Sedalia Police Reports For May 8, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Thursday night, a warrant check was conducted in the 1700 block of East 9th street on a subject with two Pettis County Failure to Appear warrants. One was a felony count with a bond at $25,000 cash or surety and a misdemeanor with bond set at $329.50 cash only. Treston Dontrell Clay, 25, of Sedalia, was located and transported to the Pettis County Jail on the warrants.
Several burglaries were reported to have occurred within the last six months in the 300 block of 17th. Crista G. Littlepage, the victim, contacted Sedalia Police Thursday evening and estimated $5,000 worth of items were stolen. There are no suspects at this time.
Officers responded to the 1000 block of West 4th Thursday evening in reference to property damage and harassment. The victim's residence and the street were spray painted. There is one suspect, unnamed in the report.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Wood's store, in the 700 block of East Broadway Thursday evening, on a report of Violation of Ex Parte. On arrival, Officers made contact with the reporting person, Martha A. Reed, who stated she has an Ex Parte on an ex-boyfriend. Reed stated that he just followed her to the store, and when she stopped in front of the store, he pulled up alongside of her. The suspect had left the area prior to Officer's arrival and charges of Violation of Ex Parte are being sought on the suspect, who was not named in the report.
Thursday afternoon, Pettis County Ambulance and Sedalia Police responded to the 300 block of West 10th for an unresponsive subject. First responders arrived and found a female in her 50's deceased. An investigation by officers found no evidence of foul play. The Pettis County Coroner's Office was called to the scene.
Officers were dispatched to the Break Time in the 100 block of Rebar Road Thursday afternoon for a report of stealing. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the victim in the parking lot. Janice L. Stemmons stated that she went to the restroom in the gas station, then left. Stemmons stated that while she was on the road, she realized she left her purse in the restroom. She called the store and went back to get it. When she retrieved the purse, she noticed she was missing $900 in cash. There are no suspects at this time.
In the afternoon of May 7th, Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Harrison in regard to a missing juvenile. The child was last seen by his guardian on the night of May 6. Officers obtained information indicating the child may be heading to the state of California. The child has been entered as missing.
Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched of West 16th and South Grand avenue in regard to an individual, Paul E. Stark, who stated they were recently assaulted by a family member in the 1500 block of South Harrison with a dangerous instrument, causing injury. Stark is willing to pursue charges. Charges for Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree have been requested.
Thursday evening, an Officer responded to the Police Department lobby in reference to a theft that occurred in the 2400 block of West 2nd street. Rebecca Snyder reported money was stolen from her purse earlier that day. A juvenile referral will be completed and sent to the juvenile office.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Missouri Beef House on the Missouri State Fairgrounds Thursday evening in reference to a burglary at the business. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with Management, who reported that unknown persons were able to gain entry into the business between Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon. Management reported that the suspects stole two 20 pound packages of hamburger with an estimated value of $400.
Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a vehicle with no license plates. Officers made contact with the driver, who did not have a valid driver's license. The driver was also unable to produce proof of insurance. A citation was issued for No Operator's Status and No Proof of Insurance. The driver, who was not named in the report, was given a court date in July.
Wednesday afternoon, Police were dispatched to the 2400 block of West Main in regard to an incident of Property Damage that occurred that morning. The total cost of the damage is estimated at $218. The suspect was also told not to come to the property, but did so, anyway. The suspect was identified but not named in the report. In the course of the call, Officers were informed the victim present had two active warrants. Na'Kendra S. McGee, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was booked in for two Failure to Appear warrants through the City of Sedalia. The combined bond is $100 cash only.
Thursday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the 3500 block of John J. Housel Drive for a subject reported to be not breathing. Upon arrival, officers located a subject not breathing in a bedroom. The subject was pronounced dead shortly after by the Pettis County Ambulance District.
Police were dispatched to the Dollar General in the 600 block of North Ohio for a report of stealing Wednesday afternoon. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the reporting party, Aric S. Belzer. Belzer stated that a former employee came in the store and took $4.50 in merchandise, concealed it, and then left without paying for the items. The incident was recorded on the store's surveillance cameras. A copy of the video was collected and placed into evidence. At the time of the report, the unnamed suspect had not been located. Charges of Stealing have been submitted to the Prosecutor's Office.
Officers were dispatched to the area of West 3rd and South State Fair avenue for a report of a theft. The witness stated that a male had stolen a milk can from his neighbor's yard. The suspect, Joseph Elmer Fore, 37, Homeless, was located and arrested. After being deemed "fit for confinement", Fore was placed on a 24-hour hold for Stealing.