Sedalia Police Reports for Monday, April 6, 2020
Monday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the 1600 block of South Ingram in reference to a disturbance.
Officers made contact with the caller, who stated she was assaulted by her boyfriend. No contact was made with the suspect. Charges of Domestic Violence are being submitted to the prosecutor.
Sunday evening officers were called to the 400 block of North Park in reference to a property damage call. Officers made contact with the victim, Bryce Langley of Sedalia, and a witness. The witness stated they saw someone running from the scene and yell something at them. An estimated $1,000 worth of damages was done to a vehicle parked in front of the residence. There are no suspects at this time.
The Woods East reported a theft Sunday night. After an investigation, it was determined that the victim was robbed at knifepoint and approximately $9 worth of items were stolen.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, officers were dispatched to a possibly intoxicated driver stuck on a curb that was called in by a subject at the Fav Trip in the 200 block of West Broadway. The driver and occupants took off running when officers arrived. All subjects were captured. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver, Gunnar Aaaron Fletcher Zaremba, 17, of Sedalia, was intoxicated by drugs. He was arrested on state charges of felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Felony Unlawful Possession of a Concealable Weapon, Resisting, DWI Drugs, and also a Sedalia Failure to Appear Warrant with a $60 cash only bond. Zaremba was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters and then to a hospital for further testing. Once medically cleared, Zaremba was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and put on a 24-hour hold.
Early Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of North Grand on a gunshot call. Dispatch had received a 911 call of an accidental gunshot wound by the resident there, with the second resident requesting an ambulance. When Officers arrived, they found evidence of a gunshot and the firearm, but were unable to locate anyone in the home. The residents self transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center and a male resident was treated for a gunshot wound to the head. At the time of the report, the injury was not considered life threatening.
Sedalia Police responded to the 700 block of North Grand for a 911 call related to a disturbance Sunday night. Officers arrived and found an altercation between two subject that had formerly lived together and have a child in common, along with the male's current girlfriend. During the investigation, the resident, Gary A McKinsey, of Sedalia, reported that approximately $3700 in cash was stolen from the residence earlier in the day. No arrests were made.
Saturday night Sedalia Police were called to the 1300 block of Walker Circle for an assault. The victim claimed the suspect, who was not named in the report, had assaulted her by hitting her in the head with her own purse. The suspect could not be located for questioning, and charges of Assault are being requested.
At 9:20 p.m. Sunday night, Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of West 9th in reference to harassment. During the investigation, dispatch advised the officer on scene that a subject had two warrants. The subject, Lisa A. Whiteman, 51, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail for Failure to Appear Warrants with a bond at $120 cash only.
Police were called to the 300 block of West 5th Street Saturday evening for a report of domestic assault Sunday evening. Both parties, not named in the report, stated that the other had struck them. One party agreed to leave for the night, and a 12 hour report has been completed to document the incident.
The Cork N Bottle in the 3800 Block of East Broadway reported to Sedalia Police about a subject that had walked away from the Brooking Park residence care facility Sunday night. Officers were advised the subject, Andrew John Fecko, 58, of Sedalia, was being violent and trying to fight people. Upon arrival, Officers made contact and the reporting person stated he was the Administrator of of the facility Fecko had walked away from. Upon contact with the subject, he appeared to be very agitated. Officers advised him to go back to his residence. The subject refused and attempted to leave, and when stopped by Officers, he became very aggressive. Police took Fecko into protective custody.
A victim came to the Sedalia Police Station in the early morning hours Sunday. The victim reported he had been raped by a female while he was passed out at a party and that someone took several items of clothing from his car. The incident happened at approximately 1 a.m. Sunday.
Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police observed a vehicle being driven by a subject whose driving privileges were suspended. Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 2500 block of West Broadway and made contact with the suspect, who was not named in the report. Information was relayed to dispatch, who confirmed the suspect was driving while Suspended. A citation was issued and a court date was given.
Saturday afternoon Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of West Broadway for a report of a deceased subject. When Officers arrived, they made contact with a neighbor. The neighbor stated he had not seen his friend in a couple of days so he went to the apartment to check on him. When the neighbor went inside, the found his friend inside the residence not breathing. The Pettis County Coroner was notified, along with the deceased's Executor. When they arrived, they notified the family of the deceased. There were no signs of foul play.
Pettis County Ambulance and Sedalia Police responded to the 400 Block of East 16th for a suicidal male Saturday evening. EMS and Police arrived and determined an individual was having a mental health crisis and had attempted to harm himself with a weapon. The individual was transported by EMS for evaluation.
Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop at West 3rd and South Limit Avenue Saturday night. The driver and the passenger provided their information to run through dispatch. The passenger, Logan B. Ripple, 18, of Sedalia, had a Failure to Appear Warrant. Ripple was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with bond set at $60 cash only.
Saturday afternoon Police were called to the 400 Block of Welch Court. Martha Reed, of Sedalia, reported that her Missouri temporary tag was stolen from her vehicle and she believed in happened in the overnight hours. At the time of the report there was no subject information.
Friday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 700 block of East 6th on a report of Property Damage. The reporting person, Jose Alfredo Lopez, reported that someone broke his windshield and sliced all four tires on his car. There were no suspects or witnesses and no value for the damage at the time of the report.
At almost 9:00 p.m. on April 3rd, Officers were dispatched to the 2600 Block of Clarendon Road in reference to an injury accident where a truck had hit a large object in the roadway. After an investigation, it was determined the driver, Amy R. Thomas, 35, of Sedalia, had been operating the vehicle while intoxicated. Thomas was arrested on municipal charges of Driving While Intoxicated. She was transported to the Sedalia Police headquarters for further testing before being released on a charge of DWI and a court date.
Friday night, an Officer responded to the 2300 block of West 3rd street in reference to a child investigation call. A report was taken for another agency about a possible child abuse case.
Officers responded to the 1700 block of South Grand for a report of a domestic disturbance that started in the 1500 Block of South Osage Friday night. Neither subject had any apparent injuries and a primary physical aggressor could not be determined, but a 12-hour log was started to document the incident.
Sedalia Police made contact with a subject at Liberty Park on Friday afternoon under suspicion of a possible felony warrant. Brian Keith Johnson Jr, 32, of Sedalia, was confirmed active and was placed under arrest for a Failure to Appear Warrant. Johnson was transported to the Pettis County Jail for processing.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police responded to Pro Energy #10 in reference to a subject who was not breathing. Dispatch advised that CPR was in progress and an AED was applied to the victim. Police, Sedalia Fire and Pettis County Fire Staff all attempted life saving methods but the victim was not able to be resuscitated. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to the Rea Funeral home by PCAD.