Sedalia Police Reports For December 7, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the 4200 block of Wisconsin Avenue for a moving violation. A passenger in the vehicle, David G. Williams Jr., 29, of Sedalia, was found to have an active warrant for his arrest on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Williams was arrested and given a bond of $200.
Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of South Missouri Avenue in reference to a disturbance Sunday night. Officers made contact with both parties involved, and it was confirmed they were involved in a verbal argument. Both parties were checked through Dispatch and Marcella Nell Parkhurst, 46, of Sedalia, showed an active Municipal warrant for Failure to appear on an original charge of Animal at Large. Parkhurst was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was given a $60 cash only bond and a court date.
Early Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of East 24th Street in reference to a disturbance between a husband and wife. Through the investigation, both parties disclosed they had pushed and scratched each other. A primary aggressor could not be identified in the incident and a 12 hour log was made for documentation.
Saturday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Montgomery Avenue in reference to a reported burglary. The incident was believed to have happened between the afternoon and evening hours. Mariela Chavez-Portillo reported damage to the front and back door of the home, valued at $300. At the time of the report, Officers were told an estimated $144.00 worth of newly purchased toys were stolen.
Sunday afternoon, Officers responded to the intersection of West 9th Street and South Park Avenue in regards to a physical disturbance no longer in progress that occurred in the 900 block of South Sneed. The subjects involved were referred to the Juvenile Office and a report was completed over the incident.
Sedalia Police met with Jessica Martin in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to harassment Sunday morning. Martin stated that someone known to her has been harassing her via phone calls and texts, and then confronted her at a local McDonald's that morning. The information was all documented, but at this time no charges are being sought.
Officers responded to The Buckle store, 890 Thompson Boulevard, in reference to a theft Sunday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers met with management, who advised a female had come into the store and selected several clothing items. After a short time, she then ran out of the store and fled in a vehicle. Management was able to obtain a good description of the suspect and vehicle. The theft was also caught on security cameras. The investigation is ongoing.
On the afternoon of December 6th, Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to a theft at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway. The suspects stole $600.00 from the store before leaving. The investigation is ongoing.
Sedalia Police responded to the Somerset Apartments in the 800 block of South Ruth Ann Drive in regards to a possible burglary Sunday morning. Upon arrival, there was no one in the apartment and no signs that the suspect got inside the apartment. A report was completed for property damage and the investigation is ongoing.
Sunday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Vermont Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance. Both parties involved were physical with the other, but one left prior to Officer's arrival. A 12 hour log was put into place for the incident.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Albright Court in reference to a medical call Sunday morning. The caller said he had problems breathing and was suicidal. The Officer secured the scene and took a knife the called had to be added to evidence for safe keeping. The subject was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment.
Saturday afternoon, Officers spoke with Alexandra Trowbridge on the phone in reference to a theft. Trowbridge stated that some time during the overnight hours, someone stole a NEXT bicycle from their property. At the time of the report, there are no suspects.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle without a front license plate on West Pettis Avenue and North Stewart Avenue Sunday morning. During the traffic stop, Officers detected the odor of marijuana in the vehicle and the odor of intoxicants on the driver's breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Jubyris M. Jordan, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Jordan refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained, and a blood draw was conducted at the Bothwell Regional Health Center. Jordan was then transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked. A request for a charge of Driving While Intoxicated has been submitted to the prosecutor.
Saturday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of South Kentucky Avenue and West Broadway Boulevard on a vehicle that made an improper turn. The driver's information was given to Dispatch and it was discovered the driver was driving on a revoked license status. John D. Jones, 59, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
Friday night, Officers took a theft report that occurred at the Best Western Hotel, 3501 West Broadway Boulevard. Kendra Chase reported a cell phone and $600 was taken by a known suspect. The suspect was not located and charges are being requested.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Vermont in reference to a domestic disturbance. Both parties were arguing over their child and the residency of one of the parties. In the end, one party gathered some belongings and left. A 12 hour log was put into place due to both parties claiming the other assaulted them.
Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to a theft. Teresa Sue Rhynes reported that they had items stolen out of their home valued at $450. Charges are being submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor for stealing against the suspect.
Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance at Liberty Park Saturday afternoon. Upon investigation, juvenile subjects were involved in a physical disturbance. The subjects were released at the scene to their parents. A report was completed about the incident and a referral was made to the Juvenile Office.
Friday afternoon, an Officer was dispatched to the 300 block of West 16th Street in reference to a found property report. Tracy Giller said a bicycle was left by her apartment since that morning. The Officer checked back in the afternoon of the next day and took the bicycle to be entered into evidence for safekeeping.
Sedalia Police were called in reference to semi tractor having struck power cables and pulling them down Friday afternoon. The power and cable wires were pulled and snapped from a pole at 4th and Limit and from a pole located between 4th and 5th on Limit. The wires from the 4th/5th Street pole were pulled and a secondary pole, with transformer, east of the 4th/5th Street pole was pulled down and broken. The secondary pole was attached with wires to a tertiary pole near a residence on 4th Street; the tertiary pole and wires were pulled down. The semi-tractor was described, but left the scene of the accident. Contact was made to the trucking company on the side of the vehicle. Information on the semi-tractor and driver have not been made available by the company. Evergy was on scene to start repairs.
Friday night, Sedalia Police observed a white Ford SUV on East 3rd Street around Washington Avenue. The SUV had a license plate light out and Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. During the stop, Officers learned a passenger had an active warrant for Failing to Appear in Court on original charges of Failing to Secure a Child and Failing to Wear a Seatbelt. Corey H. Williams, 26, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked. Williams was given a court date and bond of $2,000 cash or surety.
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of West 24th Street/Clinton Road on a vehicle with expired registration Friday night. The driver's information was given to Dispatch. Dispatch informed Officers the male driver had a suspended driving status. Daniel E. Trowbridge, 40, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Trowbridge was booked and released from the jail pending state charges of Driving While Suspended.
On the morning of December 1st, Sedalia Police observed a vehicle parked in the roadway on East Jefferson Street just east of North Ohio. Contact was made with the driver, who was slumped over the steering wheel. Carrie L. Wilcox, 43, of Windsor, was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Revoked. Wilcox was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was placed on a 12 hour protective custody hold.
Sedalia Police responded to the Break Time store at 101 Rebar Road on the afternoon of December 1st for a report of a theft. McKenzie T. Hines, 20, of Sedalia, was arrested for shoplifting. Hines was transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was booked and released with a court date.
On the afternoon of December 4th, Officers responded to the Johnson County and Pettis County line in regards to a warrant check. Giovanni Guisepe Panichi III, 19, of Sedalia, had a warrant from the City of Sedalia for Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding. Panichi was arrested at the county line and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Panichi's bond was set at $60.00 cash only and given a new court date.