Sedalia Police reports 3-24-20

Sedalia Police investigated a hit-and-run in the 500 block of South Park on Saturday around 3:45 p.m. Vehicle parts left at the scene allowed officers to identify the make and model of the suspect vehicle, along with a direction of travel. Officers canvassing the area were able to locate the vehicle in the 1200 block of West 6th, matching the make and model. The vehicle parts found at the scene matched parts missing on the suspect vehicle. Tire marks also lead from the original crash site, to the suspect vehicle, a report said. At the time of the report, the driver had not yet been located.


On Friday around 2:30 p.m., Sedalia Police were dispatched to a domestic incident in the 1000 block of West 9th in which the victim sustained several injuries. The victim told police the suspect had already left the scene. The victim was then transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD. The next day (Saturday), 42-year-old Gregory Allen Dotson was arrested for 3rd degree domestic assault and placed on a 24-hour hold.


On Friday, Pattie Harrison reported two license plates were stolen off her vehicle while it was parked in the 100 block of South prospect sometime between Wednesday and Friday. There was no suspect information. The plates were entered into a statewide database as stolen.


On Sunday around 4:30 p.m., Sedalia Police took a found property report involving a plastic magazine and 22 bullets lying in the roadway at 4th and Brown. The magazine and bullets had been run over by a vehicle and destroyed, according to a report. The items were collected and placed into evidence for proper disposal.


On Sunday, Sedalia Police responded to North Woodlawn and State Fair Boulevard on a report of gunshots. Officers arrived in the area and located several spent rounds of ammo. No property damage was located, no injuries were reported and no suspects were identified at the time of the report.


Sedalia Police took a report at Lowe's, 3811 W. Broadway on March 12. The victim's Lowe's card had been used to make unauthorized purchases at the store on Feb. 29.


21-year-old Isaiah G. Cochran was arrested at 4th and Brown around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night after a traffic stop. The driver (Cochran) was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was issued a Municipal summons with a July 8 court date and released at the scene.


Sedalia Police took an identity theft report from a man at 3201 W. Broadway on Friday afternoon concerning someone opening up a phone account in his name. There are no suspects.


35-year-old Steven G. Newman of Sedalia was arrested by Sedalia Police at 100 E. Broadway at 5:34 a.m. Wednesday morning after a traffic stop. Newman was found to be driving while revoked. He was taken to the SPD for processing, then released with a May 6 court date.


32-year-old Rachel Lea Poe of Sedalia was arrested for violation of an ex parte on Friday in the 1200 block of E. 3rd. Poe was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


Sedalia Police responded to Grand and Cooper on an assault call at 4:30 a.m. Saturday. According to a report, a white male with obvious injuries was located. The victim refused to provide his name, or any information about what occurred. PCAD also responded but the man refused medical attention.


On Friday, a woman in the 800 block of Ruth Ann Drive reported fraudulent charges on her checking account amounting to $200. There are no suspects.


32-year-old James Wesley Cramer was arrested in the 500 block of East Harvey on a probation violation Saturday around 11:30 a.m. after Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check. Cramer was wanted on a Moniteau County warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail. Cramer remained at the jail with no bond.


On Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police conducted a subject check at 1400 South Limit and contacted two individuals at the laundromat. One of them, 32-year-old Wesley A. Franken, had a Pettis County FTA warrant for driving while suspended. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail. While at the jail, Franken requested medical treatment and was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD. He was later cleared for confinement and transported back to the jail. His bond was $250.


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