Sedalia Police Reports For November 12, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Wednesday afternoon, Officers spoke with Gary Lemens on the phone in reference to a theft. Lemens stated that his Carry-On flatbed trailer was stolen from the 1600 block of Honeysuckle Road on November 9th. The trailer has not been recovered, and there are no suspects at the time of the report.
Sedalia Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1600 block of South Vermont Avenue Wednesday morning. The subjects were identified and both had stated the disturbance had been physical. Officers couldn't determine the primary physical aggressor and the incident was logged for 12 hours. One subject was transported by ambulance for an unrelated issue from the scene.
Wednesday morning, an Officer was dispatched to the 500 block of West 16th Street in reference to a found property call. Anthony Corpe stated he found a bicycle sitting in front of his business and had no idea who it belonged to. The bicycle was placed into the bike shed for safe keeping.
On the afternoon of November 8th, Sedalia Police responded to the Wal Mart store in the 3200 block of West Broadway in reference to theft. Upon arrival, Officers met with management who had caught a subject switching price tags on items in order to steal them during the self checkout process. The subject, April D. Peterson, 30, of Sedalia, was cooperative and issued a municipal summons for Shoplifting.
Monday morning, Officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3000 block of South Kentucky Avenue for improper registration and failure to signal. The license plate was found to not belong to the owner, or the vehicle, and was therefore seized to be turned into the Department of Revenue.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Factory Connection store in the 2900 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a theft report. The clerk reported that a white female came in and tried on a pair of shoes. A white male then entered the store and when the female took the shoes off, the male hid the shoes under his coat and left the store. Suspects left the store in an unknown direction. The amount of the loss was listed as $24.99.
On Tuesday afternoon, Officers responded to the County Distributing in the 1800 block of Eagle View Drive for a report of a theft. Kevin Combs reported that catalytic converters were stolen from some vehicles in the parking lot.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the American Inn in the 1200 block of South Limit to assist the Pettis County Ambulance District with a subject. In the course of the call, it was discovered that the subject in question had an active warrant. Ronald Eugene Thornton, 61, of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Thornton's warrant is for Burglary in the 2nd Degree and has a bond of $10,000 cash or surety.
Tuesday morning, Officers responded to the 1600 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a deceased subject. After an investigation, no foul play was suspected.
Officers responded to the Salvation Army in the 1200 block of East Broadway for a theft report Monday morning. Officers spoke with an employee, Magen P. Hudson, who stated catalytic converters were cut off of two vehicles on the lot, belonging to the Salvation Army. The damage to the vehicles was called at $600.00. At the time of the report, a suspect has not been located.
Monday morning, Officers responded to the 400 block of North Engineer for a found property report. On arrival, Police spoke with Teresa Hoskins, who located a wrapper containing a small amount of marijuana in the alley behind the house. The marijuana was collected and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where it was placed into evidence for destruction.
On the afternoon of November 4th, Sedalia Police responded to the Woods Supermarket in the 1400 block of South Limit for a report of shoplifting. Crystal Sims reported that a female subject entered the store and stole several bottles of alcohol.
Tuesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of West 4th street in reference to an assault. Officers arrived and made contact with a juvenile resident who reported that she had been assaulted by her brother. The victim had visible injuries. The suspect had left the scene prior to the Officer's arrival. Charges will be submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor for review.
Sedalia Police were approached by a male subject Tuesday morning in the area of East 4th Street and South Lamine avenue advising that he had an active warrant out of Cooper County for Assault. Officers ran the suspect's information through Dispatch, who advised the suspect had a possible warrant out of Cooper County. Dispatch sent off for confirmation, and confirmation by hard copy was completed a short time later. Officers arrested James L. Farnsworth, 40, of Otterville, and transported him to the Pettis County Jail, where his bond was set at $5,000 cash or surety.