This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.


Early Friday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Limit Avenue. The driver was found to have a revoked driver’s license. Rosalio Cervantes Galvan, 52, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended. Galvan was booked and released.


Thursday evening, Officers made contact with a subject in the Police Station lobby. Their information was checked with Dispatch, and it was confirmed she had two Failure to Appear warrants for her arrest. One was issued by Pettis County in January 2024, with the citation filed in October of 2023 for Driving While Suspended. The other was issued by Pettis County in February after she was cited in December for another charge of Driving While Suspended. Kourteney Jo-Anna Parker, 28, of Sedalia, turned herself in on her two warrants. Parker was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked, pending a total cash only bond of $310.00.

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Wednesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of South Lafayette Avenue in reference to an identity theft/fraud report. Tammie Smith stated someone used her identity to sign her up for health insurance.


Sedalia Police located a subject at the Fav Trip*, 216 West Broadway Boulevard, who had an active warrant for his arrest. George Edward Bucker Sr., 60, was arrested for his Probation Violation warrant on original charges of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Buckner had been ordered to five years’ probation in May of 2023, and violated his probation in January of 2024. Bucker was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on his warrant.


Wednesday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of East 7th Street in reference to a theft report. Phillip Schafer reported he had been giving someone money for rent, and that person was not giving it all to the landlord as they were supposed to be.


On the morning of February 29th, Officers conducted a subject check in the lobby of the Police Department. The subject was found to have two active Pettis County warrants for his arrest on original charges of Animal At Large. Wesley Leroy Ditzfeld, 55, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest. Ditzfeld was booked in with a total bond of $120 cash only.


Thursday night, a traffic stop was conducted in the 2200 block of Clinton Road. In the course of the stop, it was determined the driver had two active Probation Violation warrants for her arrest on two separate charges of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Charity Rachae Dixon, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Dixon was booked in, pending a total cash or surety bond of $50,000.


Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Woods’ Grocery Store, 701 East Broadway Boulevard. A couple stole several plants from the store.


*The Officer refers to the establishment as “Fav Trip” in the narrative of the report. The owner of the establishment has asked KSIS to refer to the business as “Phillips 66”.

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