This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Sunday night, Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of South Marshall for a report of an assault  Following the investigation, charges of Assault in the 3rd Degree are being requested on both Aaron Welch and Donald Atkinson. Both Welch and Atkinson sustained injury and one of the subjects sought treatment at Bothwell Regional Health Center.


In the early morning hours of Sunday, Officers were dispatched to the block of 3600 West Main Street for an injury motor vehicle accident.  After an investigation, it was determined that the driver ran off the roadway to the North and struck a portion of landscaping/rocks in front of a business.  It was determined that the driver was impaired and was arrested on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated.  Eric D Detoy, 53, of Sedalia, was transported to a hospital where processing occurred and he was released pending state charges of DWI, Felony.


In the afternoon hours of Sunday, May 17th, Officers were dispatched to a possible case of child sex abuse. There are three possible locations in which this took place, two of which are in Sedalia.


Officers were dispatched to the Break Time in the 800 block of West Broadway on a report of found property. On arrival, Officers made contact with the reporting person, Jessica M. Mckicrick, who stated someone dropped a small baggie containing a white powder on the floor. Officers took custody of the baggie, and the contents tested positive for Methamphetamine. The bag was placed into holding.


Sunday night, an Officer responded to the 1700 block of West 3rd in reference to an assault. Dusty McAlister stated he was riding his bike down the street when several males jumped out from behind some bushes and started to assault him. McAlister gave one suspect's description, but there are no suspects identified at this time.


A report of a missing or runaway juvenile was taken in the 100 block of East 16th street Sunday night. Annette Lynn Shellum stated the juvenile was last seen an hour before at her home in the 1000 block of West 10th. Shortly after the report, the juvenile was located by family friends and returned to the care of their parents.


Officers performed a traffic stop on a blue Dodge truck for expired tags Sunday afternoon. After contact with the driver, a computer check through dispatch confirmed Georgy Shalnev, 28, of Sedalia, to be a suspended driver. Shalnev also had an active warrant out of Pettis County. Shalnev was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.  He was given a bond of $250 cash only on his warrant for Failure to Appear. State charges of Driving While Suspended are being requested.


Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police were called in reference to a theft. Heather S. Vandeventer stated that she left her wallet sitting on the counter at the Rush Hour in the 1300 block of South Limit. When she returned to get the wallet, she discovered $550 was missing.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Scott Joplin Court in reference to a disturbance with weapons Sunday afternoon. Officers arrived and a short time later, made contact with the involved parties. After further investigation it was determined that a juvenile had lost control. When Officers arrived, the complainant, Candice Johnson, was on top of the juvenile to stop him from assaulting her. Johnson will be taking the juvenile to Bothwell Regional Health Center for his behavioral/mental health.


Saturday afternoon, Officers performed a traffic stop on an improperly registered vehicle at East Broadway and South Mildred. Upon contact with the driver, Blake Hacker, 19, of Oak Grove, he stated he did not have driver's license and was unable to provide proof of insurance. Hacker was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters where he was fingerprinted. He was a released with a citation for No Operators status, and No Proof of Insurance.


Officers responded to the 400 block of West 5th on a property damage report Saturday afternoon. Officers met with Gilbert A. Johnson, who stated his vehicle had been shot overnight, causing damage. A bullet was located inside the vehicle by Officers.  Johnson estimated the damage to be around $1,000. A suspect has not been determined at the time of the report.


Sedalia Police received a traffic complaint of a careless and imprudent vehicle in the area of West 16th and South Kentucky Saturday afternoon. The reporting party followed the vehicle until the operator, Sergio Marcos, 41, of Sedalia, abandoned the vehicle and continued following him walking. Marcos was contacted by Officers near South Osage and West 14th, where he was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and No Operator's License. Marcos was transported to the Police Station for further investigation and released with a summons.


Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Dollar General in the 700 block of East Broadway in reference to a forgery.  Officers spoke to employees, who advised that a subject attempted to pass a counterfeit $20 bill while purchasing items. Staff took custody of the bill and the subject rendered payment using another method.  The bill was secured and placed into evidence.


Officers performed a traffic stop on a Chevrolet passenger car Friday evening, as the license plate checked to a GMC and had an improper yearly expiration sticker. The stop took place in the 3300 block of West Broadway. Investigation on scene revealed that the license plates did not belong to the vehicle nor the driver, who was not named in the report. The license plates were seized for return to DOR.


