Sedalia Police reports 3-29-18

Sedalia Police arrested 38-year-old Angie L. Wirtz of Smithton after officers were called to Bothwell Regional Health Center, 614 E. 14th, on a stolen vehicle on Wednesday evening. According to a report, a BRHC employee said that when she went on break at 5:30 p.m. her vehicle was no longer parked where she left it. She later discovered her jacket containing her car keys, was also stolen. Security video from the hospital showed the suspect leaving the area in the victim's vehicle at around 5:31 p.m. The vehicle was later located and the suspect arrested at 601 E. 14th at 11:34 p.m. Wirtz was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the formal filing of charges.


Sedalia Police arrested 34-year-old Sarah Kearney of Sedalia on a Benton County warrant at 400 N. Mill Thursday just before 8 a.m. Kearney was taken to the Pettis County Jail with no bond, according to a report.


Elisha J. Greene, 20, was issued a Municipal citation for Careless and Imprudent Driving in the 3200 block of S. Kentucky after an incident that occurred at MFA, 2200 Clinton Road, on Wednesday. According to a report, an MFA employee observed Greene in a blue Toyota Rav4 that did several “doughnuts” in their gravel parking lot at a high rate of speed. The suspect then sped through their grain elevator, also at a high rate of speed. The vehicle then left south on Clinton Road. The employee provided police with photos of the suspect's antics, the report said. Greene was later contacted and he admitted to the careless driving charge.


Pettis County Jail

Sedalia Police arrested 34-year-old Tony W. Aguilar-Castillo at the SPD, 201 W. 2nd at 9:38 a.m. Wednesday. Castillo was wanted on a federal warrant from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, pending transfer to another facility, the report said.


Sedalia Police arrested Irving A. Martin of Sedalia at the SPD, 201 W. 2nd on a Pettis County warrant Wednesday morning. Martin was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $160 cash bond.


On Wednesday morning, Kristen Hopkins reported that all four tires on her vehicle were slashed in the 2300 block of W. Main, causing $450 of damage. According to the report, possible suspect information was provided to police. The victim is willing to assist with prosecution, the report added.


On Wednesday morning, police received a report of a scam that occurred to his relative. According to the report, the relative was contacted over two years ago and was convinced that it was real. She sent the scam artist $12,000 – 14,000 in hopes she would receive cash and prizes as a result of completing instructions and tasks. The incident is under investigation.


On Wednesday night, a man reported the theft of $215 from his wallet while at Snap Fitness, 711 E. Broadway. According to the report, the victim placed his gym bag under a camera, then later realized the cash was gone.


Police took a report of a found bicycle located on the sidewalk in the 200 block of W. Broadway on Thursday morning. The bike, a silver Mongoose boys model, was taken to the SPD's bike shed.

Randy Kirby