Sedalia Police reports 3-3-20

Sedalia Police took a property damage report at Break Time, 808 E. Broadway. On Feb. 19, a subject who became upset after being carded for buying cigarettes, left the store and pushed the door open so hard it damaged the hinges.


On Saturday, a woman reported that her wallet containing ID cards, debit cards, credit cards and cash, were stolen whlie at Smoker's Outlet, 2917 E. 12th.


On Saturday around 4 a.m., Sedalia Police contacted the occupants of a vehicle at Housel Park, 201 East Howard, and detected the odor of marijuana. The driver, 21-year-old Malachi Edmonson of Sedalia, handed over a green, plant-like substance to the officer and said it was marijuana. He was issued a Municipal summons with a court date of March 25.


On Saturday around 7 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no working license plate lights. A computer check revealed that 18-year-old Roel Gonzalez of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. A citation was issued and Gonzalez was released with an April 1 court date.

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that failed to stop at a stop sign at 3rd and Vermont just before midnight Sunday night. The officer initially observed the vehicle on West Broadway. The officer observed the passenger switch seats with the driver when the car was stopped. The person who was previously driving the vehicle was found to be revoked. 39-year-old John W. Sant of Sedalia was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was charged with driving while revoked.


On Sunday at 2:05 a.m., Sedalia Dispatch received a 911 hang-up from the 600 block of E. 10th. Upon arrival, a large group of people were seen outside the residence. A female stated that another female was struck by a car. The victim was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment.


On Sunday just before 2 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no plates at 11th and New York. 31-year-old Roderick Rebato Vose of Warsaw was wanted on a Municipal warrant He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $60 bond


On Sunday, April D. Johnson reported her vehicle, valued at $1100, was stolen from the 900 block of E. 6th. The theft occurred between 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 a.m. Sunday. There is one suspect.


On Sunday, Sedalia Police responded to Hampton Inn, 950 Lamm Drive, on an assault. Investigation showed that the victim was upset and began degrading the suspect, because he didn't remove the wrappers from the bread when he set up for breakfast. The suspect started crying and the victim continued to degrade him as he called for management. The suspect then placed his hands on the victim. A Municipal summons was issued to 24-year-old Charles Gardner of Knob Noster for assault. He now has an April 1 court date.


On Monday at 2:33 a.m. at 12th and Marshall, Sedalia Police conducted an investigative traffic stop and discovered that 28-year-old Frank Joseph VanHook, Jr., of Sedalia was driving while revoked. He was also wanted on a Municipal warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail with an April 1 court date.


Pettis County Jail

On Monday at 12:15 a.m. at 14th and Park, Sedalia Police were called to a domestic assault. According to a report, the victim said she was assaulted by her roommate, adding that she was slapped, bit and scratched. The suspect then displayed a knife and threatened to stab her. The suspect, 20-year-old Serena Desiree Dowling, was located and arrested. She had no injuries and admitted assaulting the victim, according to a the report. Dowling was taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with 3rd degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. with her court date TBA.

Randy Kirby