Sedalia Police Reports For November 25, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Wednesday morning, Officers responded to the 400 block of Albright Court for a report of a stolen vehicle. Julia Alejandra Vitales reported that her red 2015 Nissan Armada with MO plates (MTZBLU) was stolen in the overnight hours.
Sedalia Police observed a truck eastbound on East Broadway Boulevard Wednesday morning around South Massachusetts Avenue, as it crossed over the dashed white line. Officers initiated a traffic stop on it around South Marvin Avenue. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. James A. Woodman, 68, of Sedalia, was arrested on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated. Woodman was transported to a hospital, then to the jail pending release to a sober person. Officers have also requested a state charge of Failing to Maintain Financial Responsibility.
Officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of West 10th Street Wednesday morning for a domestic disturbance. Officers spoke to the subjects involved, all of whom were intoxicated to a varying degree. The subjects acknowledged a verbal argument turned into a physical disturbance. The subjects sustained no injuries to minor physical injuries. No prosecution was requested and a primary physical aggressor could not be determined. A 12 hour log was completed.
Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the Police Department Lobby for a warrant check on a subject in the lobby. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed Jeremiah J. Miller, 29, of Sedalia, to have multiple warrants; a City of Sedalia Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility, a Pettis County Conservation warrant for Fishing Without a Permit, a Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility, and Failing to Wear a Seat Belt. Miller also had a City of Warrensburg Failure to Appear warrant. Miller was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where his bond was set at $595.00.
Tuesday morning, Officers responded to the Police Department lobby for a report of assault. Roy Neighbors, an employee of E Street Bar, 1201 East 3rd Street, reported an assault. The incident occurred in the bar on October 24th. At the time of the report, charges are not being requested. A report was completed for documentation purposes.
Monday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway, for a report of theft that had occurred on November 20th. The suspect entered the business and stole $100 worth of merchandise. The suspect was identified and formal charges are being sought through the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Casey's store, 3050 South Limit, in regard to a shoplifting report Monday morning. Video of the incident shows the suspect stealing $118.35 in merchandise in the overnight hours. The complainant stated that the store is wanting to pursue charges.
Monday night, property damage was reported to a vehicle in the 1500 block of South Limit Avenue. The victim provided suspect information and security camera footage of the incident was obtained from a local business. Edward L. Whitfield Jr., 17, of Sedalia, was contacted and arrested on a municipal charge of property damage. Whitfield was released with a court date. The value of the damage is approximately $580.00.
Monday morning, Officers responded to the Probation and Parole Office, 205 Thompson Road, for a warrant check. On arrival, Officers made contact with the subject, and a computer check confirmed him to have an active Pettis County warrant for Parole Violation on original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Kevin A. Clark, 41, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Clark was given a bond of $1,000 cash and $1,000 surety.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 1800 block of South Barrett Monday morning. Officers were advised the subject was shirtless and was beating his son. The suspect's children had fled into another residence to get away from the suspect. Officers tried to contact the suspect, who began yelling at them. The suspect entered a neighboring residence without permission, to go after the children. The suspect grabbed his son, placing him into a bear hug hold on the floor. There were concerns for the safety of the children. The suspect was told to turn around and place his hands behind his back. The suspect then began resisting Officers. He was taken into custody and later placed in the WRAP unit, due to being combative. Anthony J. Henson, 36, of Sedalia, was taken to the BRHC, where he was deemed fit for confinement. Henson was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, and placed on a 24 hour hold. State charges of Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree, two counts of Abuse or Neglect of a Child, Assault in the 4th Degree, Kidnapping in the 2nd Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, felony Resisting Arrest, and Burglary in the 1st Degree are being filed against Henson.