This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. Tuesday evening, a reporting person came to the Police Station and stated she was assaulted by her boyfriend on May 15th. She stated she was punched and kicked.  Officers are seeking charges of Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon on the suspect, who was not named in the report.


Pettis County Jail - Taylor

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, Officers were dispatched to a traffic complaint of a truck westbound on East Broadway at about South Ingram failing to maintain his lane and swerving over the roadway.  Police located the truck and it went northbound on South Moniteau. The truck was all over the road and then went into the southbound lane, crossing the tracks and again approaching North Pettis. A traffic stop was initiated, but the driver refused to stop. The driver led the officer in a pursuit that ended at South Lamine and East Pettis. The driver, David Eddie Taylor, 39, of Sedalia was arrested for Resisting Arrest, Possession of Marijuana, and Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs). Taylor was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center and then to the Pettis county Jail to be booked and held on a 24-hour hold.

Tuesday night, a traffic stop was conducted near the intersection of West 16th and Thompson Boulevard. Through the investigation at the scene it was determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol  The driver, Danny C. Zeigler, 32, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

Officers responded to the Wal Mart store Tuesday night in reference to a theft.  An officer made contact with the Wal Mart employee, who provided video and photos of the male and female suspects stealing items from the store. The suspects were identified, but unnamed in the report. Through further investigation, officers attempted to make contact with the male suspect at his residence. The suspect fled in a Polaris side by side (UTV) and then on foot into a nearby wood line. Charges of stealing for both suspects will be requested to the state Prosecutor. A state charge of Resisting Arrest will be requested for the male suspect.

Tuesday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for a report of property damage. After making contact with the reporting party, Todd D. Nappe, he said he was informed by other staff at the hospital that someone broke the drop arm at the entrance to into the doctor's parking lot. He had checked the surveillance video and found at on Saturday evening a white male subject broke the drop arm and left the area. A suspect has been named but not located at the time of the report. A copy of the surveillance video was made and entered into evidence. No further details were available in the report.

Sedalia Police responded to the 2600 block of Plaza Avenue for a report of a suicidal subject Tuesday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers located an armed subject behind the residence. Officers maintained contact with the subject while others positioned themselves in the backyard. While Officers spoke with the subject, another Officer was able to disarm the subject.  The subject was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center, where an involuntary committal is being sought.


Pettis County Jail - Chumpraphai
Pettis County Jail - Brookfelt

Monday afternoon, Police were dispatched to Menard's, 4400 Wisconsin Avenue, for an incident of shoplifting. As Officers were en route, they passed a vehicle which matched the description of that which the suspects had gotten into.  Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the suspects. Nicole Rae Chumpraphai, 42, of Sedalia, and Mark A. Brookfelt, 26, of Sedalia, were arrested for stealing.  Chumpraphai and Brookfelt were transported to the Pettis County Jail, where they were booked and released.

Sedalia Police responded to Midland Printing in the 1000 block of South Ohio for a report of property damage Monday morning. Upon arrival, Officers met with an employee of the business, Kristin Hess. Hess stated the building had been damaged with spray paint.  At the time of the call, a suspect has not been identified.

A traffic stop was performed on Monday afternoon for speeding. Upon contact with the driver, Terry G. Doyle, 47, of Sedalia, a check through dispatch confirmed Doyle was driving while suspended.  Doyle was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters to be fingerprinted, given a court date, and released.

Officers were dispatched to the Woods East store for a report of stealing Monday afternoon.  When Officers arrived they spoke with the reporting party, Crystal D. Sims.  Sims stated she observed a female subject take a $15.99 vodka bottle and place it in her purse. She then left the store without making an attempt to buy the bottle. The suspect was identified but not located at the time of the report. A copy of the surveillance video was placed into evidence.

Tuesday afternoon, Police were dispatched to the At Work Personnel office in the 1900 block of West Broadway for a report of property damage. While there, Officers were also informed by Jeremiah Jones that the home behind the address also sustained damage. Overall, the aggregate value of the damage caused totals to $775.  Both victims would like charges pressed. No suspect information is available at this time.

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of South Hancock for a report of a hit and run accident Tuesday morning. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Jordan L. Layman, who stated that sometime overnight, someone damaged the rear of her work vehicle and left the scene. The estimated damage is $1,000.  There are no suspects at this time.

On May 21st, Officers reported to Child Safe to attend forensic interviews with several children in reference to sexual abuse that occurred years before. An investigation is underway.