Sedalia Police Reports For March 22, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
Tuesday morning, Officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle near the area of South Grand Avenue and West 2nd Street. The vehicle had failed to signal a turn. The driver was found to be driving on a suspended license and was arrested. A search of the vehicle located fentanyl, methamphetamine, and paraphernalia. Zachary Taylor Fisher, 28, of Sedalia, was booked into the Pettis County Jail on charges of Trafficking Drugs in the 2nd Degree, Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Dangerous Drug, and Driving While Suspended. Fisher was placed on a 24 hour hold, and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
Early Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Casey's store, 1601 East Broadway Boulevard in reference to an intoxicated subject. When Officers arrived, the subject entered a patron's car to avoid law enforcement. The caller said they had asked the subject to leave multiple times. Sergei Gladush Jr., 44, Homeless, was arrested for Trespassing in the 1st Degree. Gladush was then transported to the BRHC to be admitted. The following night, Officers were again dispatched to the store in reference to the same intoxicated subject. When Officers arrived, Gladush was highly intoxicated and transported again to the hospital. Then, Gladush was placed on a 12 hour safekeeping hold.
Sedalia Police attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Wilkerson and South Harrison Avenue on the night of March 15th. The driver of the suspect vehicle eluded Officers. The suspect was then found again near the intersection of West Pettis Street and North Quincy Avenue. Craig Daniel Spain, 53, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Driving Without a License, Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, and Resisting Arrest.
Officers conducted a traffic stop at East 24th Street and South Massachusetts Avenue on a vehicle that was failing to maintain its lane of travel. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Kasey Lee Kabler, 35, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Prior Offender). Kabler was transported to the SPD, where he refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained, and Kabler was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw. Then, Kabler was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of West Main Street and South Limit Avenue on a vehicle that had crossed into the oncoming lanes of travel. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. The driver also had a suspended driving status. Kwan T. Watkins, 43, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Prior Offender) and Driving While Suspended. Watkins was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw. Then, Watkins was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
Tuesday evening, Officers responded to the 300 block of West 4th Street in reference to a physical domestic disturbance. Both parties had conflicting stories, and both had minor apparent injuries. A primary physical aggressor could not be determined, and a 12 hour log report was completed to document the incident.
Officers were dispatched to take a report of a theft Tuesday evening. The theft occurred in the 400 block of East 3rd Street. The elderly caller reported that they'd been scammed out of over $9,000. A report was taken.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers took a report in the lobby of the SPD in reference to a violation of an order of protection. The victim stated she has been contacted via text messages by her husband, who she has an order of protection against. No contact has been made with the suspect at this time, and state charges are being submitted.
Monday evening, Officers were sent on a subject check in the area near East 17th Street and South Ohio Avenue. The person Officers were looking for had been going into people's back yards, sitting on their front porch, and swinging on gazebos. The subject was located and his information was checked with Dispatch. Caleb Paul Bartlett, 27, of Sedalia, had a warrant for his arrest. Bartlett was arrested on his Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Trespassing in the 1st Degree. Bartlett was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $250 cash only bond.