Sedalia Police Reports For June 15, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Tuesday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of West 18th Street and South Kentucky Avenue for a traffic violation. The driver was found to have a drug-related warrant out of the state of Texas. Upon his arrest, he was found to be in possession of narcotics. Valdimir T. Shalnev, 34, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Shalnev was placed on a 24-hour hold on charges of Fugitive from Justice, Possession of A Dangerous Drug, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on a red Jeep early Wednesday morning because it had expired registration. The stop was made near the intersection of West 16th Street and McDonald's Avenue. The driver's status was found to be revoked. Byron Alfred Guider Jr., 36, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Guider was booked and released for Driving While Revoked.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of West 32nd Street and Clinton Road Tuesday night. Officers made contact with the driver and found the driver to be under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Daniel N. Scotten, 22, of Green Ridge, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending state charges for Driving While Intoxicated.
Tuesday night, Officers observed a black Chevrolet Avalanche crossing Thompson Boulevard with excessive window tinting. The registered owner of the truck was also known to have a revoked driving status. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. William Darcel Ballance, 47, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Ballance refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained, and Ballance was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw. Ballance was then transported to the Pettis County Jail. Ballance was placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Driving While Intoxicated (Chronic Offender, Class D Felony), Driving While Revoked, and Operating a Vehicle with Vision Reducing Material.
Early Wednesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Best Western Hotel, 3120 South Limit Avenue, for a reported unknown incident. A female had called and asked for help. Officers were able to establish that a domestic violence incident occurred. The victim was spoken to, and the suspect was not able to be found. Officers were not able to determine a primary physical aggressor at this point in time.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle for a defective headlight Tuesday night. The vehicle was stopped near the intersection of West Pettis Street and North Missouri Avenue. The driver was found to have two Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Driving While Suspended. Brook Edwards Dowell, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested and booked in on his warrants at the Pettis County Jail. Bond was set at $350.00.
Tuesday evening, Officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the Club Car Wash, 4211 Wisconsin Avenue. A general information report was taken to document what Officers were told on scene.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department Tuesday evening in reference to a suicidal subject. Officers made contact with the caller, who stated her ex-husband, who lives with her in the 1000 block of West Broadway Boulevard, had left a note saying he was going to hurt himself. The individual was entered as a missing person.
Tuesday evening, Officers were dispatched to the Police Station lobby for a report of found property. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Dan Rumsey. Rumsey stated he found a cell phone in the area of East Broadway Boulevard and South New York Avenue. The owner of the phone could not be determined due to the screen lock. The cell service was also deactivated. The phone was collected and placed into found property.
Monday afternoon, Officers performed a warrant check on a subject at the Casey's store, 1601 East Broadway Boulevard. A check through Dispatch showed the subject had two active City of Sedalia warrants for Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Danny Wayne McKernon, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked with a cash bond of $400.
Officers stopped a vehicle near the intersection of West 13th Street and South Osage Avenue Tuesday afternoon after it committed a moving violation. The vehicle also had no license plates. A computer check showed that the driver's Missouri driving privileges had been suspended. Theresa Faye Cox, 19, of Sedalia, was issued a municipal summons for Driving While Suspended and released from the scene.
Tuesday morning, Officers conducted a vehicle stop near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Quincy Avenue. A consent search of the vehicle located a marijuana pipe and a small amount of burned marijuana. The items were seized for destruction. No charges are being requested.
On the morning of June 10th, Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of West 4th Street in reference to a possible burglary. The suspect forced his way into the house and attempted to get two juvenile females to smoke marijuana with him. The suspect then left the house after one of the juvenile females called their parents.