Sedalia Police Reports For July 20, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. In the early morning hours of Monday, Officers were called to the 1200 block of West 11th Street for a reported assault. When Officers arrived, a female victim stated that she had been assaulted by her daughter. A juvenile referral will be completed.
Sunday night, Police were dispatched to Main and Ohio in reference to a violation of an order of protection. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the victim, who said the suspect approached him and started talking to him. The victim currently has an order of protection against the subject. The suspect could not be located. No arrests have been made at this time.
Officers were dispatched to McAnally Court for a reported domestic disturbance in progress Sunday morning. When Officers arrived, the male suspect fled into a nearby residence and failed to come out. Charges will be submitted.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1500 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a reported disturbance Sunday night. Officers made contact with the individuals involved. A juvenile in the residence was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for injuries unrelated to the disturbance.
Sunday evening, Officers were dispatched to the New Haven Residential Home for Girls, in the 1500 block of West Broadway, in reference to a runaway juvenile. The juvenile was reportedly last seen by staff at the home before noon that morning, and she had not returned home at the time of the report. The juvenile has been entered into the national database. Earlier that hour, Officers responded to the same address for a reported disturbance. Officers made contact with the individuals involved and one was transported to BRHC for further mental evaluation.
Sedalia Police spoke with Michael Garrison on the phone in reference to harassment. Garrison stated that two people known to him were making inflammatory Facebook posts about him before sending threatening direct messages to him.
Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was driving without headlights on near Broadway Boulevard and South Ingram. When Officers made contact with the driver, the odor of intoxicants was detected. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Tiffany L. Mahnesmith, 28, of Prairie City Illinois, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where she provided a breath sample that showed her BAC was above .08. Mahnesmith was given a court date and released.
Officers responded to the Casey's Store in the 3000 block of South Limit, for a reported theft Sunday morning. Upon contact with the complainant, she stated a female subject entered the business, concealed numerous items on her person, and then left the business without paying. The suspect was identified by the complainant and charges are being submitted to the prosecutor.
Sunday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of West 5th street for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers met with the victim, who stated the suspect came up to her porch attempting to get her child after a child custody agreement. The victim stated that the suspect pushed her and threw a cigarette in her face. Hope G. Bartlett, 22, of Sedalia, was issued a summons for Assault. The male at the scene, Michael Joseph Amos, 27, of Sedalia, had an active Sedalia Failure to Appear warrant with an original charge of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Amos was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Officers made a traffic stop at Main and Winchester on a vehicle for expired/switched tags. It was found that someone had taken the front sticker off and had scraped down to the metal of the license plate by doing so. The rear plate had an orange sticker on it, but the sticker showed 2014. The rear plate had been scraped off, but not to the metal of the license plate. Officers asked the driver, Michael E. Gertz, if he wanted to make a report, which they did. A report for theft was made.
On the afternoon of July 18th, Officer responded to the 1600 block of Irene Circle in response to a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival, one subject, Isaiah G. Cochran, 21 of Sedalia, was identified as having active local warrant for Failure to Appear. Cochran was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $60 cash only bond.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police reported to the 300 block of West 4th Street in regards to property damage no longer in progress. The damage totaled at $243.00 and the investigation is ongoing.
Officers responded to the 800 block of East 3rd in regards to a found tool box Friday afternoon. The tool box was taken to the Police Station to be held for safe keeping.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Scott Joplin Court in reference to a disturbance Saturday afternoon. The caller stated that a relative, who was not taking his medication, had begun yelling and making threatening statements. The caller did not want to press charges and did not want the subject to leave. Officers explained the civil process for orders of protection and alternate housing, if needed. A 12-hour log was made and the report to support it.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were informed of a sexual assault that occurred within the city limits of Sedalia. The mother of the victim wanted to have a report completed and incident investigated.
Friday night, Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of East 7th in reference to a harassment complaint. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the caller, who said they had been followed home by an erratic driver, who then followed her around the block several times. The caller then said when she stopped, the suspect blocked her in with his truck and started yelling at her. The caller's husband came out of the residence with a firearm and told the subject to leave. The subject left, but then drove around the block several times before leaving the area. The suspect returned while Officers were speaking with the caller. The suspect then threatened the caller's husband. The suspect, Nathan Easton Seifner, 19, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. Charges of Harassment with the Intent to Frighten or Disturb Another Person have been submitted to the prosecutor.
Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failing to signal a turn near 5th and Lamine. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered a passenger had a municipal Failure to Appear Warrant from the City of Sedalia. Braden A. Williams, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked on his warrant. The warrant had a bond of $100.00 cash only and Williams was given a court date.
Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to Albright Court in regards to an investigation of child abuse that happened out of state. Information was gathered at the scene and a report was made to the Missouri Department of Social Services Child Abuse Hotline.
An Officer was dispatched to the 200 block of South Quincy Avenue in reference to a burglary report Saturday afternoon. Some time between 8:00 p.m. on the 17th and 1:30 p.m. on the 18th, an apartment was broken into. Several items from inside the apartment were stolen.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to a stolen identity. Amber R. Nash made a report that her information had been used without permission or knowledge in a business out of state.
Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Sedalia Police Department Headquarters in regards to a vehicle hit and run accident that occurred near Market Street in Sedalia Friday morning. There were no reported injuries. The damage to the vehicle involved is $1500.00 and the investigation is ongoing.
An Officer was dispatched to the intersection of West 18th and South Beacon avenue Friday morning in reference to a found property report. An all black adult bicycle was abandoned in the area for longer than a day. The bike was collected and entered into evidence as found property for safe keeping.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of West 14th Street for a report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers met with a subject who stated that he and his mother had gotten into a physical altercation. Officers then met with the female subject, who had a different story than her son. Neither party had any injuries and the primary aggressor could not be determined. A 12 hour log was made for the incident.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1700 block of East Broadway Friday morning. The driver was found to have a revoked license. Waylon Matthew Burns, 36, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and No Proof of Insurance. Burns was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released with a court date.
Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Fitters restaurant in the 500 block of South Ohio in reference to subject check. The caller said that an intoxicated male was walking around the streets, yelling at cars, and laying down in the road. The subject was located and taken into protective custody. Sergio Alfonso Marcos, 41, was determined to be fit for confinement at Bothwell Regional Health Center and then transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 12 hour hold.
Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of East 5th Street in reference to a domestic disturbance Friday morning. During the investigation, a computer check of one of the parties showed they had two active warrants out of the City of Sedalia for Failure to Appear with original charges of Speeding. Natasha Rose Parkhurst, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was given a court date and a bond of $120 cash only.
Friday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation near the intersection of South Limit and West 10th Street. The driver of the vehicle was found to have an active warrant for his arrest out of Cass County for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Driving While Suspended. Carlos Palacioz, 36, of Windsor, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a $100.00 cash only bond.