Sedalia Police Reports For March 1, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
In the early morning hours of March 1st, Sedalia Police were requested to assist the Pettis County Sheriff's Department with a vehicle pursuit entering the City of Sedalia. Officers assisted with the vehicle pursuit by blocking major intersections and deploying stop sticks. Read more on this story from the Pettis County report.
Sunday evening, Officers responded to the 800 block of East 7th Street in reference to a harassment call. Endylee M. Puckett stated that a male subject was yelling and threatening them. The male subject fled before Officer's arrival and has not been contacted at this time. Charges are being requested of harassment on the male subject.
Friday night, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at West Main and North Missouri Avenue on a silver Toyota Corolla that Officers observed speeding. Officers made contact with the driver, and during the investigation it was discovered the driver had a suspended driver's license. Anthony Lamar Melton, 32, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Melton was fingerprinted, issued a citation with a court date, and released.
Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of East 16th Street for a possible domestic disturbance Sunday night. Both parties were contacted, and a primary physical aggressor could not be determined. One of the subjects left the home, and a 12 hour log is being completed to document the incident.
Sunday afternoon, Officers stopped a vehicle for expired tags in the area of East Broadway Boulevard and South Hancock Avenue. The information of the driver and the occupants was ran through Dispatch. It was discovered the driver was operating a motor vehicle while suspended and had an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant was a Failure to Appear on original charges of Failing to Maintain Financial Responsibility. Jeremy A. McDaniel, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and the Failure to Appear warrant. McDaniel was attempting to post bond at the time of the report.
Sedalia Police responded to the 3400 block of West Broadway Boulevard, the Motel 6, in reference to a domestic disturbance Sunday morning. Upon arrival, Officers met with the victim, who had been assaulted by a male. The victim had injuries to her face and was transported to Bothwell Hospital by PCAD. The male subject had fled prior to Officer arrival, but was identified. State charges of Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree are being forwarded to the prosecutor.
Saturday morning, Officers responded to the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard, in regards to a possible disturbance with weapons. After investigating the incident, a general information report was completed to document the incident. There was no further information in the report.
On the evening of February 18th, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of East 5th Street and South Emmet Avenue on a vehicle travelling with only one Missouri license plate. Contact was made with the driver, and the odor of marijuana was detected. The driver admitted there was marijuana in the vehicle. Shawn A. Moore, 46, of Marshall, was issued a City Summons for Possession of Marijuana and No Driver's License, and released.
In the early morning hours of February 19th, Sedalia Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Grand Avenue. The vehicle fled from Officers and was not pursued.
Friday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at West 16th Street and State Fair Boulevard for speeding. Contact was made with the driver, and his information was given to Dispatch. A computer check was completed, advising that the driver had two non extraditable Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Owned By Another Knowing The Owner Has Not Maintained Financial Responsibility and Speeding. The driver also was a suspended driver through the state of Missouri. Shavauni A. Barger, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he was booked and released with a court date.
Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the area of South Hancock and East 5th Street in reference to a disturbance that had occurred. Upon arrival, Officers met with Stephanie Buckner, who stated she and her boyfriend got into a physical altercation over money. During the altercation, Buckner sustained minor scratches to her right hand and face. The male subject left the area before Police arrived and has not been contacted at this time.
Saturday evening, Sedalia Police met with Brenda Johns in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft that occurred in the 100 block of West 7th. Johns stated that some time in the last two weeks, someone stole the front license plate off of her vehicle. The suspect then put a different license plate on the victim's vehicle. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of East Broadway Boulevard for a report of theft. Upon arrival, contact was made with Kimberly L. Wilson, who stated she thinks that her friend was taking money off of her pre paid bank card. Wilson said she was missing around $90 total.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2000 block of West Broadway Boulevard Friday evening. The driver was found to have an active Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant on an original charge of Expired Plates. Kimberly Elaine Cline, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Cline's court date is to be determined, and bond was set at $60 cash only.
Friday evening, Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop in the area of East 7th Street and South Brown Avenue. The registered owner was discovered to have an active Parole Violation Warrant. Upon contact to the driver, he was identified to Dispatch and confirmed to have the active warrant. Charles D. Westmoreland, 37, Homeless, was arrested and searched incident to arrest. Westmoreland was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, a firearm, drug paraphernalia, and additional evidence to indicate he was distributing methamphetamine. Westmoreland was arrested and transported to the Pettis County jail. At the jail, Westmoreland was placed on a 24 hour hold pending state charges of Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Westmoreland was also provided no bond for the parole violation warrant.
A car was stopped in the area of West Main Street and Thompson Road Friday evening for no front plate and an expired rear plate. After a search, a marijuana pipe was seized for destruction. No charges are being requested.
Friday evening, Officers made contact with a subject on a bicycle with improper lane usage and no lights in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. During contact, the subject was found to have an active arrest warrant out of Pettis County for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Prior Offender). Gonzalo J. Esqueda, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested without incident and transported to the Pettis County Jail on an Own Recognizance bond.
Sedalia Police conducted a vehicle check in the parking lot of the Casey's store, 3050 South Limit Avenue, Friday morning. A subject from the vehicle was found to have an active Pettis County warrant for Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating a Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Lindsey Taylor Pahlow, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Pahlow's new court date is to be determined, and bond was set at $200 cash only.