Sedalia Police Reports For January 15, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Thursday night, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that had no front registration near South Hancock and East 6th Street. Officers smelled the odor of marijuana from the vehicle and it was searched. Marijuana and methamphetamine were found. The driver was released from the scene and charges were later submitted for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Driving Without a License. The suspect was not named in the report.
Early Friday morning, Officers responded to the 3400 block of West Broadway Boulevard in reference to a domestic disturbance in progress. Eric B. Fisk, 43, of Sedalia, was detained and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold. Charges for Domestic Disturbance in the 3rd Degree and Tampering with a Victim/Witness in a Felony Prosecution will be requested.
Sedalia Police stopped a car Thursday night as it pulled into the 1100 block of South Harding for a driver's side headlight out and an expired temporary tag. The driver did not have a valid license and was found to be in possession of marijuana. Mario D. Logan, 34, of Sedalia, was released from the scene with a municipal court summons for Possession of Marijuana and Operating a Vehicle Without A Valid License.
Thursday night, Officers stopped a car for no rear license plate near East Broadway and South Thompson Avenue. There was a front plate that was not associated with the owner or the vehicle. The plate was seized and placed into evidence to be returned to the DOR.
Officers responded to the Menards store, 4400 Wisconsin Avenue in reference to a stealing in progress Thursday night. Upon arrival, the suspect had fled the scene, heading west on Broadway out of city limits. The complainant reported the theft of a pocket knife valued at $16.29. The incident is still under investigation.
On the night of January 13th, Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a blue Toyota SUV, as the vehicle did not have its tail lights illuminated. The traffic stop took place in the area of West 11th Street and South Missouri Avenue. Officers spoke to the driver and the passenger. The passenger provided a false identity. His actual identity was discovered, and it was revealed that Alexander Francis Morris, 41, of Sedalia had multiple warrants. Morris had a Pettis County warrant on original charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a no bond Failure to Appear warrant out of Moniteau county for original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, and felony Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and a no bond parole violation warrant. In addition, Morris was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and related paraphernalia. Morris was arrested on the warrants, the drug charges, and a count of Identity Theft. Morris was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold.
Thursday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1800 block of South Lamine in reference to a civil matter. Upon arrival, contact was made with the involved parties. Dispatch advised that one of the subjects, Rodney E. Tyler, 49, of Sedalia, had an active Pettis County warrant for Failure to Appear on original charges of Assault in the 4th Degree. The warrant was confirmed and Tyler was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a bond of $1500 cash or surety.
Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the 2500 block of Anderson Avenue for a suicidal subject. After speaking with the subject, they agreed to go to the Bothwell Regional Health Center voluntarily for treatment with PCAD.
Officers observed a vehicle with a driver known to be revoked Thursday afternoon. A traffic stop was performed on the vehicle at South Moniteau and Wilkerson Street. Officers made contact with the driver. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed him to have a revoked status. Jeremiah J. Miller, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked and transported to the Sedalia Police Department to be fingerprinted. Miller was released with a citation and a court date.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired license plates in the area of West Broadway and South Warren Avenue Thursday afternoon. In the course of the stop, Officers were advised that the suspect's driving status was suspended. Ashley Nichole Bridges, 26, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where she was booked and released for Driving While Suspended.
Thursday morning, Officers spoke with Yvonne M Miley on the phone about an incident that occurred on January 12th. Miley informed Officers that Police were called to her residence in the 600 block of East 10th for her father, who was out of control and a threat to himself as well as other occupants of the residence. Her father was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center, and then to a facility in Fulton after being evaluated. Miley stated she was being pressured to pursue charges against her father, when she was content with getting an order of protection. Officers informed her that she did not have to pursue charges if she didn't want to. Miley informed Officers she would be getting the ex-parte.
Wednesday evening, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Lifepointe Church, 2932 West Broadway for a report of stealing and property damage. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the manager of the property. He stated that sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday evening, someone cut copper wires and pipes from several of the air conditioning units attached to the property. A pair of bolt cutters were found on the scene. Photos of the scene were taken and attached to the report. The bolt cutters were taken as evidence. The estimated value of the damage and items taken was over $5,000. There are no suspects at this time.
Thursday afternoon, Officers responded to the area of West 16th and Clarendon Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the drivers of both vehicles. Dispatch advised that one of the drivers had an active Sedalia Municipal Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Driving While Suspended. The warrant was confirmed, and Amanda Nikkole Popp, 31, of Cole Camp, was transported to the Pettis County Jail. Popp was given a bond of $93.50 and a court date.
Thursday morning, Officers made contact with Jennifer J. Whitesell in the lobby of the Police Department. Whitesell wanted to report a female juvenile missing. Whitesell stated that the juvenile was last seen in the 1900 block of South Ingram, and went missing that morning. A missing report was completed, and the juvenile was entered as missing. At this time, foul play is not suspected.
On the evening of January 10th, Officers responded to the 1000 block of West 9th Street in reference to a vehicle theft. Paula Q. Smith reported that inside the vehicle, miscellaneous property included a debit card. This debit card was used to make two seperate purchases for $25.00 at an unknown Casey's gas station without the owner's permission. The card was also sued to attempt to purchase Nike shoes with a value of $117, but the owner was able to cancel the transaction.