Sedalia Police Reports For March 6, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
On the night of March 3rd, Sedalia Police Detectives from the Crime Resolution Unit and Officers from the Uniform Patrol were assisted by Pettis County Deputies serving a search warrant at 728 East 5th Street. Upon arrival to the residence, entry was made. An adult male was taken into custody without incident. A search of the residence was conducted, and Officers located individually packaged bags of methamphetamine and additional packing materials. At the conclusion of the investigation, one suspect was arrested. David J. Dotson, 41, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Delivery of a Controlled Substance.
Sunday evening, Officers made contact with a subject that had been bitten by a dog running at large in the 1600 block of West 3rd Street. The subject stated while they were walking their own dog, the offending dog attacked them. In the course of the fight with the dog running at large, the victim was bitten, leaving substantial bite injuries. The victim was treated at Urgent Care for their injuries. The offending dog was placed into quarantine.
Officers responded to the area of South Grand Avenue and West 18th Street to check the welfare of a person supposedly pacing the area. The subject was located and spoke with Officers. He was found to have two City of Sedalia warrants for his arrest. Caleb Paul Bartlett, 27, Homeless, was arrested for his Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Larceny and Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway Without a Valid License. Bartlett was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $160.00.
Sunday evening, Officers responded to the 1900 block of South Lamine Avenue regarding a report of trespassing. Officers made contact with two subjects upon arrival. Subjects had been evicted from the residence, but both subjects were found inside the residence. Law enforcement was notified to have them trespassed from the property. A check of one of the subject's information showed he had an active warrant out of the City of Sedalia for Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While Suspended. Rodriguez Antoine Renee Davis, 43, of Sedalia, was arrested for Trespassing in the 1st Degree and the warrant. Davis was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $1500 cash or surety bond.
Friday afternoon, SPD took a report of a stolen vehicle from the 400 block of North Hurley Avenue. The vehicle was last seen that morning. The vehicle was recovered later that night by the Police Department. No suspects have been identified at this time.
On the afternoon of February 28th, Officers observed a suspect known to have a suspended license driving in a white Ford Expedition. The vehicle was travelling in the area of East 5th Street and South Massachusetts Avenue. Officers performed a traffic stop, confirmed their driver’s identity, and confirmed his driving status as suspended. Timothy S. LeMaire, 33, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended. LeMaire was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
Saturday evening, Officers were dispatched to the area of the 500 block of West 4th Street in regards to a report of a shot fired. When Officers arrived, they spoke to the caller. The caller stated he was confronted by a dog in his backyard. The dog reportedly would not let him get into his house. The caller further stated he fired a round from his pistol at the dog when it came closer to him. He was not sure if he hit the dog, but it yelped and ran away from the scene. Officers took photos of the area.
Saturday night, Officers responded to the 600 block of North Quincy Avenue for a report of an intoxicated subject. Following an investigation, the subject was placed into protective custody. Martiza Matacua, 23, of Windsor, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Matacua was placed on a 12 hour protective custody hold.
Early Sunday morning, two drivers were contacted at East Broadway Boulevard and Highway M. Both were speeding and were following too closely. One was found to be intoxicated. Teghan Ella Watkins, 23, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Watkins was transported to the Police Department for processing and released to a sober person.
Late Saturday night, a traffic stop was conducted in the 2900 block of West Broadway Boulevard in regard to a stolen vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was arrested. Tiffany Ann Ditzfeld, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested for Tampering With a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree. Ditzfeld was booked and released, and the vehicle was returned to its owner.
Saturday evening, a children’s bicycle was located in the area of East Broadway Boulevard and South Center Avenue. The bicycle was placed into safe keeping. A dead cat was also found by the bicycle. Animal Control was notified.
On the early morning ours of February 28th, Officers responded to the 1900 block of West Broadway Boulevard in regards to a property damage report. After speaking with the caller, Tiffiney Proctor, and getting her statement, Officers conducted an investigation. After investigation, Officers were able to determine the statement was falsely made. Charges are being requested.
Saturday afternoon, Officers responded to the Missouri State Fairgrounds in reference to a burglary. Officers spoke to the reporting party, with the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association. They stated their shed was broken into and some items were stolen. No suspects have been identified at this time.
Saturday morning, Officers observed a car with no plates travelling in the area of East Broadway Boulevard and South Mildred Avenue. The driver was intoxicated by drugs. Maxiumus Logan Zdybel, 20, of Gillam, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs). Zdybel was booked and released.
Early Saturday morning, Officers stopped an SUV at the Cork N Bottle, 3806 East Broadway Boulevard. The SUV was failing to maintain its lane. A warrant check of the driver found she had a Failure to Appear warrant out of Johnson County on original charges of Speeding. Katherine Lynn Aguilar, 61, of Sedalia, was arrested for her Failure to Appear warrant. Aguilar was taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $200.00.
Friday night, a car was stopped in the area of Liberty Park Boulevard and Park Avenue because it was speeding and it had no license plate lights. The driver was found to be intoxicated by drugs. Chad Ryan Bauer, 33, of Clinton, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs). Bauer was booked and released on state charges.
Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a silver Volvo as the vehicle did not have a front license plate and the rear license plate was expired. The traffic stop took place at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard. Officers spoke to the driver and checked his information, confirming he has a revoked driver’s license. Nolan R. Smith, 43, of Greenwood, was arrested for Driving While Revoked. Smith was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
On the afternoon of February 28th, Officers were dispatched to the area of East 19th Street and South Ingram Avenue in reference to a crash that occurred in the 1600 block of East 6th Street. The owner of the white in color 2015 Prius reported a blue 2008 Chevy Impala pulled into the roadway from being parked and struck the back side of his Toyota. The driver of the Chevy said they did not see the Toyota when she attempted to enter the roadway. The Chevrolet had damage to the front end. No injuries were reported, no vehicles were towed.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Police Station to make contact with a subject who wanted to report her tires being slashed. Officers spoke with Christine M. Cook, who stated that on Thursday March 2nd, Someone damaged two of her vehicle tires while she was at work in the Perkin’s Restaurant, 1100 South Limit Avenue. The estimated value of the damage was set at $380. There are no suspects at this time.
Officers responded to the Missouri State Fairgrounds in regards to a theft Friday morning. Officers spoke with Jason Moore, who stated a vehicle was stolen from a building during the overnight hours. The vehicle was later recovered, abandoned on the Fairgrounds. There are no suspects at this time.
Last Wednesday morning, a truck was stopped in the area of West Main Street and South Prospect Avenue because the license plates displayed did not return, and the plate lights were not working. The driver was intoxicated by drugs and in possession of drug paraphernalia. The passenger was also in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were taken to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released. Dalton Dakota Williamson, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving While Suspended. Chance Howard Todd, 23, of Sedalia, was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.