Sedalia Police Reports for November 6, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
Late Saturday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle they observed striking a curb in the area of West 20th Street and South Warren Avenue. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. The driver, Silvero Arroyo Martinez, 57, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. There, Martinez provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was above 0.08. Martinez was fingerprinted and issued a Uniform Traffic Ticket with a court date before being released to a sober driver.
Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on South Ohio Avenue near West Main Street for a lane violation. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Vincent Eugene Miller, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. There, Miller provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was above 0.08. Miller was fingerprinted and issued a Uniform Traffic Ticket with a court date before being released to a sober driver.
Last Monday evening, Officers took a report in the Police Department lobby in reference to a theft. Richard Parris Hagan stated his phone was stolen while he was at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard. At this time, no suspects have been identified.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 700 block of East 5th Street in reference to a physical disturbance early Monday morning. Officers spoke with the caller, who said he had been struck in the face multiple times by his wife. This was corroborated by two witnesses. Jessica Smith, 38, of Sedalia, was arrested for Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree. Smith was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold.
Monday morning, Officers conducted an area check of the Woods East, 701 East Broadway Boulevard, and located a male subject sleeping in front of the business. Officers identified the male, and checked his information with Dispatch. He was found to be trespassed from the business. Randy Loren Veeder, 47, Homeless, was issued a City Summons for Trespassing.
Sunday night, Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East 11th Street in reference to a reported stolen vehicle. While Officers were speaking with the caller, the vehicle returned. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the vehicle was not stolen, but the driver was intoxicated. Martez Lamont Troy, Jr., 38, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest. Troy was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained and the driver was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw. Troy was then transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold, where he was booked in on charges of felony Driving While Intoxicated (Class C), and felony Driving While Revoked.
Officers were dispatched on a call Saturday night in the 700 block of East 5th Street. While dispatched on the call, they located drug paraphernalia and collected it for destruction. They transported to the Police Department, where it was placed into evidence. The next morning, Officers were called back to the same address, to speak with Chasity R. Ford. Ford reported her car was stolen in the over night hours. A report has been completed.
Saturday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle they observed make an improper turn near South Ohio Avenue and West 14th Street. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Brenda Kay Reven, 63, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Prior Offender) and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Reven was then transported to the BRHC for a blood draw. Reven was then transported to the Pettis County jail to be booked and released.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of South Missouri Avenue and West 7th Street Sunday afternoon in reference to a possible disturbance. The disturbance apparently ended with someone being stabbed in the arm with a knife. Upon arrival, the “victim” *, was uncooperative. He said he was simply cut while getting out of a vehicle. He had a large laceration to his right arm, and was then transported from the scene by PCAD. There were no witnesses to describe what ever led up to his injury.
Saturday morning, Officers met with Donovan Sims regarding a theft. Sims reported his bike was stolen from the 1200 block of South Carr Avenue. A report has been completed.
Officers took a theft report Friday afternoon at the Police Station. Larry McGinnis came to report a bicycle had been stolen off his property.
Sunday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of South Grand Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance. During the course of the disagreement, the argument turned physical. A 12-hour log was done to document the incident.
Sedalia Police met with Leon Beamon Sunday morning at in the 1300 block of South Ohio Avenue in reference to a theft. Beamon stated his electric bicycle had been stolen during the overnight hours. The bicycle had been locked to a nearby structure outside.
In the early morning hours Sunday, Officers attempted a traffic stop with a vehicle southbound on South Limit Avenue. Upon activating emergency lights and sirens, the driver began to flee from law enforcement. Officers continued until Pettis County Deputies took over the pursuit. The suspect pulled over near Knob Noster. It was discovered the car was stolen, and the driver had multiple felony warrants for their arrest, as well as drug paraphernalia.
UPDATE: This story has been completed with the Pettis County Sheriff's Reports here.
Saturday evening, Officers responded to the Casey’s store, 1601 East Broadway Boulevard, in reference to a theft. The complainant stated a subject had entered his room and began stealing items. Officers were able to make contact with the suspect, and he was arrested. Joseph Robert Luera Sr., 46, of Sedalia, was arrested for Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Stealing. Luera was placed on a 24 hour hold at the Pettis County Jail.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of East 19th Street and South Thompson Avenue Friday evening because the vehicle had expired registration. The driver was found to have a revoked driving license. Cheyenne Sahara Dawn Smith, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked. Smith was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
Dispatch relayed information Friday night about a subject who had come into the lobby of the Police Department with an item they found near the intersection of East Broadway Boulevard and South Engineer Avenue. The item was left on the counter. Contact was not made with the reporting party. The item appears to be a phone line diagnostic tool, referred to as a “dumb bell”. The item has two alligator clips attached to it with a key pad on the panel. The rightful owner could not be located.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of North Hurley Avenue in reference to a theft report. Aaron Blondell stated in the overnight hours, someone stole one of their license plates. The license plate was entered as one of two stolen.
Saturday afternoon, Officers responded to the 400 block of North Grand Avenue in regards to a domestic disturbance. During the investigation, Officers learned one of the parties had an active warrant for his arrest. Virgil A. Edgar Jr., 29, of Sedalia, was arrested for his warrant on a charge of felony Resisting Arrest from an incident in May, which at the time originally carried a different charge. Edgar also had a criminal summons for Peace Disturbance for an incident earlier in October. Edgar was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail without incident. The disturbance was found to be verbal only. Bond on the Resisting Arrest warrant carried a cash or surety bond of $3500. There was no information on a bond amount for the Peace Disturbance charge.
Friday night, Officers were dispatched to Buckner Court in reference to an animal abuse case. When Officers arrived, they made contact with a suspect. A computer check showed the passenger had a no bond warrant from Moniteau County on charges of felony Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Marijuana. Tanaeia Keshae Smith, 31, of Sedalia, was arrested on her warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Sedalia Police observed a vehicle failing to maintain the right half of the roadway early Friday morning. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle near East 16th Street and South Engineer Avenue. A computer check revealed the driver had an outstanding Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Operating A Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Teresa Renee Webb, 45, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $60 cash only bond.
Officers observed a vehicle speeding and failing to maintain its lane of travel eastbound on West 16th Street Halloween night. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on South State Fair Boulevard near West 14th Street. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Christina S. Crutchfield, 44, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs). Crutchfield was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw, and then taken to the Pettis County Jail.
Friday afternoon, an Officer was dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a property damage report. Jeffrey Twenter reported that while he was at the Casey’s gas station, 3050 South Limit Avenue, someone spray painted his pick-up truck.
Officers were called to the 2600 block of Stephenson Avenue in regards to a violation of an order of protection Friday morning. The order in place stated that the respondent/suspect not make contact, through any means of communication, with the petitioner/victim. Early that morning, the suspect called the victim on the phone. The victim would like to have charges sought against the suspect.
Friday morning, Officers took a theft report from the Equipment Operator worker at the Material Management Facility, 27882 Highway U. The worker reported that items were taken out of a storage unit for city equipment, and items were taken out of another storage unit that contained electronics dropped off by the public. The estimated loss was approximately $430.00.
*The quotation marks were around the word “victim” in the original report.
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