This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Last Thursday morning, Sedalia Police were notified of a sex crime between juveniles that occurred in the 2400 block of South Kentucky. The case was investigated, and no charges are being sought.


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Sunday morning, Officers responded in the area of North Osage and West Pettis for possible gun shots. Upon arrival, Officers were not able to find a victim at the scene and there were no witnesses willing to identify. The Bothwell Emergency Room reported a gunshot wound to a subject that was admitted there. Officers identified the victim, Marquoi D. Staten, who was medically stable, and he wished to pursue charges.


Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that had no front or rear registration Sunday evening. The driver was found to be suspended and the passenger had an active Pettis County Warrant. Tristian F. Harrison, 36, of Warsaw, was arrested on her Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Harrison was transported to the Pettis County Jail and booked on the warrant with a $7,500 bond. Gregory S. Harrison, 47, Homeless, was arrested, printed and released with a city ticket for Driving While Suspended.


Sunday night, Officers responded to the 3400 block of West Broadway Boulevard in reference to a suicidal subject. Officers made contact with the subject, who stated he did not want to hurt himself. The subject had a warrant out of Pettis County that was confirmed by Dispatch. Edwin P. Goss, 46, Homeless, was arrested and transported to the BRHC for a fit for confinement check and then transported to the Pettis County Jail. Goss was booked on his warrant for Assault in the 4th Degree and given a bond of $1,500 cash or surety.


Sedalia Police stopped an SUV in the area of South Marvin Avenue and East Broadway Boulevard for several moving violations Saturday night. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was both driving without a license and driving while intoxicated. Rimany Ruben, 24, of Sedalia, was arrested, transported to the hospital, and then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in state charges of Driving While Intoxicated and Driving Without a Valid License.


Sunday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of West 4th Street in regard to an assault with weapons. Both subjects accused the other of having attacked first, though both admitted to hitting the other. The subjects were advised that a 12 hour log would be completed and they were told what this meant. Both parties stated they understood. Officers were called regarding the same subjects less than an hour later. Both had fresh injuries and both accused the other of causing them using weapons. Due to Officers being called again in less than 12 hours and both parties having fresh injuries, both subjects were arrested. Christopher John Olmeda, 33, of Sedalia, and Corey M Crow, 32, of Sedalia were both placed on a 24 hour hold for Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree.


Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East 6th Street in regard to a theft which occurred on February 13th. Keiona Wilhite reported that the suspect, who is in Columbia, stole a change jar with $100-150 in it. Wilhite stated that they would like to press charges.


Saturday night, an SUV was stopped at South Kentucky Avenue and West 9th Street for no front plate, and for the registered owner having a warrant out of Pettis County. The driver was the registered owner. Elijah Amari Nash, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on a Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant with a $150 cash only bond.


Officers responded to the Econolodge, 3501 West Broadway Boulevard for a theft report Saturday night. Officers determined from the victims, Ethan Tice and Derek Hayman, that a white Xbox 360 with 5 games and 2 black controllers had been stolen, along with a gold ring with 9 .5 karat diamonds on it, and a pair of white Nike Air Max's that are a size 10. The items were taken from one of the hotel rooms.


Sunday afternoon, Officers made contact with a subject in the area of East 5th Street and South Ohio Avenue that was known to have an active warrant. The warrant was confirmed through Pettis County, and the subject was placed under arrest. Destiny Renee Matz, 26, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was booked with a court date. Matz had a Failure to Appear warrant on original charge of Peace Disturbance and was issued a bond of $234.50 cash only.


Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a black Chevrolet passenger car Saturday evening, as the vehicle had expired Texas license plates. The traffic stop took place near West 16th Street and Thompson Boulevard. Officers spoke to the driver, and then performed a computer check through Dispatch, where it was learned she had a suspended Kansas driver's license. Further investigation revealed that she was in possession of cocaine. The driver was found to have two Failure to Appear warrants, one from Pettis County and one from Howell County, both on original charges of Fraud. Bond on the warrants totalled $750 cash only. Tamara L. Agustin, 42, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Possession of Cocaine, Driving While Suspended, and the two Failure to Appear warrants. Agustin was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold.


Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of South Sneed for a report of property damage. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Amber N. Neel. Neel stated that sometime between Wednesday February 10th and Friday February 19th, someone damaged the rear bumper of her 2017 Chevrolet Cruze. Officers took photos of the damage, which was estimated to value $500. There are no suspects at this time.


Early Saturday morning, Officers observed a subject walk out of the Anytime Fitness Gym, 110 West 3rd Street. A warrant check of the subject revealed he had a Pettis County Warrant for Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle with Visual Reducing Material Applied to the Windshield. Hunter Allen Niceswander, 24, of Cole Camp, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on the warrant. Niceswander was given a bond of $129 cash only.


On the afternoon of February 16th, Officers responded to the 900 block of South Park Avenue in reference to a non injury accident involving two vehicles. Neither of the involved parties required medical attention and neither vehicle was disabled. Victor E. Turley, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was turned over to jail staff to be booked and released.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the First Baptist Church, 600 East 6th Street, in regard to a subject check Friday afternoon. It was reported that a subject had walked up to the church wearing a short sleeve shirt, pajama pants, and was barefoot. Officers made contact with the subject, and coordinated with multiple community resources to find the subject housing. Temporary housing was located and the community health liaison, as well as the Department of Health and Senior Services, will be following up with the subject.


Friday night, Officers responded to the Bothwell Emergency Room, 601 East 14th Street, for an assault report. Officers made contact with the victim, who said her nephew had assaulted her near the 700 block of East 5th Street. The victim had physical injury. Charges were sent to the Pettis County Prosecutor for Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree against the suspect.


On the morning of February 15th, Sedalia Police were dispatched to Lamy's, 108 West Pacific, in regard to theft. The complainant reported that they found one of the employees had stolen approximately $4,560 in cash from the business. Natasha Rose Parkhurst, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and placed on a 24 hour hold, pending charges for felony Stealing.


Friday morning, Sedalia Police spoke over the phone with Pierre D. Sams in reference to a theft of a Nintendo Switch game system. Sams reported that it had been stolen on February 11th in the area of West 7th Street and South Missouri Avenue. The value of the system is approximately $800.


Last Tuesday afternoon, Kandi Tyler contacted the Sedalia Police Department in regard to a theft which had occurred earlier that day. A package had been taken from in front of the victim's residence. Tyler did not want to pursue charges and was making the report for documentation purposes only.

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