Sedalia Police Reports For June 22nd, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Monday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Quincy Avenue in reference to a disturbance. While in route, the suspect left the area in a vehicle. Officers located the vehicle at North Quincy and West Cooper and conducted a traffic stop. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the suspect had been throwing property at the residence his wife was staying at for the evening. The suspect then kicked the door in, breaking the plane, entering the residence. The residents then showed the suspect a firearm and he left the area. Gary Douglas Horn, 35, of Sedalia is facing charges of Burglary in the 1st Degree, Harassment in the 1st Degree, Trespassing in the 1st Degree, and Property Damage in the 2nd Degree.
Sunday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Carr for a moving violation. The driver of the vehicle threw an item out of the vehicle, which was recovered. The item contained marijuana and methamphetamine. The driver, Jacoby Indiana Gepford, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested for felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, felony Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Possession of Marijuana. The passenger of the vehicle, Aaron Jason Brown, 37, of Warrensburg, was arrested when it was found he has two active warrants for Failure to Appear.
Sedalia Police received a call from the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg Saturday evening regarding a dog bite that occurred in Sedalia. A report was taken over the phone regarding the incident.
Saturday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of South Harrison in response to a reported burglary. When Officers arrived, they spoke with a male victim, Vernon L. Harvey. Harvey appeared to have an altered mental state. PCAD responded and Harvey was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for further care.
In the early hours of Monday, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a non working brake light on South Lamine and East 5th. Officers spoke with the driver, who consented to a search of the vehicle. As the officer was patting the passenger down, a syringe was found in his pocket. When the passenger's property was searched, the Officer located a bag of methamphetamine. James D. Campbell, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released pending charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Officers responded to the 100 block of West Broadway, AFC Urgent Care, on a reported domestic assault Sunday night. When Officers arrived, they spoke with a female victim. She stated she was assaulted in her home by her son. She had visible bruising under her eye. Koehn L. Isenberg, 26, of Sedalia was arrested on charges of Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree (felony) and Failure to Appear.
Sunday night, Officers were called to the 2600 block of East 7th for a violation of a court order report. Quivonta Stephone Ray Moore stated that he received messages from a suspect who he had an active order of protection against. State charges are being requested for the suspect.
Officers were dispatched to the area of 3rd and Lamine to assist with a traffic stop Friday night. When Officers arrived, they made contact with the suspect and could smell the odor of intoxicants coming from his breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the suspect was intoxicated. Michael J. Tackitt, 41, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was over 0.08. Tackitt was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released. Charges of Driving While Intoxicated Persistent Offender and Driving While Revoked are being submitted to the prosecutor.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the McDonald's restaurant in the 3100 block of West Broadway in reference to a theft Sunday evening. Officers spoke with Joshua Stidman, who said he left his wallet in the bathroom at the restaurant on Friday with $900 in it. When he inquired about it, the wallet was returned but there was no cash in it. Management said the wallet was covered on Saturday by an employee. There have not been any arrests made at this time.
Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of East 18th in regard to illegal dumping Sunday night. Upon arrival, officers spoke with Charles Ford, who told officers that tires had been dumped on Friday the 19th, between noon and 8:00 p.m. Ford stated that he had about thirty tires there previously, but someone had dumped about sixty more on his property. The investigation is ongoing.
Sunday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of South Limit in reference to a disturbance in a parking lot. Officers responded and found there were three persons involved; two females and one male. One of the females assaulted the other female, and the male was attempting to break up the assault. The victim did not want to press charges, and a report was made to document the incident.
Friday evening, while on routine patrol, Officers were waved down in the 1100 block of Wilkerson. The subject stated that he had found a bone in his yard. Officers were unable to determine if the bone was from an animal or a human, so the bone was placed into evidence.
On the morning of June 21st, Sedalia Police responded to the intersection of West 7th Street and Warren to investigate an assault that happened in the parking lot of the McDonald's restaurant on South Limit. The reporting party had minor injuries but denied medical attention. The suspect is known and state charges are being submitted to the Prosecutor.
Sunday morning, Officers responded to the parking lot of the McDonald's on West Broadway to check on a subject who was unconscious. The suspect, Damean Duarall Simmons, 35, of Springfield, was found to be intoxicated and had an active no bond Parole/Probation Violation warrant. Simmons was arrested and transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center to be medically cleared, then taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Sunday afternoon, Officers responded to the 300 block of North Grand in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, Officers met with the victim, Michael Opfer. Officers found that someone had forced entry into a rear door, ransacked it and possibly stole items. At the time of the report, there is no suspect information.
