Sedalia Police Reports for February 24, 2020
Sedalia Police Reports 2-24-20
Sedalia Police arrested 27-year-old Jesus Alberto Vanegas-Esquivel of Versailles on Feb. 20. He was charged with 2nd degree rape and 2nd degree child molestation. According to a report, a juvenile reported being molested by Esquivel in 2017. The juvenile was interviewed by Child Safe and later examined at Children's Mercy Hospital, where forensic evidence was collected. Unfortunately, the suspect fled the area and could not be located. Then on Thursday, Morgan County Sheriff's Office contacted Sedalia Police and advised the suspect was finally located and detained. Ofc. Reed traveled to Versailles and interview Esquivel. The suspect was then transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.
Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check in the 1600 block of W. 9th on Friday and arrested 46-year-old Shawn Winston Mantonya of Sedalia on a Pettis County warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $35,000 bond.
On Feb. 20 around 6:30 p.m., Sedalia Police were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of Autumn. According to a report, the victim was assaulted by someone living in his house. The victim, who had visible marks on his body, said the suspect also broke his range. 28-year-old Christopher Shane Kalamon was arrested and charged with 2nd degree property damage and 3rd degree assault. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.
32-year-old Kenneth Lee Millard of Sedalia was arrested in the 300 block of E. 16th after police were called on a male attempting to break into the vacuums at the car wash just before 1 a.m. Sunday. A computer check revealed Millard was wanted on a probation violation. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.
Sedalia Police arrested 21-year-old Heaven Marie McCue during a traffic stop at 20th and Limit around 10:30 p.m. Friday. She was a passenger in the vehicle and reportedly gave the officer a false name. Investigation revealed McCue was wanted on a warrant. She was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. She tried to run after being taken into custody, but was quickly captured and transported to the Pettis County Jail. She was charged with resisting arrest and identity theft in addition to the drug charges.
On Feb. 18 just before 4 p.m., Sedalia Police arrested 29-year-old Keary M. Wimberly at 5th and Ohio. According to a report, Wimberly was involved in a theft from Break Time, 318 W. Broadway, on Feb. 18. She was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. A computer check revealed Wimberly was also wanted on a Howard County warrant with a $250 cash bond. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. Also arrested was 29-year-old Christopher E. Demus of Sedalia. He was also charged with shoplifting from Break Time. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
On Friday afternoon at 3rd and Vermont, Sedalia Police arrested 37-year-old Mario Alberto Madrid of Sedalia for trespassing at Break Time, 318 W. Broadway. Madrid was taken to the SPD, where he was fingerprinted and released with a summons.
Sedalia Police arrested 24-year-old Jack Lee Parrish of Sedalia during a traffic stop at Broadway and Emmet at 9:52 p.m. Friday night. Parrish was wanted on Benton and Jackson county felony warrants. He was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
On Friday, Sedalia Police took a property damage report at Fav Trip, 216 W. Broadway. A truck struck a utility pole at the business, knocking it to the ground, then left the scene. Surveillance footage of the incident was provided to police.
On Friday just before 5 p.m., 21-year-old Eudiel Yair V. Martinez was arrested by Sedalia Police at 2503 W. 16th during a traffic stop. Martinez of Sedalia was found to be driving without a valid license. He was taken to the SPD for fingerprinting. Martinez was issued a citation and released with a March 11 court date.
On Saturday around 2 p.m., Sedalia Police arrested 19-year-old Matthew Tinker of Sedalia after responding to a domestic assault call in the 400 block of Buckner Court. According to a report, Tinker allegedly struck the victim and attempted to choke her. Tinker was later located at 2nd and Park. A computer check revealed Tinker was wanted on a Municipal warrant for a traffic offense. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail and charged with resisting arrest and 2nd degree domestic assault. His bond was set at $60.
Sedalia Police assisted the Children's Division with a child abuse investigation in the 2300 block of W. 3rd on Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday, a man reported that someone forced entry into his residence in the 500 block of W. 6th. There was damage to the door frame and the suspect also spray painted the doors inside the residence.
On Feb. 20, a man reported that several pieces of the top layer of his retaining wall were pulled off in the 1100 block of W. 7th. The victim has video footage of the incident, according to a report.
On Friday, Sedalia Police conducted a subject check at Main and Washington on two pedestrians. One was found to be wanted on two Benton County felony warrants with no bond. 26-year-old Paige N. Wiskur was taken to the Pettis County Jail.
On Feb. 19 at 10:55 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a burned-out tail light at Broadway and Engineer. A computer check revealed that the driver, 31-year-old Jessica Kay Salmons of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. She was taken to the SPD for fingerprinting, issued a citation with a court date of April 15, and released.