Sedalia Police Reports For May 6, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the 100 block of Dundee Avenue in response to a male subject who urinated in public. When officers arrived, they located a female complainant who stated the male urinated on city property, beside his truck. The subject, Kelsey B Houston, 29 of Sedalia, was issued a citation for Urinating in Public.
Officers were dispatched to the 3200 block of West Broadway for a report of an assault that had taken place at Walmart Monday evening. The caller stated that a male subject that was leaving the store assaulted two different employees. The suspect, Franklin Askins, 86, of Sedalia, was later located and issued a municipal court summons for assault.
Wednesday morning, Police initiated a traffic stop on a maroon GMC truck with no vehicle registration. During the stop, the driver consented to a search of the vehicle and property. During the search, Officers located an item of drug paraphernalia. The item was seized and taken to the Police Headquarters to be destroyed. No charges are being sought at this time.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of West Broadway and South Harrison Avenue on a vehicle with brake light out Wednesday morning. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the driver had a warrant from Benton County. The driver, Petro Geotgiyev, 64, of Portland Oregon, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked on his warrant. The bond was set at $150 cash or surety.
Tuesday evening, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a gold Mercury Sable because it wasn't bearing any vehicle registration. During the stop, the owner of the vehicle consented to a search. During the search, Police located a bag of marijuana close to the driver's seat. The driver, Charles E Heaper, 57, of Sedalia, admitted ownership of the marijuana and was arrested. Heaper was issued a summons on the scene and released.
A flag and flag pole were brought to the Sedalia Police Headquarters Monday evening. Madison Swift turned in the items, saying they had been on the ground at West Main and South Ohio avenue. The items were placed into the Police Department's bike shed until the owner could be located.
Sedalia Police stopped a black Chevrolet Trail Blazer on West Broadway and South Stewart avenue Monday evening. During the stop, officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside of the vehicle. A search of the vehicle and the occupants revealed both were in possession of a felony amount of marijuana with the intent to distribute. Charles Lloyd Wright, 36, and Leandrea Regina Chandler, 32, both of Sedalia, were arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where they were booked and released.
In the early morning hours Wednesday, Police conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle for a moving violation. Upon contact with the driver, he showed signs of impairment and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. The suspect, Antonio Terrell Gray, 35, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold. State charges of driving while intoxicated and driving while revoked are being requested for Gray.
Officers responded to the State Fair Eagle Stop, near the intersection of Thompson Boulevard and 16th street Tuesday morning in regard to a theft from the night before. The amount of money stolen in the theft was $149.25 and charges are being submitted to the prosecutor on a suspect that was not named in the report.
Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a theft report from Robert E Martin. Martin stated that he went to withdraw $740 cash from an ATM and forgot to take the cash with him. Martin said when he returned later to the ATM the cash was gone.
Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to a theft that occurred at the Family Pawn store on April 17th. The total amount of money stolen was $686.68. The investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday afternoon, an Officer was dispatched to the 3200 block of West 16th street in reference to a found property report. A quarter hopper was found in the grassy area and collected as found property.
Wes-Mo Auto Sales, in the 3000 block of South Limit, reported a vehicle theft Tuesday morning. Officers spoke with the owners, who stated a truck was stolen from the lot.