Sedalia Police Reports for December 18, 2020
This article is compiled from Sedalia Police Department reports:
On Wednesday around 9:30 p.m, Sedalia Police responded to Inter-State Studios, 3500 Snyder Road, on a report of someone jumping the fence at Rac-Jac Storage at 3505 Green Ridge Road. A suspect was located and arrested inside the fenced area of the storage units. 31-year-old Adam C. Shephard of Sedalia was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold and charged with 2nd degree burglary, 1st degree trespassing, stealing and possession of burglary tools.
On Thursday evening around 7:30 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to 3402 W. Broadway on a domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed that it was a discipline issue between parent and child.
On Thursday just after 5 a.m., Sedalia Police made contact with a dumpster diver at a business located at 601 South Ohio. The suspect, 40-year-old James D. Kohrs of Sedalia, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Kohrs was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail for a 24-hour hold, pending the formal filing of charges for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
On Friday at 12:54 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 2600 block of Woodlawn Drive for a report of a missing juvenile and a stolen vehicle. The victim reported that her juvenile son ran away while they were sleeping and took the family car. The juvenile and vehicle were entered into law enforcement databases. A short time later, both the juvenile and vehicle were located.
Sedalia Police took a report of a stolen vehicle from 1108 E. 5th on Thursday night at 10:23 p.m. Suspect information was obtained, and the victim's vehicle was later located, but the victim did not call police until after the suspect left. The victim wishes to pursue charges.
On Thursday night at 11:21p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a black Ford F-150 with no front or rear license registration. After contacting the driver and passenger, a computer check revealed the passenger was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of failure to register a motor vehicle. 24-year-old Brandon Scott Westpheling of Otterville was arrested and the driver was released from the scene with a verbal warning. Westpheling was taken to the Pettis County Jail and booked with a $250 bond and a city citation for no proof of insurance.
On Friday at 2:05 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a black Chevy Blazer at 11th and Grand. A computer check revealed that 31-year-old Jacob D. Driskell of Sedalia was driving while suspended. Driskell was taken to the SPD, where he was fingerprinted and released with a court date of Feb. 22.
A Sedalia Police officer was on patrol on Thursday evening around 7:45 p.m., and spotted someone with an active Municipal warrant. The officer made contact with the subject, and a computer check revealed that 31-year-old Brandon Lee Martin of Sedalia, was wanted on three warrants, for traffic offenses and stealing. Martin was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail. He now has a Jan. 25 court date. His bond was $150.
On Thursday at 12:39 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance at 1800 E. 14th. An investigation revealed that a firearm valued at $500, was stolen.
On Thursday at 1:45 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to 1560 W. Broadway for an assault. Two subjects got into a fight over something that happened at school. A primary aggressor was identified, and one person was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment. No arrest was made, but charges of 3rd degree domestic assault were being requested.
On Thursday at 10:22 a.m., Sedalia Police took a theft report at 609 W. 3rd. The reporting party said that an Amazon package delivered by UPS was stolen from his porch sometime between 2 and 7 p.m. Tuesday. The value was estimated at $150. There are no suspects.
On Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to 1800 E. 14th on a disturbance call. Two subjects were arrested and issued a Municipal summons for peace disturbance, including 50-year-old Tammie Adams and 50-year-old Tina M. Powen. Both now have a Feb. 22 court date.
Sedalia Police arrested 22-year-old Dylan B. Clark (homeless) at City Court on Wednesday at 11:48 a.m. on an order of commitment, and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
On Wednesday, Sedalia Police took a report from Artem O. Vykhovanets, who said he purchased a vehicle one year ago from an auction service in Lincoln Neb. And on Dec. 15, he discovered several items in the back pocket of the passenger seat, including a high school diploma, social security card and birth certificate. The items were placed into Found Property, and the owner of the items was notified.
Sedalai Police responded to 17th and Engineer for a disturbance Wednesday just after 5 p.m. The victim stated that a female approached his vehicle and assaulted him.