, 205 Thompson Boulevard, for a warrant check. On arrival, Officers made contact with the subject. A computer check with Dispatch confirmed him to have an active warrant through Pettis County for Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs. Leslie E. Harrell, 44, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $350 cash only bond.


On the afternoon of December 6th, Officers responded to the Sedalia Villa Apartments in the 900 block of Winchester Drive in reference to a possible theft and property damage. Items were stolen from a business in the area as well as damage to the property. The value of the stolen items was estimated at approximately $40. The value of the damage was estimated at approximately $20. The suspect has not been located at this time.


Sedalia Police took a report in the Police Department lobby Friday evening of found property. Officers spoke with Kelcie Olson, who stated she wished to turn in a cell phone she found in the 1700 block of East 22nd Street. The cell phone has been placed into evidence.


Friday night, a Buick passenger car was stopped at East Broadway Boulevard and South Montgomery Avenue because it had expired temporary tags. The driver was found to be intoxicated, in possession of intoxicants as a minor, and driving on a suspended license. Isidro Romero Jr., 19, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Romero was booked in on state charges of Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Suspended, and Purchase/Possession of Intoxicating Liquor by a Minor.


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