Sedalia Police Reports For December 15, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Tuesday night, Officers responded to the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard, for a report of theft. Upon arrival, contact was made with the suspect and it was determined through investigation that the suspect had stolen approximately $75.00 in items. Joshua Andrew Winkler, 29, of Sedalia, was issued a municipal summons for Theft and released on scene.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of South Stewart Avenue for a report of trespassing. Drug paraphernalia was located inside the home and has been seized for destruction. There are no charges pending at this time.
Officers responded to the 100 block of East 11th Street Tuesday afternoon for a report of found property. A bicycle was left in front of a residence for the past week. The bicycle was taken to the Sedalia Police Department for safekeeping.
Tuesday afternoon, an Officer responded to the National TV Sales, 1400 South Limit Avenue 2, for a theft report. The complainant said the suspect had failed to return rental property. A charge of felony Failure to Return Rental Property was submitted to the Pettis County prosecutor on the suspect. The complainant also stated another suspect had failed to return rental property after defaulting on payments. A state charge of Failure to Return Rental Property was submitted to the prosecutor. A Third suspect failed to return rental property by the agreed upon date and a state charge of felony Failure to Return Rental Property was submitted to the prosecutor.
Sedalia Police received information that a wanted subject was at the Tractor Supply store, 3901 West Broadway Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. The suspect was located and his warrants were confirmed by Dispatch. The suspect had two warrants issued by Pettis County on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and felony Burglary. Combined bond was $28,500 cash or surety. He also had an active warrant for his arrest which was issued by the Board of Probation and Parole in Jefferson City with no bond. Gary Lee Barnett Jr., 45, of Sweet Springs, was transported to the Pettis County Jail and booked on his warrants.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers met with someone in the lobby of the Police Department who had found a wallet in the area of West 3rd Street and South Gentry Avenue. Officers recovered the wallet and several attempts were made to locate the owner, but they were not successful. Officers placed the wallet into evidence.
Monday afternoon, an Officer responded to the lobby of the Police Department for a harassment report. The Officer made contact with Forrest Crane. Crane said the suspect had sent him threatening messages and he wished to pursue charges for harassment. A state charge of Harassment in the 1st Degree was submitted to the Pettis County prosecutor.
An Officer initiated a traffic stop on a car that had no license plates near North Heard Avenue and East Boonville Street Tuesday morning. A check through Dispatch showed the passenger had an active Saline County probation violation warrant on original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Tyler Ray Crutchfield, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked with a $2,500 cash only bond.
Sedalia Police met with Bethany Baker Monday afternoon in the Police Department's lobby regarding their child coming into contact with a controlled substance in the 400 block of South Ohio Avenue. A written statement was taken and the incident was reported to the child abuse hotline.
Tuesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Probation and Parole Office, 205 Thompson Road, in reference to a warrant check. A subject at the office had an active warrant for a Probation Violation out of Vernon County on original charges of felony Passing Bad Checks. When the warrant was confirmed active, Timothy Neil Wheatley, 46, of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was held without bond.
Sedalia Police spoke with Mykel J. Schlotterbeck in the lobby of the Police Department Tuesday morning. Schlotterbeck had found a cell phone near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Sneed Avenue.
Officers responded to the 1700 block of West 9th Street Tuesday morning for a report of a suspicious person. Officers made contact with the subject, and it was determined through his actions and behaviors that he was unable to care for himself. Caleb Paul Bartlett, 25, Homeless, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail for a 12 hour Protective Custody Hold.