Sedalia Police Reports For February 2nd, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Friday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Rainbow Drive for a disturbance. As Officers arrived, they observed one individual punching another. Bobbie Joe Gregory, 56, of Sedalia, was arrested and resisted arrest after being placed in handcuffs. Charges of Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree and Resisting Arrest are being submitted to the prosecutor.
Early Monday morning, Officers on patrol found two unattended bikes in the area of East 16th Street and South New York Avenue. The bikes were transported to the Police Department for safe keeping.
Sunday night, an Officer took a report in the lobby of the Police Department from Lora M. VanBebber in reference to an identity theft. VanBebber reported her identity was used to make wire transfers. No suspect information is available at this time.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of South Quincy Avenue in reference to a disturbance Sunday night. Upon arrival, contact was made with two subjects, both stated that they had assaulted each other, and both had minor injuries. A primary physical aggressor could not be determined, so no arrests were made. A report was completed to document the incident in a 12 hour domestic log.
Early Sunday morning, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a blue Jeep that Officers observed driving on the wrong side of the road on West Main Street and Thompson Boulevard. Officers made contact with the driver and detected the odor of intoxicants on her breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Kathleen L. Kunkel, 69, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she provided a breath sample that showed her BAC above 0.08. Kunkel was booked into the jail and later released to a sober driver. A request for the charge of Driving While Intoxicated has been submitted to the prosecutor.
Thursday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of South Marvin and East Broadway Boulevard on a vehicle that had defective license plate lights. The driver of the vehicle consented to a search. A search of the vehicle discovered a small bag of marijuana. The marijuana was seized and has been placed into evidence for destruction.
Friday evening, Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to lost property. Kimberlee J. Parrott stated she lost property at the Lowe's store, 3811 West Broadway Boulevard. At this time, no charges are being filed and a general information report was taken.
Saturday night, Officers responded to the 1400 block of South Ohio Avenue in reference to property damage. Francisco A. Fernandez reported damage to the outside windows. A suspect has been identified, but has not been contacted at this time.
Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of West 16th Street in reference to a found property call Sunday afternoon. Omer Greer reported that he found a baggie with white powder in it in front of his porch. The baggie was collected for destruction.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of West Pettis for a report of a domestic disturbance Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with a female victim, who stated her friend had been assaulting her all day, and followed her to the Community Cafe. The victim was able to show Officers injuries she received from the male. There was another subject on the scene who stated that he hit the suspect with a wrench after he was attacked. Jeffery L. Waters, 55, Homeless, was later located and had to be transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for injuries he received. Waters was later taken to the Pettis County Jail. Charges of felony Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree and Assault in the 3rd Degree are being sought.
On the afternoon of January 29th, Officers responded to a hit and run crash that took place in the parking lot of the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard. There were no reported injuries at the scene, and the reported damage to the victim's vehicle was $2,700. The suspect was identified, found and arrested. Donna S. Thorne, 64, of Sedalia, was arrested for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and a Parole Violation warrant on original charges of Passing Bad Checks. The bond on Thorne's warrant is $1,500 cash or surety.
Saturday morning, Officers responded to the 200 block of South Ohio Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance. The subject's information was run through Dispatch, and he was confirmed to have an active warrant from the State of Indiana on an original charge of Public Intoxication/Harassment. Steven Norman Jr., 39, Homeless, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Charges of Fugitive from Justice are being requested to the prosecutor.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was swerving and ran the stop sign at West 16th Street and South Sneed Avenue Saturday morning. When Officers made contact with the driver, they detected the odor of intoxicants on his breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Jacobo Maldonado Aquare, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department where he refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained, and a blood draw was conducted at the Bothwell Regional Health Center. Aquare was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released to a sober driver. A request for the charge of Driving While Intoxicated has been submitted to the prosecutor.
Friday night, Officers were dispatched to assist on a traffic stop at the intersection of East 3rd Street and South Lamine Avenue. While Officers were talking to the driver, they detected the odor of intoxicants on his breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Wayne M. Looney, 35, of Sedalia, was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC as above 0.08. Looney was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. Charges of Driving While Intoxicated Prior Offender are pending.