This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.

Monday morning, an Officer conducted a subject check in the parking lot of Car Mart, 3303 South Limit Avenue. The subject had an active failure to appear warrant on original charges of Driving While Revoked, Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle, and Failure to Provide Insurance. Ashley R. Ray, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Ray was given a bond of $500 cash only.


Officers responded to the Fairview Nursing home, 1714 West 16th Street in reference to drugs found on the property. The complainant said drugs were found on a resident's person. Officers made contact with the resident, and she was arrested. Christina Leimkuehler, 63, of Sedalia, was arrested for Possession of a Dangerous Drug. Leimkuehler was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold, pending charges.


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Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of South Carr Avenue for a domestic disturbance. When Officers arrived, an investigation was conducted. A 12 hour log was started due to no primary aggressor being determined.


Early Monday morning, SPD responded to the area of Royal Boulevard and Ruth Ann Drive in reference to a subject trespassing on private property. Officers arrived to the area and located the subject walking in the middle of the street. Officers contacted the subject about the two matters (Trespassing and Walking In the Street) and placed him under arrest. The subject had a Benton County Probation Violation warrant on original charges of felony Tampering With a Motor Vehicle, and a Pettis County warrant on charges of Sexual Misconduct in the 2nd Degree and Assault in the 4th Degree (Pursuant to Division 6). During the search incident to arrest, items related to drug activity were found on his person. Vance Edward Slater, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Possession of a Dangerous Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Delivery of a Dangerous Drug, and his warrants. Slater was placed on a 24 hour hold and eventually given a cash or surety bond of $7500.


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