Sedalia Police Reports for October 14, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Wednesday morning, a traffic stop was initiated on a Jeep SUV for failing to maintain its lane and speeding. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Officers arrested Robert Allen Modrall, 40, of Warrensburg for a felony Driving While Intoxicated Persistent Offender charge. Officers transported him to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, where he refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained. Modrall was then transported to a hospital for a blood draw and fit for confinement check, and then to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.
Tuesday night, Officers were dispatched to the Casey's General Store in the 3000 block of South Limit for a report of an assault not in progress. The victim stated the suspect had hit him once in the face and then left the area. Charges of assault are being requested through the municipal prosecutor.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1800 block of South Sneed Tuesday evening for a report of a theft no longer in progress. Officers made contact with April N. Provance, who stated someone had stolen the fencing of a dog kennel from the property at an unknown time.
Tuesday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of South Moniteau on a disturbance. On Officer's arrival, contact was made with the reporting person and the suspect. It was determined the victim was living with his mother at the residence. The victim stated he was assaulted by his mother. The victim did have scratches on his neck and arms. Anita Marie Burke, 47, of Sedalia, was taken into custody for Domestic Assault in the Third Degree. While Burke was being taken into custody, she began to pull away from Officers. Burke continued to resist and she was placed in a Wrap. Burke was then transported to the Pettis County Jail. Burke is being held pending the filing of charges of Domestic Assault in the Third Degree and Resisting Arrest.
Officers responded to the 300 block of McAnally Court in reference to a domestic disturbance Tuesday night. Both parties, which were highly intoxicated, claimed injuries by the other party, but a physical primary aggressor could not be determined. A 12-hour was completed.
Monday evening, Officers took a report over the phone from a caller. Heather S. Bentrup stated she had lost her wallet, which she believed happened at the Katy Park, 2200 South Grand Avenue.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of the Washington School in the 600 block of Engineer Avenue, in reference to an ID that was found on the playground by a juvenile Monday evening. Officers attempted to contact the person on the ID, but were unable to make contact with her. The ID was put into evidence for safekeeping.
Sunday night, Officers were dispatched to Fitter's in the 500 block of South Ohio in regard to a disturbance. The victim reported on the scene that someone had assaulted them, causing injury. However, they did not want to press charges at that time. Heaven Aker came to the lobby of the Sedalia Police Department the next morning and stated she would like to press charges.
Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of East 9th Street in regard to a theft which had occurred overnight. Charles Card stated that someone had stolen $36 worth of medication. The medication in question is a Schedule IV controlled substance.
Tuesday morning, Officers spoke to Dustin S. Johnson over the phone in reference to two Missouri license plates being stolen from his vehicle. The vehicle was parked in the 1000 block of South Prospect at the time of the theft. The plates were taken within the last month. The plates will be entered into MULES as stolen. There are no suspects at this time.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Centennial Park in the 1500 block of East 16th Street in regard to a subject who was attempting to ride their bike, but was too intoxicated to do so Monday afternoon. In the course of the call, the subject made several suicidal statements in the Officer's presence and articulated a plan for doing so. They were transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD, where they were placed on a 96-hour hold for mental evaluation.
Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Harding for a report of a possible burglary Monday afternoon. When Officers arrived, they made contact with Alyssa R. Maek. She stated that while she was in the back of the residence, she heard the door get kicked in. She reported that then ran into her bedroom to call the Police. She stated she could hear a man's voice, but could not hear everything he was saying. When she came out of the room, the man was gone. She told Officers that she believed there were others with him, so it was unknown who exactly kicked in the door. Officers took photos of the damaged door frame. Maek was able to give Officers a name of who she thought the suspect was. The estimated amount for the damaged door frame was $100.00. There was nothing noted missing from inside the house. At the time of the report, the suspect had not been located for questioning.
Monday night, Officers responded to the 1400 block of Thompson Boulevard for a report of a motor vehicle collision. Further information was obtained at the scene that the suspect vehicle had been in a motor vehicle accident involving another vehicle on West 16th Street. The SUV had collided into the rear of a westbound truck on West 16th, and then fled the scene about a minute prior to being involved in a single vehicle roll over accident on Thompson Boulevard. Carol Renee Gann, 52, of Sedalia, refused medical treatment and was arrested at the scene of the second motor vehicle accident for felony Driving While Intoxicated (Persistent Offender), Failing to Maintain Financial Responsibility, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Gann was then transported to the Sedalia Police, where she refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained for her blood. Gann was then transported to a hospital and then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on a 24-hour hold. A passenger in the victim vehicle sustained injury, and was transported by PCAD to the Bothwell Regional Health Center where she was treated and released.