This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Pettis County Jail - Rogers
Pettis County Jail - Rogers

Officers were dispatched to the area of East 19th and South Lamine for a possible domestic assault Monday night. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with both individuals, who are in a domestic relationship. The victim stated that the suspect had head butted her, and had an obvious injury to her face. The suspect stated he did not head butt her. Colt D. Rogers, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of charges of Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree.


In the early morning hours Tuesday, Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of East 7th street in reference to a phone that was found by Paul T. Jones at East 7th and South New York Avenue. The owner's identity was found, but was unable to be contacted. The phone has been entered into evidence as safekeeping.


Monday night, Officers responded to the 2100 block of West Broadway in reference to a child investigation. Upon arrival, an officer made contact with the callers, who stated they found a toddler wandering across West Broadway. The mother of the toddler eventually made contact with the officers on the scene and claimed her child. The mother stated that she left the child with a babysitter and the child escaped the house without the babysitter's knowledge. No charges are being sought, but a child hotline call to the Children's Division will be made.


Early Tuesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the American Inn in the 1200 block of South Limit for a theft report. Officers made contact with the original caller, and his identified suspect. At the current time, the situation appeared to be more a misunderstanding, and a civil issue involving a joint bank account. No further details were in the report.


Officers observed a silver car at a high rate of speed eastbound on East Broadway Boulevard and South New York Monday night. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the car in the area of South Emmet Avenue. A DOR check of the driver revealed that she was a suspended driver. Jesika Rhea Bartlett, 28, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.


Monday evening, an Officer responded to the Auto Zone in the 2600 block of Broadway in reference to found property. Charles Blaha reported he found a white Mongoose bicycle that was left behind the building. The bike has been placed into evidence as found property.


On Monday, Emilio Ax-Xol came to the Sedalia Police Department to report their 17 year old daughter as a missing person. The victim was last seen on May 25, 2020.


Monday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of South Grand for a report of a pistol missing from an unsecured vehicle. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Ronald T. Camirand, who stated that earlier in the same day he had noticed his black .22 revolver was missing from his vehicle. There are no suspects at this time. The estimated value of the pistol is around $150.


Sedalia Police were called to the 1000 block of West 7th for a report of a subject who had stopped breathing Monday morning. Life saving measures were taken by emergency personnel, but the subject was pronounced dead at the scene. The Pettis County Coroner was contacted and took over the scene.


Pettis County Jail - Johnson
Pettis County Jail - Johnson

Friday night, a vehicle was stopped in the 400 block of South Washington for careless and imprudent operation. Brianna Nicole Johnson, 35, of Sedalia, was arrested on an outstanding Probation and Parole warrant. A consent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of an illegal drug. Both the driver, Joseph Michael Jones, 61, of Sedalia, and Johnson were placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Both Jones and Johnson were transported to the Pettis County Jail for processing. A search of Johnson by jail staff led to the discovery of drug paraphernalia and an additional illegal drug. Formal charges are being requested through the Prosecutor's office for two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance against Johnson in addition to Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession in a County Jail.


In the afternoon of May 21st, Officers were dispatched to the Orscheln's Farm and Home in the 2400 block of South Limit for a theft report. Upon arrival Officers met with the store employee, Nathan Rumans, who witnessed a man walk out of the store wearing boots that were not paid for. The suspect has been identified and charges are being requested.


Monday morning, a complainant came to the Sedalia Police Department and reported that someone had stolen his stimulus check in the amount of $1,200. The victim would like to pursue charges. There was no further information in the report.


Sedalia Police responded to the 2600 block of North Woodlawn for a court order violation. Officers arrived and confirmed a court order existed and the individual, Adam Lynn Kettle, 43, Homeless, was in fact violating the order. Kettle was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending charges of Violation of a Term Exparte.


On Monday, Martha A. Reed called the Sedalia Police Department and reported her wallet was lost. Reed stated the wallet contained their ID card, Social Security Card, Mo Health Net card, and their debit card. At this time, there is no evidence suggesting the wallet was stolen.

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