Sedalia Police spoke to Elmer Maldonado on Sunday afternoon in regards to a stolen or lost license plate. Maldonado stated that sometime over the last few weeks the front plate on his vehicle was either lost or stolen. Officers are providing a report to dispatch so the plate can be entered as missing/stolen.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Police Station Lobby for a report of theft that needed to be taken by the phone. Officers made contact with Colin Smith, who stated that on June 12th, his luggage was taken from his unlocked vehicle while parked in the area of South Ohio and 5th street. Smith stated that he had about $700 worth of clothes inside the bag.
Saturday morning Officers responded to the Roadside Relics and Decor in the 2600 block of West Broadway in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, Officers met with the owner who explained someone forced entry into the business through a garage door and stole the cash register, which contained about $20 in cash. The register was found behind another business, broken. A juvenile suspect was developed and state charges are being forwarded to the Pettis County Juvenile's Office.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of North Quincy for a report of a subject who was not breathing. Upon arrival, Officers began giving medical aid to the subject. Sedalia Fire and PCAD arrived on the scene and took over medical aid. After all life saving measures were utilized, the subject was pronounced deceased. It appears as if the death was from natural causes.
Saturday morning, Sedalia Police responded to a report of a hit and run accident that occurred in the 2000 block of East 6th street. Kurstin E. Wilkerson, the victim, estimated the damage to the vehicle to be about $1,000.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Police Station Lobby for a report of assault Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers met with Michael Schafer, who stated that a known suspect ran him off the road in the 900 block of South Grand. Schafter then said the suspect got out of his vehicle and pointed a gun in his face while threatening him. Schafer stated that after a short time, the suspect drove off.
Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of North Ohio for a report of theft Saturday morning. The caller stated that two subjects had just stolen two bottles of soda and took off heading south. Upon arrival, Officers located the subjects and ran their information through dispatch. Dispatch confirmed that one of the subjects, Marc Lee Head, 50, Homeless, had a Probation and Parole Violation warrant. Head was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Sunday morning, Officers responded to the Budget Hair Salon in the 2700 block of West Main Street for a reference to burglary. Upon arrival, Officers met with the store owner, who stated someone broke into the business through a front window. The suspect rifled through the drawers, stealing ten dollars in cash. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.
Sedalia Police responded to the 3800 block of South Limit in regards to a physical disturbance in a vehicle Sunday afternoon. The suspect from the assault was found and arrested. Mark Leslie Baker, 48, of Windsor, was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on 24 hour hold pending charges of Domestic Assault in the 3rd degree (felony), and Property Damage in the 1st degree.
Friday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Woods Super Market in the 1400 block of South limit in reference to a theft. Officers spoke with the caller, Elizabeth Mayfield, who said four juveniles had been loitering in the store and when no one was looking, one of the juveniles reached over a display and stole a bottle believed to have been alcohol and left the store. Once the first juvenile had left the store, a second juvenile reached over the display and stole a carton of cigarettes and ran out of the store. The juveniles were not located. The caller estimated the value of the lost products to be about $32.00.
Officers were dispatched to the area of the 500 block of State Fair Boulevard in reference to subjects going through vehicles. When Officers arrived, the suspects had fled; but Officers spoke with the caller who pointed out the two vehicles he had seen the suspects in. Officers were unable to locate the owners of the vehicles, so it was unknown if anything was stolen. The suspects were not located.
Saturday night, Officers were dispatched to a fireworks call in the 2700 block of Station Avenue. A family was celebrating a senior graduation and fireworks were shot off. No summonses have been issued at the time of the investigation.
Saturday afternoon, a male came into the Woods West in the 1400 block of South imit. The suspect went down one aisle and then to the alcoholic beverages aisle. The suspect took three bottles of Belvedere Vodka and placed them in a bag he was carrying and then left the store. The incident was witnessed by an employee and was captured on video. A still shot of the suspect was sent to other units for identification.
Early Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of North Prospect in reference to a subject check. When Officers arrived, they made contact with an intoxicated individual. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the subject had a No-Bond Warrant (federal) from the US Marshals office in Virginia. Antonio Terrell Gray, 35, of Sedalia, was arrested for the No-Bond Warrant and for charges of being a Fugitive from Justice.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Leone Avenue in reference to a subject needing medical attention. The investigation revealed an adult male who was under the influence of drugs. The subject refused medical treatment and ended up staying with a friend that agreed to watch the subject for the night.
On the afternoon of June 16th, Officers responded to the Rea Funeral Home in the 1000 block of South Limit to assist the Green County Coroner's Office in an investigation. Officers took evidence from the funeral home and transported it to the Police Department, where it was then transported to the Green County Coroner.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of South Carr in regards to property damage on the morning of June 19th. Officers met with Eric Bowlin, who provided evidence, and the investigation is ongoing.
Friday morning, Officers met with the owner of American Auto Rental in the lobby of the Police Department. He stated that on May 23rd, he rented a vehicle to a female subject. The subject was to return the vehicle on June 3rd, but she has not returned it. The vehicle is being entered as stolen and charges are being requested on the suspect for Failure to Return Rental Property.