This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Thursday evening, Officers responded to the 1400 block of South limit for a report of suspicious activity. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the suspicious person. Officers gathered his information, and relayed it to Dispatch. Dispatch confirmed Officers the suspect had an active warrant from Benton County and he was placed under arrest. Billy Anthony, 35, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked in and given a bond of $500.00 cash or surety.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of South Limit Avenue for a disturbance Thursday night. Officers contacted a male and female in the back of the parking lot. The male, Derek B. Hughes, 33, of Sedalia, had active warrants for Probation Violation on original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. During a search incident to arrest, Hughes was found to be in possession of heroin. Contraband was observed in plain view inside of the subject's vehicle. Further search of the vehicle revealed a large quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana, and several items of drug paraphernalia indicating the two subjects were distributing drugs. Samantha L. Batzel, 33, of Windsor, was arrested on charges of Trafficking Drugs in the 1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Hughes was arrested pending charges of Trafficking Drugs in the 1st Degree, Possession of Opium/Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and his Probation Violation warrant.


Wednesday night, Officers responded to the Stone Creek Apartments for a report of a noise complaint. Upon arrival Officers made contact with the victim, who said the neighbor above her will not stop playing loud music and stomping. The victim wished to pursue charges, so a Loud Noise summons was issued to Dmitriy Maskovsky, 28, of Sedalia with a court date.


Officers responded to the Lobby of the Police Department for a report of found property. The complainant said his friend located a cell phone in the bed of his truck. The complainant brought the phone to the Police Department.


On the evening of October 24th, Officers initiated a stop on a white Cadillac passenger vehicle because the temporary license plate was expired and the vehicle had a license plate light out. During the stop, Officers learned the driver had a suspended driving status. Corey Catlin Cook, 29, of Warrensburg, was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released for Driving While Suspended.


Thursday evening, Officers and medical personnel were dispatched to the 3300 block of West 32nd Street in reference to a medical call. The caller said that a subject at the residence accidentally shot themselves in the hand. The subject was transported to the University of Missouri Columbia Hospital for treatment by the Pettis County Ambulance District.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Rea Funeral Chapel in the 1000 block of South Limit Avenue in reference to a property damage report Thursday afternoon. The suspect was on camera breaking down two other cameras and damaging two air conditioning units.


Thursday afternoon, the director of the Sedalia Heritage Foundation saw two boys and two girls around the "Saturday Night at the Maple Leaf Club" piano art at the Katy Depot, 600 East Third. The director saw one of the boys throwing rocks at the art, and yelled for him to stop. After the group left the area, the director noticed that the piece of art was damaged by the rocks. Pictures were taken, video reviewed, and a $300.00 value was placed on the damage. The video will be sent to the SRO at the high school for identification.


Thursday afternoon, a cleaning crew of a rental house in the 1500 block of West 5th Street found the barrel and action of a .22 caliber rifle. There was no butt, stock, or trigger mechanism on the rifle. There was a serial number, which was run, that came up without a match. There was no make or model stamped on the item. The item was taken to the Police Department as found property.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1800 block of East 14th street Thursday morning for a property damage report. Tabbatha Lindley reported a juvenile her son has problems with had slashed her tires. A juvenile referral was sent to the juvenile office for the suspect.


Officers were dispatched to the Sedalia Probation and Parole Office at 205 Thompson Road in reference to a warrant check Thursday morning. A subject in the building had an active warrant from the Probation and Parole Office for a violation of his parole. Freddie Eugene Sisemore III, 41, of Sedalia, was taken into custody when the warrant was confirmed active. Sisemore was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was held without bond.


Thursday afternoon, a subject came into the Orscheln Farm and Home Store in the 2400 block of South Limit with a large empty purse. One of the store employees followed the subject around and observed the subject placing two items in the purse. The subject paid for some cheap items, and then left the store without paying for the items placed in the purse. The subject was taken to the office to wait for the Police. Sasha M. Skaggs, 36, of Smithton, was written a Municipal Court Summons and released with a court date. A male with the suspect stayed on scene. A computer check was completed on the male, and a felony Failure to Appear warrant for his arrest was discovered, on original charges of Stealing. Christopher B. Batzel, 37, of Smithton, was transported to the Pettis County Jail on their warrant with a bond of $15,000 cash or surety.


Officers responded to the 2700 block of Brandon Avenue in reference to a property damage report Thursday morning. Upon arrival, Officers met with Tyler Warren, who explained someone entered his vehicle during the overnight hours and damaged the center console while trying to access it. At the time of the report, there is no suspect information.


Early Thursday morning, Officers responded to the Casey's General Store in the 700 block of West 16th in reference to a hit and run. Upon arrival, Officers met with management of the business, who stated a vehicle was abandoned on their lot two days ago. That morning, the vehicle was struck by another vehicle, which left the scene. The abandoned vehicle was towed from the lot, but there is no contact information for the registered. A case report was been generated, but there was no further information.

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