This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports. 


Tuesday morning, Officers stopped an unregistered vehicle in the 1400 block of South Sneed Avenue. The driver’s license was found to be revoked. Marcus Mantrell McKnight, 35, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked. McKnight was transported to the Pettis County Jail.


Tuesday morning, Officers responded to the State Fair Shopping Center, 1400 South Limit Avenue, to investigate a single vehicle accident. The Officers learned the driver of the single vehicle accident had fled the scene prior to Officers’ arrival. Patrick K. Reeves Jr., 27, of Sedalia, was located a short time later in the 600 block of South Barrett Avenue. Reeves was arrested for Driving While Suspended and Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident. Reeves was placed on a 24 hour hold at the Pettis County Jail. During the investigation, an uninvolved female at a residence in the 600 block of South Barrett Avenue (the same building as Reeves), was identified as Salina M Reyna, 33, of Sedalia. A computer check through Joint Communications revealed and confirmed Reyna to have an active warrant from Pettis County. The warrant stemmed from an incident in September. In that incident, according to the probable cause report, a victim reported that Reyna had taken naked photos and a video of her without her consent while they were dating. Those photos were sent via social media, including a threat demanding the victim to send money to Reyna through a Cash App account. Reyna was arrested for her warrant on charges of Nonconsensual Dissemination of Private Sexual Images. Reyna was transported to the Pettis County Jail, pending a cash or surety bond of $10,000*.

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Tuesday morning, Officers responded to the Probation and Parole Office, 205 Thompson Road, in reference to a subject with a Webster County warrant for their arrest on the premises. Officers made contact with the subject and ran his information with Dispatch. Dispatch confirmed the warrant for his arrest, stemming from an incident of alleged assault at the Ozark Correctional Center in Fordland in March of 2022. The incident left the victim with physical injuries that required medical attention inside the facility, and later outside the institution. Emmanuel A. Ward, 41, of Sedalia, was arrested on his warrant on felony charges of Assault in the 1st Degree (Serious Physical Injury or Special Victim**). Ward was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked pending a $25,000 cash or surety bond.


Sedalia Police performed a warrant check in the 200 block of West 6th Street Tuesday morning. The Officer recognized the subject as someone who had a warrant for his arrest. The warrant was confirmed through Dispatch to be from Pettis County, issued in September 2023. The warrant stemmed from an incident in June 2023, where Detectives with the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force, while executing a search warrant, discovered the suspects use of Heroin, Fentanyl, Buprenorphine Hydrochloride (used to treat pain or opioid dependence) and Naloxone Hydrochloride (Schedule II Controlled Substance used to reverse opioid use). Jacobi Marquis Bell, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested on his warrant for two counts of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Bell was transported to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.


Monday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Bothwell Emergency Room after an intoxicated subject refused to leave after being treated. Dwight Albert Trester II, 61, Homeless, was arrested for Trespassing in the 1st Degree. Trester was put on a protective custody at the Pettis County Jail.***


Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of East 13th Street Tuesday afternoon to investigate a trespass report. Stacy Lyn Evans reported an unknown suspect broke into the home.


Sedalia Police responded to the 3200 block of West 16th Street for a report of an injured deer. The animal was roadside and had disabling injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle. No crash had been reported. The deer was euthanized.


*According to Casenet # 23PT-CR01523, Reyes was also issued a criminal summons for Driving While Intoxicated (Alcohol and Drugs) on November 15th, the day before the Dissemination charge was filed. The DWI incident was in June 2023, which was reported by KSIS here.

**The complaint was filed against Ward on November 14, 2023, Casenet # 23WE-CR00918. In this case, as the assault was against another inmate that required extended hospitalization, meaning the charge pertains to serious physical injury rather than a special victim.

***Trester was also arrested Sunday for Trespassing in the 2nd Degree in a separate incident.


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