Sedalia Police reports 1-10-20

Sedalia Police arrested 32-year-old Dylan W. Landon of Edwards after conducting a traffic stop at Clinton and Grand at 9:24 p.m. Wednesday. Landon was wanted on two FTA Municipal warrants with a total bond amount of $200. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a Jan. 15 court date.


Sedalia Police arrested 35-year-old Jesus Matacua Diaz of Sedalia after responding to a disturbance in the 400 block of North Engineer Wednesday just before 8:30 p.m. According to a report, the wife and husband were arguing, and the husband threw a chair at his wife. Witnesses on scene confirmed it. The suspect was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. Charges of 4th degree domestic assault were submitted to the prosecutor.


On Tuesday at 6 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to Lend Nation, 811 South Limit, on a forgery call. Upon arrival, the officer contacted the suspect and he denied knowing the check he was trying to cash was stolen. While on scene, a computer check showed that the vehicle he was driving was stolen. The suspect then ran from the scene on foot, but was eventually apprehended by other officers in the area in the 800 block of State Fair Blvd. 45-year-old Joseph R. Heintzelman of Arkansas was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail. He was charged with forgery, tampering with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, receiving stolen property, driving while suspended or revoked, and possession of a dangerous drug.


On Monday morning at 10:23 a.m., Sedalia Police contacted two people in the 4400 block of South Limit. One subject ran, but was quickly detained by other officers in the area. 35-year-old Garrett Michael Ecker of Windsor was wanted for an assault charge out of Eldorado Springs. He was cleared for confinement at Bothwell Regional Health Center, then transported to the Pettis County Jail. His bond was $728.50 cash or surety.


On Wednesday morning, a man reported a burglary on the 600 block of East Broadway. The total amount of damage was estimated at $200.


Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a license violation at 16th and Missouri at 11:03 p.m. Wednesday and discovered that 17-year-old Dajhia Douglass of Columbia, a passenger in the vehicle, was wanted on a Municipal warrant. She was was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $100 cash bond. She now has a Jan. 15 court date.


On Tuesday, a woman reported that a suspect stole $510 of items and caused $400 of damage in the 1600 block of South Montgomery. There was no actual suspect information available. The theft occurred between 10 a.m. and 2:50 p.m. Jan. 7.


On Tuesday at 2:45 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a report of an injured animal at 2900 West Main. A doe was located on the south side of West Main, lying in the ditch. A single shot was fired by the officer, killing the animal.


On Tuesday afternoon at 9th and Osage, Sedalia Police arrested 42-year-old Crystal Gayle Johnson of Sedalia after conducting a traffic stop for expired plates. A computer check revealed she was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for driving while revoked. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $250 bond.


Sedalia Police took a report on Tuesday at the SPD, 300 W. 3rd, from an 18-year-old woman who said she was raped on Jan. 3. The victim identified a suspect, but did not wish to pursue charges.


On Monday afternoon, a woman reported the theft of a license plate off a vehicle parked at 211 Thompson Road. The theft happened sometime between Dec. 6 and Jan. 6. The cost to replace is $54. There are no suspects.


On Sunday night around 10 p.m., Sedalia Police stopped a gray Mazda SUV that turned east onto West 16th improperly in the 2600 block with no turn signal. The vehicle stopped in the middle of both eastbound lanes , the report said, and the driver showed signs of intoxication. A field sobriety test was conducted, and 23-year-old Chandler Steven McCoy of Cole Camp was arrested for DWI. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


On Jan. 1, a Sedalia woman reported that someone fraudulently used her debit card to make $513.23 in purchases after her wallet was stolen. A suspect has not been located.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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