This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

On the afternoon of July 10th, Brian Newswanger reported a work trailer was broken into at a job site in the 700 block of West Pettis Street.  Newswanger reported construction related equipment was stolen, and the approximate value is set at $4,000.  At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.


 

On Friday afternoon (July 10), Margarito U. Quetzecua came to the Sedalia Police Department to report a violation of an Order of Protection.  Quetzecua stated that her daughter's ex boyfriend has been contacting her through Snap Chat.  There is currently an Exparte in place against the subject, who was not named in the report.


 

Sedalia Police stopped an SUV in the area of South Harding and East Broadway for failing to maintain the right side of the roadway Friday night.  The odor of marijuana was coming from the vehicle. A DOR and warrant check of the driver and occupants revealed that the driver did not have a license and a passenger had a Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant with $1500 cash or surety bond.  Drae L. Marcum, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested for the Failure to Appear warrant, on original charges of Driver/Front Seat Passenger Fail To Wear Properly Adjusted/Fastened Safety Belt. The driver, Darien D. Douglas, was arrested after an investigation determined he was Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs) and Driving Without a License. Douglas was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for fit for confinement test. Douglas was then taken to the Pettis County Jail, where marijuana was located that he had attempted to conceal.  Douglas was placed on 24 hour hold on state charges of DWI Drugs, Driving Without A License, felony Introduction of a Controlled Substance into Jail, and Possession of Marijuana.


 

Last Wednesday (July 8), a truck was observed southbound on South Harding south of the tracks with no license plates.  The truck pulled into the 1100 block of South Harding, where Officers made contact with the driver.  After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was highly intoxicated.  Samuel Ryan Watson, 28, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters for further testing.  Watson was then transported to the Pettis County Jail on a city charge of Driving While Intoxicated, pending release to a sober person.


 

Pettis County dispatched a report of a careless and imprudent driver southbound on North Limit Avenue approaching Sedalia Friday evening. Sedalia Police located the vehicle once it entered into the Sedalia City Limit on southbound South Limit.  The truck crossed over the yellow line into the turn lane while southbound at about West 9th Street.  Officers were able to make a traffic stop on the truck in the 2400 block of South Limit.  A DOR and warrant check of the driver revealed his license was suspended through Missouri and had a Lafayette County Failure to Appear warrant, bond set at $250. Original charges on the warrant are  Fail To Drive On Right Half Of Roadway When Roadway Was Of Sufficient Width, Resulting In An Accident and Driving While Suspended 2nd or 3rd Offense.   Raymond L. Hendrickson Jr., 53, of Versailles, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released on a state charge of Driving While Suspended after bonding on the warrant.


 

Friday night, an Officer was called to the 1700 block of South Osage for a report of a violation of a court order.  The caller reported that he has an order of protection against a subject, and that the subject had walked by him and his property, violating the 100 foot restriction in the order. A charge of Violation of a Court Order is being requested through the prosecutor's office.


 

Officers were called to the 600 block of West 16th Street in reference to a hit and run accident Friday night.  Upon arrival, Officers located a truck that appeared to have struck a light pole.  The driver was not located, as they had left the scene before the Officer's arrival.  There were no witnesses and there are no suspects at this time.


 

Sedalia Police observed a Buick Lacrosse with no registration in the 4300 block of Wisconsin Avenue Friday morning.  Officers initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the suspect.  After running his information, dispatch advised that the suspect's driver's license was revoked out of New Mexico.  Due to extenuating circumstances, the suspect, Marvin E. Banister, 60, of Sedalia, was issued a citation for Driving While Revoked and released at the scene.


 

Monday night, Officers responded to the 2100 block of East 9th for a 911 call.  Upon arrival, Officers learned that a domestic altercation had occurred.  After speaking with the two subjects involved and a witness, a suspect was determined.  Jeremy W. Vinyard, 41, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail for 2nd Degree Domestic Assault.  Both the victim and the suspect had minor injuries.  Vinyard was placed on a 24 hour hold.


 

Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Broadway and South Vermont for a license violation Monday night. Drugs were observed in plain view, resulting in a search of the vehicle.  Methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were located.  The methamphetamine was packaged in a way, along with other evidence, consistent with drug sales.  Paul Scot Relle, 42, of Sedalia, was arrested for Delivery of a Controlled Substance, felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 1600 block of West 9th Street for a report of a violation of a protection order.  Upon contact with the victim, she said the subject had been sending her messages on social media, and had driven to her house; both of which are violations of the order.  Officers were unable to make contact with the suspect.  Charges are being submitted to the state prosecutor's office.


 

On the afternoon of July 5th, Officers responded to the Sutherlands store in the 3800 block of South Limit in regards to a report of Shoplifting.  The subject that had a stolen item in their possession was released at the scene and trespassed from the store.  After the subject was released, new evidence in the case was found.  Charges are being submitted to the prosecutor.  The value of the stolen items was $621.17.


 

Monday afternoon, an employee with the Sedalia Water Department came out to find his Water Department truck was missing.  The employee notified the Water Department supervisor, who was able to locate the truck via GPS.  The Pettis County Sheriff's Department  was called by the supervisor; Pettis County Deputies recovered the vehicle. Pettis County was able to track and locate the suspect, who admitted to the theft of the vehicle.  Justice KT. Workman, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested for the theft of the vehicle and transported by Pettis County Sheriff's deputies to the jail to be held filing of state charges of Stealing a Motor Vehicle.


 

Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of West 10th in reference to a domestic disturbance.  Two parties were arguing over custody of their son.  A 12 hour log was put into place for the residence due to the physical nature of the disturbance.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 1800 block of East 7th in regards to a subject who was reportedly not breathing.  Officers arrived on the scene and began life saving measures with Fire and PCAD.  The subject was later declared dead and the county coroner was contacted and responded to the scene.  The subject was transported to the Rea Funeral Home at the request of the family.


 

Monday morning, Officers spoke with Haley Greene in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to property damage.  Greene stated that some time during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect slashed two tires on her vehicle, which was parked in her driveway.  At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 1600 block of East 6th in regards to a violation of a court order.  Angela M. Woolery, 37, of Sedalia, was on the scene and was arrested and placed on a 24 hour hold.  Charges have been submitted to the prosecutor and the subject's court date and bond are to be determined.


 

On July 13th, Officers obtained information relating to an investigation being conducted by another agency.  The report is being completed to document that information, so it may be passed along.