Sedalia Police Reports For January 27, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop early Wednesday morning on a vehicle in the area of East Johnson Street and North Ohio Avenue, for a moving violation. Upon contact with the driver, the odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana and additional evidence to indicate the driver was distributing the substance. Jordan Danielle Rhodes, 33, of Smithton, was arrested for Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Rhodes was placed on a 24 hour hold.
Tuesday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of East 16th Street and South Summit Avenue for a license violation. The driver of the vehicle was found to have a revoked driver's license. The driver was released from the scene and charges are being requested. The driver was not named in the report.
Monday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of East 3rd Street for a disturbance. Christina A. Jones reported that a known suspect had kicked her door, causing damage to it. The suspect was identified but not located and charges are being requested.
Early Monday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1900 block of South Grand Avenue, after observing the vehicle driving southbound in the northbound lane of traffic. The investigation during the stop revealed the driver was under the influence of intoxicants and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Jason Ryan Mucke, 38, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was processed and booked in on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated.
Tuesday evening, Officers took a report over the phone regarding a sexual assault that occurred in the 1500 block of West 9th Street. The investigation is ongoing.
Early Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop near the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway, for a moving violation. The driver of the vehicle was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and lysergic acid diethylamide. Ryan G Ardis, 42, of Sikeston, was arrested on two counts of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was not displaying a front registration plate. When Officers made contact with the driver, the odor of intoxicants was present on her breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Christina A. Cunningham, 29, of Mora, was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she provided a breath sample that showed her BAC was above 0.08. Cunningham was booked for Driving While Intoxicated and released to a sober individual.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of McAnally Court in reference to a burglary in progress. The victim was informed by a neighbor that someone was in her unit. The subject, Martavious K. Thomas, 30, of Sedalia, was located and arrested by Officers. Thomas was placed on a 24 hour hold at the Pettis County Jail pending state charges of Burglary and Stealing.
Monday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of East 4th Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. The victim said the father of her child whipped her several times with a phone charger, causing injuries while they were arguing.
On the afternoon of January 21st, Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to a property damage no longer in progress. The damage was valued at $400. The suspect, Anthony Lamar Melton, 32, of Sedalia, was identified and interviewed on January 25th. Melton was issued a summons for Destruction of Property and given a court date.
Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a silver Chevrolet passenger car, as Officers recognized the driver to have a Pettis County warrant. The traffic stop took place in the area of East 3rd Street and South Hancock Avenue. Officers spoke to the driver and performed a computer check through Dispatch. The warrant for Failure to Appear on traffic related charges was confirmed, with a $140 cash only bond. Autumn Dawn Foraker, 28, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.