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


Late Monday night, Sedalia Police took a report of stolen medication from Deborah Griffin. Griffin stated the medication was stolen from the 1700 block of South Lamine Avenue. Griffin reported someone had stolen several prescription medications from the residence between May 19th and May 22nd of 2023.


Officers were dispatched to the Center for Human Services, 1310 South Marshall Avenue Monday evening. Officers were investigating a physical disturbance that had just taken place. Officers spoke with both victims, who stated they were assaulted by a known subject. Officers attempted to locate the subject, but were unable to do so. Assault charges are being requested at this time.

Center for Human Services would like to clarify to the public that this incident is unrelated to the services provided by Center for Human Services; no staff of the Center for Human Services were involved in any way with the incident itself or any developments going forward.


Monday afternoon, Officers performed a computer check on a vehicle near West 20th Street and South Kentucky Avenue. The check showed the registered owner of the vehicle had an active Johnson County warrant for their arrest. James Marlon Curd, 29, of Warrensburg, was arrested for his Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Curd was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on his warrant, which carried a $150 cash only bond.


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Monday morning, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle near North Grand Avenue and West Pettis Street, because they recognized the driver had a suspended driver’s license. A check through Dispatch confirmed the driver’s status. Darnell Johnson, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended. Johnson was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.


Sedalia Police responded to the 100 block of Autumn Avenue Monday morning for reports of a suicidal subject. Upon arrival, Officers encountered a male that had a knife held at his own neck. He was threatening to kill himself. Officers deployed TASER and Pepperball platforms, and got the subject to drop the knife. The unnamed subject was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center Emergency Room for evaluation.


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