Sedalia Police Reports For November 30, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Sunday night, Officers initiated a traffic stop in the 2400 block of West Broadway for a defective tail light. The driver, Susan McNeal, had a revoked license, but had limited driving privileges. Charges are being submitted to the prosecutor for Driving While Revoked.
Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop in the area of East 16th and South Ohio for a vehicle Officers observed speeding near West 16th and South Harrison Avenue Sunday afternoon. The vehicle did not stop, and continued to the area of Bothwell Regional Health Center, for what the driver claimed was a medical emergency. Charges of Speeding and Resisting Arrest are being requested through the Municipal Prosecutor's Office.
Sunday evening, An Officer responded to the 2300 block of West 5th Street in reference to an assist agency. A hotline call was made to the Children's Division concerning the welfare of a child. An investigation was conducted and a report will be completed.
Friday night, Officers performed a traffic stop on a silver Honda passenger car, as the vehicle did not have a front license plate. An investigation revealed the driver was in possession of marijuana. Christopher L. Baker, 18, of Cole Camp, was issued a Municipal Summons for Possession of Marijuana with a court date.
Sunday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the area of East Broadway and South Montgomery in regard to an assault which had just taken place. Officers made contact with the victim in the area of South Brown Avenue and East 7th Street. The victim told Officers that they lived with the suspect and the suspect had pushed them onto the ground. While the victim did not have any observable injuries, PCAD determined that they had dangerously high blood pressure. The victim refused transport to the Bothwell Regional Health Center. A witness also provided a statement in regard to what happened. The suspect, Tristen T. Williams, 20, of Sedalia, was located and arrested for Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Williams was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of 16th and South Ohio Avenue Sunday afternoon. The passenger exited the vehicle and ran into the Cenex gas station, 120 East 16th, wearing a yellow jacket and jeans. Officers made contact with the driver and passenger. The passenger came out of the bathroom without the yellow jacket. Officers conducted a search of the bathroom and found the yellow jacket, which contained drug paraphernalia. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and nothing was found. Jeremiah Jones, 40, of Mora Missouri, was arrested and put on a 24 hour hold for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Tampering With Evidence.
Sunday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Washington Avenue in regards to a disturbance. Upon Officer's arrival, they found that it was a physical altercation between a married couple, in which one had hit the other and put them in a choke hold. The victim did not wish to pursue charges. The incident was documented in a 12 hour log.
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Broadway Boulevard early Sunday morning. The license plates were expired and did not belong to the vehicle or the owner. The plates were seized.
Friday evening, Officers made contact with a female subject at the Sedalia Police Department. Julia Alejandra Vitales reported some fraudulent charges made on her credit card.
Early Sunday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the Break Time store, 318 West Broadway, for a report of a subject passed out at the wheel of a vehicle. Contact was made with the driver, who had an open container of alcohol and a jar of marijuana in plain view. Ryan Cameron Cole, 28, of Independence Missouri, was arrested on state charges of Driving While Revoked, Driving While Intoxicated, and Possession of Marijuana. Cole was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, and then to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold.
Friday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of South Kentucky Avenue and West 5th Street. Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were discovered in the vehicle. Haley Faith Evans, 18, of Sedalia, and Tristan R. Berry, 20, of Green Ridge, were issued a summons for Possession of Marijuana and released at the scene. The juvenile suspect was released to his parents.
Saturday morning, a car was stopped at East 17th and South Engineer Avenue after it failed to maintain its lane several times on Broadway Boulevard and failed to maintain the right half of the roadway on South Engineer Avenue. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was impaired by drugs. Marri S. Buckner, 23, of Sedalia, was arrested on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs). Drug paraphernalia was located in the car. Buckner was transported to a hospital and then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on the DWI charge pending release to a sober person.
Saturday evening, Officers responded to the 4400 block of Wisconsin Avenue for a report of a theft. An unknown male suspect was reported to have left a store with several items concealed in his clothes.
