Sedalia Police Reports For May 11, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Monday morning, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the McDonald's restaurant in the 1600 block of South Limit for a moving violation. The vehicle was searched due to the detected odor of marijuana. Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was located. The driver, Tracy Marie Bartel, 35, of Cole Camp, was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of drug Paraphernalia.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center Monday morning for a disturbance. When Officers arrived, staff said an individual had been dropped off by ambulance from Benton County that was unruly and extremely intoxicated. The individual's issues were a result of their intoxication and there was no need for them to be at the hospital. While there was no need for hospitalization, the suspect clearly was not able to care for themselves. The suspect, Alana Lundy, 45, of Warsaw, was transported to the Pettis County Jail for a 12 hour Protective Custody hold.
Sunday night, Officers were assisting a vehicle stuck in a ditch in the 800 block of North Grand. During the course of the investigation, a south bound Toyota Prius, driven by Margarito Quetzecua-Ubaldo, nearly collided with the stuck vehicle. Quetzecua-Ubaldo, 50, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and transported to the Sedalia Police Department where he was booked and released to a sober driver. Officers are submitting charges for DWI to the City Prosecutor.
Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Osage in reference to a disturbance Sunday night. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that a couple had been having an argument and the male subject had assaulted the female. The male, Michael Torres Alejo, 20, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold. Charges of Domestic Assault in the 3rd degree are being submitted.
Sedalia Police were contacted by an individual Sunday evening for a theft report. Samuel Bishop stated he went to the CVS Pharmacy to refill his prescription and the employee said it had already been refilled. Bishop said he is the only one that refills his prescription; therefore someone used his information to steal his prescription.
Saturday evening, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of East 6th and Massachusetts for a license violation. The driver of the vehicle had a revoked driver's license and was arrested. During a search of the vehicle, two kinds of controlled pills were located. Christopher A. Wilke, 34, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving while Revoked and two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Sunday morning, Officers responded to the 2600 block of South Kentucky for a medical call. Upon arrival, Officers discovered a deceased male subject. Family members stated the male had ongoing medical problems. Arrangements were made with a funeral home, who responded on the scene.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the overpass in the 2200 block of South Limit in reference to a property damage report. The victim, Roy Martin, stated he was driving northbound on South Limit when his window was randomly busted in. Martin said he pulled over and saw juveniles throwing rocks off of the overpass.
Around noon on Sunday, Sedalia Police were called to the Walmart store in regards to illegal drugs that were found in the store. The drugs were seized and taken to the Police Department for destruction.
Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Casey's in the 3000 block of South Limit in reference to a forgery report. The employee stated a subject came into the store and attempted to use a fake $20 bill to pay for items. The subject then used real money to pay for the items and left.
Sedalia Police took a report over the phone Friday evening in regards to forgery and stealing of a check. Raymond Henderson said the value of the check was $450. The investigation is ongoing.
Saturday morning, Sedalia Police took a report in the Headquarters lobby for violation of a court order. The victim stated she has an ex-parte against her ex-boyfriend. The victim, Martha A. Reed, showed a text message she received from him about 10:00 p.m. the previous night. Charges of violation of a court order are being sought.
Friday night, Police located a vehicle parked close to the intersection of West 3rd and South Prospect. The lights to the vehicle were on, but the person in the driver's seat appeared to be unconscious. Contact was made with the occupants of the vehicle. A passenger in the vehicle, Maya A. Penrod, 20, of Parkville, was found to be in possession of marijuana and was placed under arrest. Penrod was booked and released at the Pettis County Jail with a court date.
Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of South Moniteau Saturday night for a disturbance. During the investigation, one of the subjects involved was determined to be too intoxicated and was taken into protective custody. Angela L Bradley, 35, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was held for a 12-hour safekeeping.
Sedalia Police responded to a fight in progress at a residence near 16th street and Ingram Saturday morning, which was relayed to Police by State Troopers. While investigating the fight, one subject began to shout and pushed another subject at the scene and tried to kick them as well while being arrested. Keston Anthony Billy, 30, of Sedalia, was taken to the Pettis County Jail and charged with Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree and Peace Disturbance. Billy was held until sober and then released.
Friday afternoon, Officers responded to the 200 block of East 3rd to investigate an assault. Upon arrival both parties involved were located. The suspect, James R. Thornton, 24, of Sedalia was taken into custody for Domestic Assault and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges. During the investigation, a subject was found to be involved in another disturbance. The subject admitted to causing injury to another subject at an earlier time and was arrested and placed on a 24-hour hold. Shelbi Nicole James, 27, also had drug paraphernalia in their possession at the time of the arrest.
Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Station in regards to stolen medication Friday afternoon. Benjamin W Rehmer reported that medication that had been delivered to an address in the 1000 block of West 6th street had been taken on April 29th.
Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of East 14th for a report of found property Friday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers met with the caller, Clark Leon Lyles, who stated that someone left a mountain bike in his yard two days ago. The 20" mountain bike was a BCA DC 20, spray painted black. The bike was placed into found property.
Sedalia Police met with Ryan Matthew Covington Friday afternoon, who stated he found a wallet in his yard. The brown leather Nike wallet only had a Social Security card inside. Officers attempted to make contact with the subject on the card, but was unable to locate him. The wallet was placed into found property.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East Broadway in reference to a physical disturbance between two adult females, one of which had a small injury to her face. The subjects separated on their own for the evening. A 12 hour domestic violence log was recorded on the incident as Officers could not determine a primary aggressor in the case.
Friday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West 14th and South Prospect after observing a wanted individual inside of the vehicle. Nicole Rae Chumpraphai, 42, of Sedalia, was wanted on a felony Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant and was arrested. Chumpraphai was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a $2500 cash or surety bond.
Officers conducted a traffic stop near South Thompson and East 9th on a vehicle that had struck a curb. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the driver had an outstanding O/R Pettis County Warrant. The warrant was confirmed and Brayan J. Castro Izaguirre, 19, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked on his warrant.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of North Osage for a report of Theft. Officers made contact with the caller on the phone, Barry Carle Rivera, who said someone broke into their son's garage and stole a welder and a welding tank. The two items were worth around $900.
Sedalia Police responded to the lobby of the Police Headquarters in regards to a subject turning themselves in for a warrant Friday morning. Christopher Haggard Barnes, 20, of Centerview, was confirmed to have an active warrant from the City of Sedalia. Bond was set at $150 cash or surety. Barnes was booked and released after the bond was paid at the Municipal Building. A new court date has been set.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police were sent to the 1500 block of South Harrison in reference to an assault. The victim stated that a relative had assaulted him and he desired prosecution. There were two other witnesses who stated that the relative had pushed the victim but refused to make a statement. Thomas D. Averbeck, 68, of Sedalia, was given a summons to appear in court. Both the victim and Averbeck were told of the 12 hour log and its implications. The victim was told of the ex-parte and the process. Both remained at the same residence.
Officers stopped a vehicle in the area of 16th and Ohio Friday morning with July 2019 expired plates. Upon investigation, Officers found that the driver was driving while suspended. Officers arrested Jason Wayne Busker, 36, of Knob Noster and transported him to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released after fingerprinting with a court date set.