Sedalia Police Reports For May 4, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a red Cadillac for expired registration Saturday morning. Officers approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver, James Leroy Neal, 32, of Sedalia. After checking the information with dispatch, Officers confirmed that Neal had three active Sedalia Municipal Failure to Appear warrants. Neal was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a bond set at $180 cash only.
In the evening of April 24th, Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of West 9th street for a report of gunshots. Two victims said they were fired at by a suspect, who ran into a nearby home. The suspect, Daniel Wayne Wallace, 32, of Sedalia, was found hiding in a closet. A search warrant was granted for the residence. Inside the home was a firearm, ammunition, and illegal substances as well as drug paraphernalia. Wallace was placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges of Assault, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Armed Criminal Action, and Unlawful Possession of a Concealable Weapon with no bond given. Another occupant of the home, Tamalon Lynn Craig, 27, of Sedalia, was placed on 24 hour hold as Craig is a convicted felon and found to be in possession of a controlled substance.
Sunday evening, Officers responded to the Police Department lobby in reference to a burglary that occurred in the 500 block of North Quincy. The victim stated that while he was gone, someone entered his home and stole several items. There are no suspects at this time.
Sedalia Police took a report from a person who had come to the Police Station and stated she found a small black wallet Sunday night. Laura C Schuber stated she found the wallet on the sidewalk in the area of Broadway and Summit. Officers took custody of the wallet and placed it into holding.
In night time hours of May 1st, Officers responded to the 300 block of West Broadway, The Break Time store, for a report of assault. The victim reported that a female subject had walked up to him inside the business, spit on him, and fled the area. Surveillance video from the business was obtained to help identify the suspect, Judith Denney, 53, of Sedalia. A charge of Assault in the 3rd degree is being requested from the State Prosecutor.
Sunday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Break Time store in the 300 block of West Broadway in reference to a disturbance. The caller reported that an intoxicated man in his 50's had threatened to shoot him. The suspect left the area on a bicycle, was but located a short time later in the area of 10th and Ohio. The suspect, Sean Sebastian Burke, 48, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Burke remained on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of state charges for Peace Disturbance, second or subsequent offense.
Saturday morning, Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3100 block of South Limit for expired registration. A consent search of the vehicle located drug paraphernalia. The item was confiscated and placed into evidence for destruction. The subject, who was not named in the report, was released from the scene and no charges are being sought at this time.
A complainant, Dorcus Hughes, contacted Sedalia Police in regard to a photo ID and two credit cards that were found behind JC Penney earlier in the day. Officers were unable to find any contact information for the owner of the items, so they were placed into Found Property.
Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police were contacted in regard to someone breaking into their vehicle and stealing their side mirror and a car seat from inside the vehicle. The reporting party, Jessica A Taylor, said the incident had occurred the night before. No suspect information was available.
In the early morning hours Sunday, a vehicle was stopped at East 13th and South Engineer for failing to keep right. The driver was determined to be intoxicated. Conner Scott Teiberis, 21, of Otterville, was arrested for a city charge of DWI and failing to keep right. Teiberis was transported to the Sedalia Police Department for processing and released with a court date.
Saturday morning, Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of South Grand for a report of Property Damage in Progress. The caller stated the suspect kicked in the back door of the residence, damaging the door. The suspect, Brandon J Cooper, 31 was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail on charges of Property Damage in the Second Degree.
Saturday night, Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of Broadway and Grand. A witness advised that a silver SUV had struck a signal post, and then left the scene. Officers arrived and the suspect vehicle had already left the area.
Sedalia Police were dispatched Saturday morning to the storage units in the 1500 block of West Main in regard to a unit that had been broken into. The incident occurred within the last three to four weeks. Approximately $800 worth of items were taken and the victim, Steven N Hayworth, stated that he would like to press charges.
In the evening hours of May 1st, Aaron Sadler reported a theft in the 1600 block of South Carr. Sadler reported a person known to him had entered his home, and while inside stole a cellphone and a bicycle. Total value of the property was $140. Formal charges of stealing are being requested through the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.
Friday afternoon, the Casey's General Store in the 3000 block of South Limit reported a theft from the store. Management advised officers a female entered the store, retrieved pizza ordered online and left the store without paying for them. At the time of the report, no arrests have been made.
Memorial Park Cemetery, in the 3300 block of Green Ridge road, reported Property Damage to a head stone vase Friday morning. According to staff, a vehicle drove off the roadway, through the grass and struck several vases; damaging one. The damage is valued at approximately $799. At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.
Friday morning, London S McCannon-Cornell contacted Sedalia Police in regard to someone breaking into their home in the 1200 block of South Stewart. McCannon-Cornell was able to identify a suspect and stated they would like to pursue charges.
Friday evening, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 300 block of West Broadway, the Sonic restaurant, in reference to a subject unconscious at the wheel of a vehicle. After an investigation, it was determined that the reason was not medical, and that the driver was intoxicated by drugs. Jack Ervin Tague, 19, of Sedalia, was arrested and found to be in possession of marijuana. Tague was transported to a hospital and then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on a state charge of DWI/drugs. A charge of possession of marijuana is being requested as well.
Saturday evening, Police observed a truck driving westbound on East 6th Street. The Officer recognized the driver, which was registered as the owner of the plates, and a DOR check revealed his license was suspended. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the truck at East 6th and South Hancock avenue. Lee James, 53, of Sedalia, was released from the stop with a municipal citation for Driving While Suspended.