Early Thursday morning, a truck was stopped for a traffic violation on South Grand Avenue south of 24th Street. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Nicholas Christopher Anders, 19, of Sedalia, was arrested on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated. Anders was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, and then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in pending release to a sober person.
Saturday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of West 6th in reference to a person who was squatting and trespassing on the property. Officers spoke to the person in question, who provided a false identity. Once her real name was discovered, she was found to have two Pettis County misdemeanor Failure to appear warrants on original charges of Possession of Marijuana and Stealing. The suspect then attempted to run from Officers, but was quickly apprehended. She then fought Officers, and a WRAP restraint device was applied. The suspect was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for a fit for confinement check, then to the Pettis County Jail, where she was placed on a 24 hour hold. Nicole Michelle Williams, 23, Homeless, was arrested for the two Failure to Appear Warrants, and charged with Resisting Arrest and Identity Theft.
Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Dollar Tree, 3107 West Broadway for a report of a hit and run accident. When Officers arrived, they made contact with the victim. Veronica T. Robbins reported that while she was shopping, she heard people talking about an accident in the parking lot. When she went to check her vehicle, she saw it was damaged and the suspect left the scene. An unidentified witness was able to get a picture of the suspect's vehicle. It was a maroon Dodge Durango with two white females inside. The suspect vehicle was last seen going towards Thompson Boulevard. Estimated amount of the damage was $2,000. There are no suspects at this time. Photos of the damage on the rear passenger side of the victim's vehicle were taken and attached to the case.
Sedalia Police saw a vehicle Saturday afternoon on West Broadway with plates that were expired in August 2020. Officers pulled the vehicle over near the intersection of south State Fair Boulevard and West 10th Street. After providing the driver's information to Dispatch, Officers were advised that their license was revoked. Carl Gregory Fox, 62, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked and Driving Without Insurance. Fox was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
On November 24th, a report was filed with the Police Department regarding a man exposing himself. On the 28th, the victim confirmed her desire to pursue criminal charges regarding the incident. Saturday morning, Officers contacted a suspect in the 700 block of East Third street. The suspect was questioned about exposing himself to female subjects at two different businesses in Sedalia in the last week. After further investigation, the suspect was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Antonio Murphy, 33, of Sedalia, was placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of two charges of Sexual Misconduct in the 1st Degree, prior offender.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of South State Fair Boulevard for a report of property damage. When Officers arrived, they spoke with James L. Schoen, who stated that sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning, someone entered his unsecured vehicle and tried to start it using a screwdriver. There was damage to the steering wheel and ignition. Officers took the screw driver and placed it into evidence storage. Officers took p photos of scene. There are no suspects at this time. The estimated damage amount was $250.00.
On the night of November 24th, Sedalia Police responded to the Bothwell Regional Health Center Emergency Room, 601 East 14th Street, in reference to an assist agency. Pettis County requested mutual aid from Sedalia Police and requested a WRAP for a combative subject at the ER. The subject was placed into the WRAP device and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Friday evening, Officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle for failing to keep right, near East 16th and South Lafayette Avenue. David S. Cavazos, 23, of Sedalia, was arrested from the traffic stop for Driving While Revoked and Driving While Intoxicated. Cavazos was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of West Broadway and South Kentucky Boulevard Saturday morning. Tanner Lee Janes, 19, of Sedalia, was arrested on a Pettis County warrant for Possession of Marijuana and taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Grand Avenue for a report of a disturbance. When Officers arrived, they made contact with a subject who had a Holt County Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Failing to Secure a Child in a Restraint/Booster Seat. Joyter G. Meseky, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested for his Failure to Appear warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Meseky was held pending a bond of $124 cash or transportation back to Holt County.
On Sunday, November 15th, Terry Arnold called to make a report regarding several vehicle parts which had been taken from a 2003 Saturn at some point between November 3rd and November 12th. No value was provided for the stolen items. While Arnold stated that he would like to pursue charges, there is no suspect information available.