Sedalia Police Reports For June 10, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Best Western State Fair Inn, 3120 South Limit Avenue, for a reported trespassing incident. The suspect was found and had a trespass warning prior to this incident. Judith Leigh Denney, 55, of Warsaw, was arrested for Trespassing in the 1st Degree. Denney was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold.
Officers were dispatched to the Casey's store, 1601 East Broadway Boulevard Friday morning, for a report of a wanted subject. When Officers arrived, the wanted subject fled on foot. The suspect did not get far before surrendering. Joseph R. Luera, 44, of Sedalia, was arrested for his felony warrant for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and his Failure to Appear warrant on felony charges of Tampering With A Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree. Additional charges of Resisting Arrest are being submitted. Luera was held at the Pettis County Jail with no bond.
Thursday night, Officers responded to the 500 block of East 10th Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers made contact with both parties involved. Officers were unable to determine a primary physical aggressor, and a 12 hour log was made.
Thursday evening, Officers responded to the 1300 block of West Henry Street for a report of drug activity. When Officers arrived, they collected a small bag of a white substance that was found in the bathroom.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Panera Bread, 3175 West Broadway Boulevard Thursday evening in reference to an individual yelling and causing a disturbance. Officers made contact with the subject, who was extremely intoxicated. It was apparent that individual was not able to care for himself. Jesse R. Smith, 55, Homeless, was arrested for Safekeeping. Smith was then transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for an evaluation, and then to the Pettis County Jail.
Wednesday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to a disturbance at the Colton's Restaurant, 4101 West Broadway Boulevard. There was an argument between two employees and one was let go.
Officers were dispatched to the Dollar General Store, 2500 West Broadway Boulevard, for a report of theft Wednesday morning. The caller stated that they thought they saw a subject place some items in her purse, leaving the store without paying for anything. Contact was later made with the suspect, and she allowed Officers to search her belongings. There were no stolen items. The subject was trespassed from the store.
Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Tequaria Santa Cruz restaurant, 1629 West Main Street, in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, Officers met with business management. Management advised that during the over night hours, someone disconnected power to the business and proceeded to break into it. The suspect then stole items and cash from inside. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.
A referral was received from the Children's Division on the morning of May 6th regarding possible child abuse. The victim was interviewed at Child Safe and a suspect was identified.
Thursday afternoon, an Officer was dispatched to a report of a deceased animal in a pet taxi found in the lake at Clover Dell Park, 5257 West 32nd Street. The deceased animal was retrieved by an Officer and turned over to Animal Control.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 3900 block of West 9th Street for a report of theft Thursday morning. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Jeri Ann Fielding. Fielding stated that someone had broken into her unlocked vehicle and stole her car keys.
Wednesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of East 3rd Street for a report of found property. Officers made contact with Krystal Lucas. Lucas stated that they found a bank card in the roadway. Officers attempted to make contact with the card owner, but they were unsuccessful in reaching her. The card was collected and placed into found property.
On the afternoon of June 1st, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard for an equipment violation. An occupant in the vehicle had an active warrant for their arrest. During a search of their person, methamphetamine was located. Joshua Jay Quick, 31, Homeless, was arrested for his warrant for Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and for a charge of Possession of a Dangerous Drug. Bond was set at $1500 cash or surety.
On the morning of June 7th, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a truck near South Osage Avenue and West 6th Street for speeding. A check through Dispatch showed the driver had an active Pettis County warrant with a bond of $10,000 cash or surety on charges of felony Endangering the Welfare of a Child Involving Drugs in the 1st Degree, and felony Tampering With Evidence in a Felony Prosecution. Tanya J. Brandkamp, 33, of Concordia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked.
On the afternoon of June 6th, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a car near East Booneville Road and North Marshall Avenue for failing to maintain the right half of the roadway. A check through Dispatch of one of the occupants showed he had two active St. Francois County Probation Violation warrants for felony Driving While Revoked and Displaying the License Plates of Another Person. One had no bond and one had a $25,000 cash or surety bond. James Charles Campbell, 57, of Iron Mountain Lake, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked.
Wednesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Casey's store, 3050 South Limit Avenue in reference to found property. The caller, an employee, located three different debit/credit cards underneath the cash register. The owners of the cards could not be located, so the cards were entered into evidence for safe keeping.