Sedalia Police Reports For January 4, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Monday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of North Mill Street on a vehicle that failed to maintain its lane. A check of the driver discovered that he was driving while revoked. Zachary L. Denny, 26, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and searched. A search of his person discovered drug paraphernalia. Denny was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of charges for Driving While Suspended and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Casey's General Store, 1601 East Broadway Monday morning in reference to property damage. Officers spoke with Alexis B. Metscher upon arrival. Metscher said a female customer had come into the store and threatened her. Metscher said when she went outside, she found all four of her tires had been punctured. Metscher said she was familiar with the suspect. No arrests have been made at this time.
Saturday morning, Officers responded to the 900 block of Winchester Drive for a report of an assault. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Brittany Simmons, who stated she had been struck in the face by the suspect. A report has been completed.
Late Saturday night, Officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 200 block of South Quincy. An investigation revealed two subjects assaulted three different residents of the house. One of the suspects was on scene and he was arrested. Roger Wayne Lindsey Jr., 35, of Sedalia, was arrested on felony charges of Assault in the 3rd Degree and Violation of A Full Order of Protection. The other subject fled prior to Officer's arrival and charges are being requested.
Officers observed a vehicle travelling south bound on South Limit Avenue Saturday morning without any tail lights. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, immediately noticing the odor of intoxicants on his breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Izaiah D. Synder, 22, of La Monte, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was above 0.08. Snyder was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released pending charges of Driving While Intoxicated.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of East 9th Street in reference to suspicious activity Friday night. A male subject was found to be in the residence and did not have permission to be there. The male subject was located trying to crawl under the house. Caleb Paul Bartlett, 24, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail on charges of Trespassing in the 2nd Degree. The owner of the residence was later located, but did not wish to pursue any charges. Bartlett was released from the jail.
Saturday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the 1200 block of West 11th Street for a report of property damage. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Wanda Kelley. A report was completed. There was no further information in the report.
Sedalia Police responded to the 200 block of North Harding in reference to an assault. Cindy M. Benortham stated the suspect assaulted them at the End Zone bar, 3129 West Broadway, Saturday afternoon. The suspect has been identified and charges are being pursued.
Saturday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of Brianna Boulevard, the Brianna Boulevard apartments, in reference to a gun shot call. The caller said that he negligently fired his pistol while in his apartment. The bullet was stopped by the kitchen sink and no one was injured.
Sunday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of West 3rd Street in reference to an assist agency call. The Pettis County Children's Division was conducting an investigation for the Johnson County Children's Division.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of West Main Street for a report of a theft. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Reynaldo Bedolla, who stated that sometime overnight someone stole around $36,000 worth of tools and air compressors from his job site.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of West 7th Street for a subject check. Officers contacted the subject, Judith L. Denney, 54, Homeless. Officers confirmed Denney had a Failure to Appear warrant out of Pettis County on original charges of Trespassing. Denney was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a $1,500 cash or surety bond.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the American Inn, 1217 South Limit for a subject check Saturday night. The subject that Officers checked had an active warrant from Dekalb County for Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving Under the Influence. Joey Michael Cahill, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a $1,000 cash only bond.
Sunday night, Officers responded to the Police Department Lobby in reference to a reported sex crime involving a juvenile. The crime was reported to have occurred in Warrensburg. The case is being referred to Warrensburg Police Department.
Officers were dispatched to the Community Loans of America, 2121 West Broadway Sunday night for a report of property damage. Raul Baro reported an unknown suspect broke a window to his business and attempted to enter. The suspect fled the scene when they realized Baro was inside.
Sunday night, Officers responded to the 1000 block of East 10th Street for a 911 call. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the caller, who had a warrant from Pettis County. The warrant was for Molestation of a Minor and the bond was set at $150,000 cash or surety. Jerry J. Cook, 37, of Sedalia, was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked in with a court date.
Sedalia Police met with James Perry in the lobby of the Police Department Saturday afternoon in reference to a theft. Perry stated that the license plates from his vehicle were stolen during the overnight hours. At the time of the report, there is no suspect information. The plates have been entered as stolen.
Friday afternoon, Officers responded to the 300 block of McAnally Court to assist the Children's Division with an investigation into possible child abuse. Contact was made with individuals involved and the case remains under investigation.
Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the 2500 block of Southwest Boulevard for a domestic disturbance call. Adam Aaron Landon, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested for Peace Disturbance and placed on a 24 hour hold.
