Sedalia Police Reports For May 9, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Sunday morning, an SUV was stopped in the area of West Main Street and South Harrison Avenue for failing to maintain its lane several times. The vehicle disobeyed a stop sign, and was suspected of intoxicated driving. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Kylen Andrew Moore, 22, of Knob Noster, was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated and Improper Lane Usage. Moore was taken to the Police Department, processed, and released to a sober driver.
A car was stopped in the area of East Broadway Boulevard and South Martin Avenue early Saturday morning after it had failed to maintain its lane several times and was suspected of intoxicated driving. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Misty J. Allen, 45, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated. Allen was taken to the Police Department, processed, and released on municipal charges.
Sedalia Police responded to a hit and run accident in the 600 block of North Engineer involving a pedestrian Friday night. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered to be a domestic incident. All parties were identified, and contact was made. State charges are being requested for Domestic Assault.
Officers were dispatched to the area of North Park Avenue and West Pettis Street Sunday night for a reported verbal domestic incident. The incident was found to have turned physical. Both parties were spoken to, and Officers were unable to determine a primary physical aggressor. The parties separated, and a 12 hour domestic violence incident was completed for documentation.
Sunday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a black SUV near the intersection of West 24th Street and South Grand Avenue. The driver and a passenger in the vehicle were arrested. The driver, Derek Lee Alan Fitzgerald, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving Without A Valid License and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The passenger, Jonathan Michael Rockett, 25, Homeless, was found to have two Failure to Appear warrants from Pettis County on felony charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Both Fitzgerald and Rockett were transported to the Pettis County Jail. Fitzgerald was booked and released with citations, and Rockett was booked in and held with no bond.
Early Sunday morning, Officers responded to the 2400 block of West 2nd Street in reference to a physical disturbance. Officers made contact with Richard Cramer, who stated his vehicle was damaged during an altercation that he had no involvement in. The suspect has been identified, and a charge of Property Damage will be sent to the prosecutor for review.
Sedalia Police made contact with a vehicle parked in the Casey's parking lot, 1601 East Broadway Boulevard Sunday morning. Jacob L. Bryan, 27, of Sedalia, a subject in the vehicle, was arrested for a Failure to Appear warrant for No Operator's License. Bryan was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $250.00.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center, 601 East 14th Street for a report of an animal attack. The attack occurred in the 900 block of South Grand Avenue. Michael Schafer sustained injuries from a ferocious feline.
Officers responded to the 1700 block of East 4th Street Saturday afternoon in reference to a disturbance. A verbal altercation between two males, Robert D. Anderson and Steve A. Edward, was broken up between several other subjects on scene before things turned physical. A juvenile subject was assaulted during the intervention. One of the males was trespassed from the residence. There was no further information in the report.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of South Marvin Avenue in reference to a found property report. Jeffrey A. Gardner reported he found drug paraphrenia while moving and called Police for proper disposal. The item was taken to the Police Department and entered into evidence for destruction.
Last Thursday evening, Officers were dispatched to the hospital for a cat bite that had happened approximately 35 hours prior in the area of South Arlington Avenue and East Broadway Boulevard. Destiny Vallejos sustained puncture marks and the wound location started swelling up. A report was made documenting the incident.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1200 block of East 9th Street Sunday morning for a 911 call hang up. Contact was made with a female suspect, who confirmed the call was an accident. Nadelene B. Meseky, 25, of Sedalia, was discovered to have an active Failure to Appear warrant from Sedalia on charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway While Suspended. Meseky was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $150.00.
Saturday evening, Officers spoke with a victim in reference to theft. The victim, who was not named in the report, stated earlier in the day she had been shopping at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard. She had selected a cash back option for $100, and forgot to retrieve the money. It was subsequently picked up by two individuals behind her. Security video of the theft was obtained, but the suspects have not been identified at this time.
Early Sunday morning, Officers responded to the 200 block of South Engineer Avenue in reference to a disturbance. Officers were able to make contact with one of the subjects involved. The other subject had left the scene before Officers' arrival. The contact subject had minor injuries but was very uncooperative. Officers were unable to determine a primary physical aggressor without contact with the other subject. A 12 hour domestic log was made. No charges are being pursued at this time.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a gold SUV near the intersection of West 16th Street and South Stewart Avenue late Sunday night. The driver was found to be operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver's license. Noelio Ubaldo Quetzecua, 18, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released pending charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a Valid License.
Officers responded to the 800 block of West 16th Street Saturday evening for report of a traffic accident. A driver of one of the vehicles did not have a valid license. Miguel J. Soc Lopez, 24, of Sedalia, was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a Valid License.
Saturday night, Officers responded to the 700 block of West 16th Street for a report of found property by Christopher Miller. The found property was collected and placed into evidence for safe keeping.