Friday night, Officers were dispatched to the area of Driftwood Drive and Clinton Road for a report of domestic assault. Officers met with the victim, who stated the suspect kept her from exiting her vehicle, leaving a visible injury. Officers later met with the suspect, Keith Eldon Wolfe, 24, of Sedalia, who was placed under arrest for Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree.


Saturday morning, Officers responded to RCL Wiring in the 600 block of South Marshall for a property damage report. On arrival Officers met with an employee, Adam P. Himes, who stated a window to the business had been damaged. The value of the damaged property was estimated at $300. A suspect has not been determined at the time of the report.


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Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Menard's parking lot in the 4000 block of Wisconsin avenue Saturday afternoon in regard to a hit and run. Video of the incident shows a white pickup hitting the trailer being towed by the victim's vehicle, causing approximately $200 in damage. The victim, Bobby Joe Huff Jr., does not want to press charges.


On Friday evening, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Harrison in regard to a domestic disturbance. One of the subjects alleged physical violence, the other denied it. While one subject had injuries, the story on how they were caused was inconsistent with the injury presented.  A 12-hour log has been completed.


Friday afternoon, a subject reported her vehicle stolen in the 3800 block of East Broadway sometime during the overnight hours. The vehicle was located, occupied, in the 1000 block of East 10th. The two occupants were identified as juveniles and detained.  A records check revealed one of the juveniles was entered into a statewide database as a missing or runaway child. The juvenile was taken into custody. The vehicle was returned to its owner, who decided not to pursue criminal charges in the  matter. The second juvenile was released from the scene while the other was transported to the juvenile office.


Officers performed a traffic stop in the 800 block of South Limit on a vehicle with expired license plates Friday afternoon. A computer check through dispatch confirmed the driver to have no operators status.The driver was unable to produce valid insurance.  The driver, unnamed in the report, was issued a citation for No Operators Status and No Proof of Insurance.


Friday afternoon, Margaret Morenz reported to the Police Department that someone opened a credit card account in her name and made a purchase of $134.  No other purchases were made on the account and the account had been closed. At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.


Pettis County Jail

In the early morning hours Saturday, a vehicle was stopped for no plates in the area of East Broadway and South Brown. The driver, Christina Kaye Wiggins, 34, of Sedalia, was arrested on a Saline County Warrant with $5,000 cash only bond. Wiggins was also found to be in possession of a meth pipe, marijuana pipe, and meth. Wiggins was arrested and ultimately transported to the Pettis County Jail on the warrant and placed on 24 hour hold pending state charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Pettis County Jail

Saturday evening, Officers responded to the 3200 block of West Broadway for a report of subjects refusing to leave the business. Officers asked and told the suspect to leave the property, but he refused. Malachi Edmonson, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released on a summons for Trespassing.


Pettis County Jail

Friday evening, Officers performed a traffic stop on a silver Chrysler minivan, as the vehicle had expired Colorado license plates. The traffic stop took place in the area of South State Fair Boulevard and West 10th. Officers spoke to the driver and then performed a computer check through dispatch, who confirmed that the driver had a suspended Colorado license. Jesse S. Mewes, 32, Homeless, was arrested for Driving While Suspended.  Subsequent investigation revealed that Mewes was in possession of cocaine, marijuana, and related paraphernalia.  Mewes was transported to the Pettis County Jail, and was placed on a 24-hour hold.


Early Saturday morning, Officers made contact with a wanted subject outside of a gas station in the 800 block of Broadway. Six Failure to Appear Warrants were confirmed through Pettis County and all were listed with no bond. The original charges were for drug and traffic related offenses. Quinton N. Gano, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was held without bond on the warrants.


Last Thursday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Kehde's BBQ in regard to a hit and run accident which occurred in the intersection of West Broadway and South Limit.  While the suspect was later identified, the victim stated they did not want to pursue charges in relation to this incident.


In the afternoon of Wednesday May 6, Officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of West Main.  In the course of the call, Officers were informed by dispatch that one of the subjects had two active warrants  The subject, Na'Kendra S McGee, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where they were booked for two Failure to Appear warrants through the City of Sedalia. The combined bond is $100, cash only.


Friday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Sneed for  an incident of Property Damage. No suspects were identified and the victim, Michelle R Dye, does not wish to pursue charges.


Sedalia Fire Department and the Sedalia Police Department were dispatched to the 1500 block of East 5th street in reference to a structure fire. All residents were evacuated from the residence safely. The upstairs of the residence had major damage to the south west corner. The cause of the fire is unknown and a report was completed for documentation.