This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Sedalia Police responded to Sumner Insurance, 2414 West Broadway Boulevard Monday morning for a property damage report. On arrival, Officers made contact with Caleb Sumner. Sumner reported damage to the north side of the building, where it had been spray painted. The front glass also had a liquid substance on it, causing damage to the window wrap. At the time of the report, a suspect has not been identified.


Officers were dispatched to the Pettis County Courthouse, 415 South Ohio Avenue Tuesday morning for a report of forgery. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Terri Foster, a member of staff in the Prosecutor's Office. She stated they were receiving bad check notices from different merchants involving the same suspect. The suspect was giving different information on the checks. The Police were then contacted to report the forgery. At the time of the report, the suspect had not yet been located for questioning.


Tuesday evening, Officers performed a traffic stop on a Buick SUV, as the vehicle had expired license plates. The driver also rolled through a stop sign at West 16th Street and South Kentucky Avenue. The stop took place in the area of West 16th Street and South Ohio Avenue. Investigation during the traffic stop revealed the driver was in possession of marijuana, which she intended to deliver, along with methamphetamine and related paraphernalia. The driver then tampered with evidence, and introduced drug contraband into the Pettis County Jail. Angela Kim Barber Cox, 61, of Sedalia, was placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of the following charges: Distribution of Marijuana, felony Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Dangerous Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, felony Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Concealment of a Controlled Substance in a County Jail. Bond and court dates are to be determined.


Officers were dispatched to the intersection of East 5th Street and South Montgomery Avenue Monday night for a report of an incapacitated subject. The subject was reportedly slumped over at the wheel of the vehicle. Upon arrival, a male was observed stopped at a stop sign, asleep in the driver's seat with the vehicle still in drive. Once awake, field sobriety tests were conducted on the driver. He was determined to be intoxicated. Christopher M. Everts, 18, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Everts was then taken to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for a blood draw, then to the Pettis County Jail. Everts was booked and then released to a sober person.


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Tuesday night, Officers responded to the 400 block of West 6th Street for a possible domestic assault in progress. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with witnesses of the incident and the victim. The suspect had already left the scene. It was determined a domestic assault did occur, and charges are being requested.


Monday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Save A Lot store, 3040 West Broadway Boulevard, in reference to a subject stealing from the business. Employees contacted the subject, and were able to retrieve the stolen merchandise. While escorting the subject out of the business, the subject began yelling profanities and refusing to leave. As the subject was near the exit doors, he pulled out a can of pepper spray. Employees were able to knock the can from his hand, preventing him from using it inside the store. Officers located the subject nearby in his vehicle. The suspect began to resist arrest. Jeremy Edward Pointer, 43, Homeless, was arrested on charges of Stealing, Assault in the 3rd Degree, Trespassing in the 1st Degree, Driving While Revoked, and Resisting Arrest. A warrant was issued for Pointer's arrest the next day. The following evening, Sedalia Police received a tip regarding the whereabouts of Pointer, related to another matter. Officers responded to the location provided, which was the 1300 block of Montgomery Circle. Officers made contact, and a computer check confirmed he had an active warrant for his arrest. Pointer was arrested for his warrant on charges of Peace Disturbance, Resisting Arrest and Stealing. Pointer was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $2500 cash or surety bond.


Monday morning, Officers responded to the Probation and Parole Office, 205 Thompson Avenue, for a warrant check. On arrival, Officers met with Amanda N. Brown, 38, of Sedalia. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed Brown to have an active Probation Violation warrant on original charges of felony Driving While Intoxicated (Persistent Offender). Brown was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, with bond to be determined.


Last Friday afternoon, Officers initiated a traffic stop near the area of East 24th Street and Acker Drive for improper registration. A check with Dispatch showed the passenger in the vehicle had an active Warren County warrant for their arrest. Steven W. Halter, 43, of Sedalia, was arrested for his warrant on charges of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Halter was booked and released on his own recognizance, pending the following conditions: Halter shall not leave the State of Missouri; curfew is from dusk to dawn, except for work; he is prohibited from using or possessing alcohol and/or drugs not prescribed by a doctor; also he is prohibited from entering bars or stores where the primary item for sale is alcohol; he is required to submit to a test of blood/breath/urine at the request of law enforcement and required to complete a substance abuse evaluation within 30 days of release and submit results of the same to the Court.


Friday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1600 block of West 14th Street for a report of found property. A bag of marijuana was turned over to Police. It was seized for destruction.


Sedalia Police responded to the Jiffy Stop store, 1722 West Broadway Boulevard last Wednesday morning for a theft report. Officers spoke with Brent Jones, who is the manager. Jones said someone reached over the counter of the store, stealing nine lottery tickets. The tickets were valued at $250.00. The suspect has been identified, and state charges of stealing are being requested.


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