Officers initiated a traffic stop on a black Ford Explorer because it did not have any license plates Friday night. The Explorer came to a stop in the parking lot of the Casey's General Store, 716 West 16th Street. During the stop, the driver informed Officers that her driver's license had been suspended. Officers confirmed with dispatch and placed Ashley Nicole Meyrose, 37, of Sedalia under arrest. Meyrose was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked for Driving While Suspended and released.
Friday morning, Officers responded to the 1000 block of West 11th for a burglary report. Shatanyaer E. Washington woke up and found DVD's had been taken from the home, with no forced entry made. The total value of the items was approximately $140.
Sedalia Police responded to the 900 block of Crescent Drive for a report of a stolen firearm Friday morning. Ileanna A. Clemons reported that someone entered her unlocked vehicle between the afternoon of the 31st and the morning of the 1st and stole a firearm from the vehicle. The firearm was valued at approximately $200.
Thursday night, A truck was stopped at East 24th Street and South Massachusetts for failing to maintain the right half of the roadway and speeding while on South Ohio Avenue. A DOR check revealed that the driver was revoked out of Illinois. Tonjya L. Gordon, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released on a municipal charge of Driving While Revoked.
Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of East 27th for a runaway juvenile Thursday night. At this time, the juvenile is being entered as a missing person/runaway and there is no foul play suspected.
Sedalia Police responded to the area of South Mill and 3rd Street for a possible intoxicated subject walking in the roadway Thursday night. Officers made contact with the suspect that fit the description of the call and smelled the odor of marijuana on his person. Through further investigation, Officers found 14 grams of marijuana on his person. Christopher Alan Bauer, 36, of Sedalia, was issued a city summons for Possession of Marijuana and a court date, then was released from the scene.
Thursday night, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle with a defective headlamp near Johnson and Missouri. The passenger fled from the vehicle after the vehicle was stopped and was apprehended by Officers. William R. Taylor Sr., 49, of Sedalia, had two Pettis County warrants; one for Burglary in the 2nd Degree and the other for Possession of Methamphetamine. Taylor was transported and booked into the Pettis County jail on the two warrants and a felony count of Resisting Arrest pending charges from the Pettis County Prosecutor. Bond was set at $15,000.
Early morning Thursday, Officers performed a traffic stop on a white Dodge Charger for several lane use violations on South Limit Avenue. The stop took place in the area of West 3rd Street and South Limit Avenue. Officers spoke to the driver, along with adult occupants. There were also two children in the vehicle. Investigation revealed the driver was intoxicated. Ruby C. Marin, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department for further processing, after which she was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released for Driving While Intoxicated, Improper Lane Usage, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The vehicle was towed from the scene. The children were released to friends/relatives. Court date is to be determined.
Last Wednesday afternoon, an Officer was dispatched to the T-Mobile store, 4401 Wisconsin Avenue in reference to a theft report. The employee of the store said two black males came into the store pretending to be interested in services. The two cut the security cables and stole two demo phones, then left quickly.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Grand Avenue in reference to an animal complaint Wednesday morning. During an investigation by the Sedalia Code Enforcement, it was discovered that around 100 ducks were being neglected on the property. The ducks were removed from the property and a criminal investigation was started. There was no further information in the report.
Officers responded to Shiliby's Tire, 3913 South Limit, for a vehicle theft report Wednesday afternoon. On arrival, Officers spoke with Steven J. Carr, who stated an unknown subject got into his vehicle and left northbound on South Limit Avenue. The vehicle was unattended and running at the time of the theft. The Pettis County Sheriff's Department located the vehicle on East Broadway Boulevard. The suspect fled, crashed, and was taken into custody by the Sheriff's Department. Further information from the Sheriff's Department is pending.
Thursday morning, Danny E. Brown came into the lobby of the Sedalia Police Department and reported that someone had withdrawn $40 out of his account without his knowledge or consent. Brown did not want to press charges at this time, as it might have been a clerical error. A report was taken to document the incident.
Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police spoke with Erica Perez about a theft of prescription medication. Perez stated that the prescription medicine belonging to her son was missing. A report was completed, as the victim wanted to have the prescription refilled.
An Officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of West 11th Street Wednesday evening in reference to a hit and run accident. Ricky Meyer said their vehicle had been hit and no notes were left identifying the other party involved.