This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Pettis County Jail - Bottcher

Thursday evening, Sedalia Police conducted a check on an individual in the 700 block of West 2nd who was known to have an outstanding warrant. Police made contact with the individual and confirmed his identity, and the warrant for felony Failure to Appear with a bond of $5,000 cash or surety. Bradley James Bottcher, 35, of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Pettis County Jail - Price

In the early morning hours Thursday, Officers conducted a traffic stop in a parking lot in the 800 block of South Limit for an equipment violation. A passenger in the vehicle was found to have two active Pettis County warrants. Brenden M. Price, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a $2,000 cash or surety bond.


 

Officers observed a red pickup truck speeding on Boonville Road and conducted a traffic stop at Boonville and Marshall Avenue. When Officers made contact with the driver, the odor of intoxicants was coming from the driver. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Talmadge E. Thomas, 35, of Otterville, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department where he provided a breath sample that showed a BAC above 0.08. Thomas was issued a citation for DWI with a court date before being released to a sober driver.


 

Thursday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of West Broadway for a reported theft from a motor vehicle. When Officers arrived on the scene, Jacob N. Woolery stated a check was stolen from his vehicle. A report will be completed.


 

Pettis County Jail - Jones

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1900 block of West Broadway in reference to a disturbance Thursday evening. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the male had shown up at the female's residence and violated an Ex Parte. A physical altercation followed, and the male ran from Police when they arrived. Jeremiah N. Jones, 40, Homeless, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24-hour hold. Charges of Violation of an Ex Parte, Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree, and Resisting Arrest have been submitted.


 

Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of South Ohio for a report of an assault. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the victim, who stated he was assaulted by his son on June 8th. The victim sustained a broken ankle as a result of the fight. Charges of Domestic Assault are being sought. There was no further information in the report.


 

Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of South Osage in reference to a disturbance Thursday afternoon. Both parties involved claimed the other physically assaulted them. There were no physical injuries. A 12-hour log was put into place.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 400 block of Albright Court in reference to a warrant check Thursday afternoon. The Housing Authority management called and advised a person living at the residence possibly had a warrant. Officers made contact with the suspect, who was not named in the report, and verified she had a warrant through Chillicothe. Officers placed the suspect under arrest and transported her to the Pettis County Jail. She was given a court date and a bond of $250 cash.


 

Thursday morning, Officers responded to the 1800 block of West 5th, the office of DeBell Chiropractic, in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, Officers found a front window on the business had been broken and entry made through the front door. The suspects then forced entry into the business through an interior door and stole an unknown amount of cash from a drawer. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.


 

Wednesday afternoon, Officers took a theft report from the Police Station Lobby. Officers met with Davielle McCoy, who stated that sometime between now and last March, someone had stolen her back license plate off of her vehicle.


 

Sedalia Police were dispatched to Baker's Auto Sales in the 2100 block of East Broadway in reference to a found property report Wednesday afternoon. The employees located several items in a repossessed vehicle. The items were placed into evidence for safekeeping as found property.


 

Thursday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to an assault report that occured at the El Tapatio in the 3000 block of South Limit. The complainant wanted to report an assault that occurred at the restaurant.


 

On the morning of June 10th, Sedalia Police responded to the 1100 block of South Park in regards to a found bicycle. The bicycle was taken to the Police Department to be held for safekeeping.


 

An Officer was dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a found property report Wednesday morning. Paige Overton said that on the previous Saturday she received a letter in the mail saying that she had $3,000 deposited into her bank account from an unknown source.


 

Officers were dispatched to the Menard's store in the 4400 block of Wisconsin avenue Wednesday morning in reference to an abandoned vehicle on their lot. Upon arrival, Officers found a black Ford F150 on the lot. A check of its VIN revealed it had been stolen from the Kansas City area in March of 2020. The pickup was processed on scene and towed. At this time, there is no suspect information.


 

Thursday morning, an Officer was dispatched to the 200 block of East 24th in reference to a theft report. Carl Wilken stated a John Deere 110 was stolen out of the back yard of one of his rental properties.


 

A private business contacted the Police Department Wednesday morning about a kitchen knife found behind their building in the 1800 block of West 5th. The business assistant stated that the knife was not noticed yesterday and that where the knife was located is directly under a window they frequently look out. The knife was not related to any calls the Police Department had previously received. The knife was placed into evidence as abandoned/found property for destruction.


 

Wednesday afternoon, Officers met with Cory Hopkins in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a possible parental kidnapping issue. Hopkins and the mother of his child were recently in a disagreement and she left with the child, heading out of state. Since then, she has not shared her exact location or the location of his son with him. A report of parental kidnapping has been generated and forwarded to the Prosecutor's Office.


 

Pettis County Jail - Wyrick

Thursday morning, a victim came to the Police Station to report an assault that occurred the previous night. The victim stated that the suspect got within inches of his face, drew back his fist as if to hit him, and asked if the victim could see the demon in him. This caused the victim to believe that an assault was eminently forthcoming from the suspect. The suspect, Gregory A. Wyrick Jr, 29, of Sedalia, was located and the incident was investigated. Wyrick was issued a municipal court summons for Assault with a court date.