Saturday evening, Officers responded to the 1800 block of South Barrett Avenue in reference to a warrant check. Officers made contact with a subject at the residence. The information was relayed to Dispatch, who confirmed the subject had two warrants. One warrant was a Probation Violation on original charges of felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon and felony Resisting Arrest. Another was a Fugitive from Justice. Anthony J. Henson, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Henson was placed on a 24 hour hold for Fugitive From Justice (Note: Where the FFJ warrant was located and what original charges were was not able to be clarified). Henson had an additional bond of $2500 surety and $2000 cash and a no bond warrant.
Officers responded to the 900 block of Winchester Drive to take a report of a missing juvenile Saturday night. The juvenile was missing from the 3400 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The case is still being investigated.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of East 16th Street and South Lafayette Avenue Saturday night. The driver was found to be operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver's license. Juana Rubio Romero, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Police Department. Romero was fingerprinted and issued a city summons for No Operator's License.
On the afternoon of May 7th, Officers stopped a vehicle near the intersection of North Ohio and East Johnson Street after noticing the driver was a registered sex offender. The vehicle he was driving was not attached to his sex offender registry information. The driver admitted to driving the vehicle frequently, and thought he did not need to register it. Dustin Shane Colvin, 33, of Sedalia, was arrested and placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of formal charges for Failure to Register As a Sex Offender.
Saturday morning, Officers met with Soraiyeh Ahmed in the 2900 block of West 11th Street regarding a theft. The suspect is known to them and confessed to taking money. A juvenile referral is being completed.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of West 6th Street Saturday morning for a report of a child not breathing. Life saving attempts were made, but the child was found to be deceased. An investigation is ongoing.
Officers stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East 17th Street and South Collins Avenue after noticing its registration was expired. A computer check through Dispatch revealed the driver did not have a driver's license, and his information was very close to that of a deported felon. Juan Beltran, 39, of Sedalia, was transported to the Police Department and fingerprinted. Investigation revealed he was not the deported felon. Beltran was issued a citation for Driving Without a License and released.
Early Saturday morning, Officers conducted a subject check at West 14th Street and South Park Avenue. The subject identified himself and his information was provided to Dispatch. Dispatch advised that the subject had an active Failure to Appear warrant from Sedalia on original charges of Building Code Violations. Lloyd E. Moore Jr., 64, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked on the warrant pending a $60 cash only bond.
On the afternoon of May 6th, Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Westwood Avenue in reference to a disturbance. An individual involved was found to have active Failure to Appear warrants for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility and Speeding. Mikayla K. Droege, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested for the warrants and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $488.00.
Saturday afternoon, Officers responded to the Motel 6, 3402 West Broadway Boulevard, for a report of a disturbance. Contact was made with the hotel staff, who stated that a male suspect was refusing to check out of the hotel. Contact was made with the suspect, who refused to leave. Gabriel Arthur LaClair, 41, Homeless, was arrested for Trespassing in the 2nd Degree. LaClair was taken to the Pettis County Jail for a 24 hour hold.
Officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of South Limit Avenue Friday evening for a reported accident where the suspect left the scene. The suspect vehicle was not on scene when Officers arrived. Officers spoke to Michael Hedrick, the victim, and his information was collected. The suspect is unknown at this time.
Sedalia Police responded to the Thompson Hills Shopping Center, 3101 West Broadway Boulevard Friday night in reference to found property. Darla Lansing stated that there was a toddler bike left in a parking spot in the middle of the parking lot. The Officer collected the bike and placed it into evidence as found property.
Late Friday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop near West 20th Street and South Grand Avenue as the vehicle had no tail lights. The driver of the vehicle was found to be operating a motor vehicle without a license. Miguel LeonChop, 40, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Police Headquarter for processing on charges of Operator's License Required.
On the evening of May 3rd, Officers responded to the Woods grocery store, 701 East Broadway Boulevard, in reference to a recovered stolen trailer. Thomas Gleason stated he found a trailer that was previously stolen attached to a vehicle. Contact was made with the owner of the vehicle, who was unaware of the stolen property. The property was returned to the owner, and no charges are being pursued at this time.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to an unresponsive subject stopped in the roadway near the intersection of West 32nd Street and South Limit Avenue. The subject eventually became responsive. He stated he was extremely tired after a night shift. The subject was treated by PCAD and then released.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a violation of a protection order report Friday morning. The reporting party said approximately a month ago, they entered a gas station near the intersection of West 16th Street and South Ohio Avenue. The person they have a full order of protection against was inside. The incident was documented with a report.
Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a harassment report. The victim stated her ex husband was harassing her through various means. The incident was documented with a report, and the victim was referred to the Pettis County Courthouse for an ex-parte.
Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a found property report Friday afternoon. Stephen Green found a phone in the 400 block of South Ohio Avenue and turned it in to the Police Department. The phone was put into evidence for safe keeping.
Friday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Main Street and Winchester Drive. Officers saw the vehicle's registered owner driving, when their driving privileges had been suspended. TC Wright III, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Wright was then booked and released.