Sedalia Police reports 2-27-20

On Monday at 2:24 a.m., Sedalia Police were called to 18th and Vermont on a report of a man walking through the area, kicking trash cans. The subject was located and officers attempted to contact him, but the man fled on foot. After a short chase, he was taken into custody at 15th and Vermont. He was identified as 24-year-old Caleb Paul Bartlett of Sedalia. A computer check revealed he was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for DWI. Bartlett was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold on a $620.50 bond. He was also charged with resisting arrest.


 

On Sunday, Sedalia Police took a theft report at 3040 West Broadway (Starbucks). Taken was a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser that was stolen from the lot.


 

Pettis County Jail

On Feb. 20, Sedalia Police arrested 22-year-old Emmanuel Andre Ward of Sedalia at 4th and Quincy. He was wanted on a felony Pettis County warrant for assault with a $15,000 cash or surety bond, and two Municipal warrants with a total bond amount of $120. Ward was also found to be driving while suspended. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Feb. 22, Sedalia Police observed a truck southbound on Ohio that stopped at the traffic light at Broadway and Ohio, but past the white line. The truck then accelerated to 50 mph in a 25 mph zone, traveling in the middle of the road several times. The truck was stopped by police at 16th and Ohio. The driver, identified as 40-year-old Brandon J. Wolf of Sedalia, was found to be intoxicated. Wolf resisted arrest, but was successfully handcuffed and taken to the SPD, then on to Bothwell Regional Health Center, then on to the Pettis County Jail, where he was charged with resisting arrest and DWI. He was later released to a sober person.


 

Sedalia Police were called on a medical in the 400 block of Buckner Court around 11:45 p.m. Feb. 23. A computer check revealed that two people were wanted on warrants. 17-year-old Sierra M. Summers of Pettis County was wanted on two Municipal warrants and Drae L. Marcum was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. Both were taken to the Pettis County Jail and booked.


 

A homeowner was arrested on Tuesday for refusing to shut his generator off. According to Sedalia Police report, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of North Grand on a loud noise complaint. 42-year-old Scotty J. Franklin was arrested shortly after 12 a.m. Tuesday.


 

On Tuesday morning, a man reported a hit-and-run at 16th and Park. The man's Chevy pick-up was struck while parked in the roadway. There was minor damage to the front end.


 

On Tuesday, a man reported the theft of a mountain bike from his front porch in the 1100 block of Gorrell over the past few days.


 

On Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near Centennial Park. A computer check revealed that the driver, 24-year-old Payge M. Glover, was wanted on a Benton County warrant for speeding. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $200 cash or surety bond.


 

On Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 1200 block of Ensign Drive. According to a report, a wallet was taken from the victim's vehicle overnight. The thief used a handful of her credit cards to make purchases at WalMart and the Shell convenience store. The suspect has not yet been identified.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 900 block of Mitchell Road on a deceased person. A third party called to say the victim was sick with the flu and been in bed sleeping for three days and hadn't been eating. Paramedics confirmed the death.


 

On Tuesday morning, a man reported that someone held him at knife point and demanded money in the 600 block of East Broadway. The suspect escaped with the victim's ID card, his Social Security card, some cigarettes and $39.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a white Chevy van traveling west on 9th at 11 p.m. Tuesday at 9th and Quincy. A computer check revealed that Jose M. Baltierrez-Sanchez was driving without a valid license. He was was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with an April 15 court date.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report at Motel 6, 3402 W. Broadway, involving a cell phone that was stolen. The phone was valued at $35.


 

Sedalia Police were called to a domestic disturbance in the 500 block of E. 5th at 1:56 a.m. Wednesday. The victim had visible injuries, while the suspect had no injuries. 25-year-old Joshua Timothy of Sedalia was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. He was charged with 3rd degree domestic assault.


 

Sedalia Police responded to a report of a deceased man in the 1600 block of W. 7th around 1 p.m. Monday. The Pettis County Coroner was called to the scene. The death was not deemed suspicious.


 

On Monday morning, Sedalia Police were called to the 400 block of Buckner Court on a civil disagreement that escalated to a physical disturbance in which one party assaulted another. 27-year-old Leslie Cassandra Craig of Sedalia was arrested for assault. She was taken to the SPD for fingerprinting and she was booked and released with a court summons for March 25.


 

On Sunday at 2:21 a.m., a woman reported a forgery at McDonald's. 1611 South Limit. There is a suspect in the case.


 

On Sunday night, Sedalia Police responded to a report of several subjects getting into unlocked vehicles in the area of 14th and Warren. Officers contacted one subject in the 1600 block of W. 14th. The report stated that one victim's vehicle was broken into and a wallet stolen.


 

On Sunday, a man reported that two rifles were stolen from his residence in the 3100 block of Brianna while he was away for the weekend. There is one suspect in the case.


 

On Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to a trespassing call in the 1100 block of W. 7th. A computer check revealed that 31-year-old Samantha Christine Degroot was in possession of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine. She was also wanted on a Pettis County warrant for driving while revoked. Degroot was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Sunday afternoon, 24-year-old Dylan Michael Seevers of Cole Camp turned himself in to Sedalia Police at 300 W. 3rd on a misdemeanor warrant involving a fraudulent check. Seevers was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $200 cash bond.


 

On Sunday, a woman reported she had $20 stolen from her while at Walmart, 32091 W. Broadway.

Randy Kirby