Sedalia Police Reports For July 10, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Thursday night, Officers were dispatched to the American Inn in the 1200 block of South Limit for a report of domestic assault between two adults. Melissa S. Franken, 36, of Sedalia, was arrested for Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Franken was transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of formal charges from the prosecutor's office.
Officers conducted a traffic stop Wednesday night on a vehicle that was driving down the middle of the road. Officers made contact with the driver, John Mark Zimmerman, 49, of Sedalia. During the course of the investigation it was discovered Zimmerman had a revoked driving status. The vehicle was searched after K9 Charlie alerted on the vehicle. Inside the vehicle, a methamphetamine pipe was located. A request for the charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Driving While Revoked has been submitted to the prosecutor's office.
Sedalia Police conducted an investigative stop near the intersection of West 16th and South State Fair Boulevard Thursday night. The driver of the vehicle was found to have two active warrants for his arrest out of Pettis and Camden Counties. The Pettis County warrant stems from a Probation Violation on an original charge of Stealing Leased Or Rented Property. The Camden County warrant for Failure to Appear came from an original charge of Possession Of A Controlled Substance. Tyler R. Ball, 41, of Versailles, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he is being held without bond.
Thursday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of East 3rd and South Engineer for a license violation. A passenger in the vehicle, Crystal G. Thomas, 30, Homeless, was found to have an active warrant out of Pettis County for Failure to Appear on original charges of Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. After confirmation, Thomas was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a $254.50 cash only bond.
Early Thursday morning, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no registration. The vehicle had failed to signal a turn near 6th Street and South Osage Avenue. Upon contact with the driver, Officers noticed the odor of intoxicants coming from the driver. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Jaycobe Thai Kronk, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was above 0.08. Kronk was issued a citation for DWI and given a court date. Kronk was then released to a sober driver.
Thursday afternoon, Officers responded to the Bothwell Regional Health Center in reference to a hit and run accident. Upon arrival, Police spoke with the victim. Andrew Lange stated he was crossing Limit Avenue near West 16th Street when he was struck by a pickup truck. The driver of the truck stopped and provided Lange with a ride home, but failed to identify himself. Lange was then transported to the BHRC by a family member, where it was determined he had several injuries, but none that appeared to be life threatening at the time of the report.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Police Station Lobby for a report of a violation of a court order Thursday morning. Upon arrival, Officers met with the victim, who stated the suspect sent her a message on Facebook, which was a violation of the court order. Charges are being submitted against the suspect for Violation of A Court Order.
On the evening of July 3rd, Police were dispatched to the Police Station Lobby for a report of a civil issue. Upon arrival, Officers met with Mariah Smith, who stated she was mailed a $6,000 unemployment check. Smith stated she didn't have a bank account, so she put the money in her friend's account. Smith said that her friend now refuses to give her the last $1,500 she put into her account.