Sedalia Police Reports For January 6, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Tuesday evening, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 600 block of East 27th Street for a domestic disturbance. Officers made contact with both parties. One party alleged that they were pushed, and the other party alleged they were poked, both with no visible injuries. A 12 hour log was completed as a primary aggressor could not be determined.
Sedalia Police observed a vehicle fail to use its turn signal when turning from New York onto Tower Tuesday evening. The Officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. Upon contact with the driver, Officers were able to smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The vehicle was searched and marijuana was found. The driver, Melyssa R Fleming, 34, of Sedalia, was issued a City Summons for Possession of Marijuana, which had a total weight of 4 grams. Fleming was issued a court date, and then the driver and passenger were released from the scene.
Tuesday night, Officers responded to the 2700 block of South Stewart Avenue for a report of a disturbance. Two subjects in a domestic relationship had assaulted one another. A primary aggressor was not determined. The parties were separated for the night and a 12 hour log was started to document the incident.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to an alleged domestic assault that had happened Tuesday evening at the Holiday Inn, 4001 West Broadway Boulevard. Contact was made with both the subject and the other party. Both said the other person assaulted them. Neither had injuries. A 12 hour log was completed documenting the incident.
Tuesday night, Officers were dispatched to the Holiday Inn, 4001 West Broadway Boulevard, in reference to a subject possibly in a drugged condition acting odd and walking behind the counter. The subject was located and was very intoxicated. He was not being cooperative and was ultimately taken into protective custody. Glenn A. Gananway II, 34, of Columbia, was transported to a hospital and then to the Pettis County Jail. Ganaway was placed on a 12 hour protective custody hold.
Officers responded to the area of Scott Joplin Court and West Saline Street in reference to a disturbance between two subjects in a parked car Tuesday night. Officers made contact with the two subjects in the parking lot of Scott Joplin Court. Both parties stated that there wasn't a disturbance between them, and they were in the car talking. The subject's information was obtained and Dispatch informed the Officers that one of the subjects had a warrant out of Johnson County, Kansas. Brian K. Donahue Jr., 36, of Kansas City Kansas, was arrested for his warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail. A charge of Fugitive from Justice will also be requested to the prosecutor. The bond amount is $4,000 cash or surety but Donahue was also placed on a 24 hour hold.
Wednesday morning, Officers responded near the 400 block of East 7th Street for a possible stolen vehicle. Joey Renee Roll spoke with Officers, and said she lent her vehicle to a friend who then had it stolen from him. The vehicle was entered as a stolen vehicle.
Tuesday night, Officers performed a traffic stop on a silver Chevrolet SUV, as the vehicle failed to activate a turn signal in the area of South Missouri Avenue and Wilkerson Street. Officers spoke to the driver and then performed a computer check through Dispatch, whereupon it was learned the driver had a revoked license. The driver was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Nathaniel L. Willis, 40, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and Possession of a Dangerous Drug. Willis was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24 hour hold with bond and court dates to be determined.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers responded to the Pettis County Court House for a warrant check. The subject was known to have an active warrant out of Mobile County, Alabama. The warrant was active and confirmed with full United States extradition. The warrant also held no bond. Calvin J. Woodard, 32, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Additional charges of Fugitive from Justice are being requested to the prosecutor.
Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet Cavalier with no license plate. Officers made contact with the suspect, who advised she had a Sedalia Failure to Appear warrant. Officers ran her information through Dispatch, confirming the Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Failing to Register a Vehicle. Aricka M. Johnson, 32, of Cole Camp, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where a bond of $50 was set as well as a court date.
On December 30th, a complainant came to the Sedalia Police Headquarters to make a report in reference to a violation of an order of protection. The victim reported that the suspect had violated a full order of protection by coming to her workplace, the Kohl's store, located at 4300 Wisconsin Avenue. On the morning of January 5th, the suspect came to the Police Headquarters. A statement was obtained and the suspect was arrested. Isaiah G. Cochran, 22, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released pending the filing of two state charges of Violation of a Full Order of Protection.
Monday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the 600 block of East 12th for a medical call. On arrival, Officers, Sedalia Fire, and Pettis County Ambulance began life saving measures. Life saving measures were unsuccessful and the subject was determined to be deceased. The Pettis County Coroner was contacted and arrived on the scene. The body was released to McLaughlin's Funeral Home at request of the family.