Due to unforeseen technical difficulties at the Records Office of the Sedalia Police Department, releases were not sent to the press on Friday, December 2nd, 2022. The reports from that day were sent on the morning of December 5th, 2022. This article is compiled from those Sedalia Police Department reports.

Late Thursday night, Officers took a report of theft over the phone from Janice S. Jones. Jones' daughter stated she borrowed her mother's car and left the car keys on her coffee table. When she went back, the keys were gone. Jones said a male was in her apartment talking to a friend when the keys went missing. A suspect name was given, but he could not be located for questioning.


Sedalia Police responded to the 900 block of Winchester Drive for a report of an overdose late Thursday night. It was reported a subject was not breathing, and had no pulse. Upon arrival, the subject was not breathing efficiently (agonal breathing) and had a very faint pulse. Life saving measures were performed, and the subject eventually regained consciousness.


Officers responded to the 200 block of East 19th Street late last Wednesday night for a report of physical domestic violence. Officers arrived, and determined through parties on scene a physical assault had taken place. The victim in the case was a person under the age of 18. The suspect left prior to Officer's arrival. Formal charges are being requested through the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.


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Thursday evening, Officers responded to the Stone Creek Apartments, 3100 Brianna Boulevard, for a report of a domestic disturbance. Subjects on scene reported that two residents had struck one another. Neither subject had any apparent injury. A 12 hour log was started to document the incident, and the subjects were separated.


A car was stopped in the area of West Broadway Boulevard and South State Fair Boulevard Thursday evening. The car was stopped due to a DOR check revealing that the registered owner, who was witnessed as the driver, had a suspended Missouri driving license. Misty Janell Allen, 46, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended. Allen was released with a municipal summons.


Sedalia Police were called to the Recovery Lighthouse, 1809 West 10th Street Wednesday morning for a found property report. On arrival, Officers spoke with Amber Woolery, who had found a box of laptops in the dumpster behind the office. The laptops were collected and placed into found property at the Sedalia Police Department.


On the morning of November 30th, Officers were dispatched to the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard, for a theft report. Officers made contact with Asset Protection, who said a subject known to her pushed a cart out of the store without paying for the items. The items were later recovered and the subject left the area. He was later located, and a computer check through Dispatch confirmed him to have four active Pettis County Warrants. David J. Bennett, 49, of Sedalia, was arrested for Stealing, his felony Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Tampering With a Motor Vehicle, two Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Stealing, and another warrant for misdemeanor Stealing. Bennett was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a total bond of $11, 500 cash or surety and a $251.00 cash only bond. Bennett was placed on a 24 hour hold.


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