Sedalia Police Reports For October 5, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Sunday evening, Officers were dispatched to East 16th and South Montgomery Avenue for an injury accident. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver that caused the accident was intoxicated. Cecilio Rubio Leon, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters for further testing, and then to the Pettis County Jail on state charges of Driving While Intoxicated and No Operator's License. The Department of Homeland Security placed an immigration detainer on Leon.
Officers responded to a traffic complaint that started at West Broadway and South Curry Drive Sunday evening. An Officer initiated a traffic stop at East Broadway and South Babcock in relation to the traffic complaint. The initial complaint was that a truck was swerving, driving in the opposite lane of traffic and almost caused a head on collision. Officers eventually made contact, and the driver stated that he believed he was about to suffer a type of medical episode and was trying to make it home. During the investigation, it was discovered that the driver struck another vehicle and left the scene. Tyler A. Watt, 28, of Sedalia, was issued a municipal court summons for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and given a court date.
Early Sunday morning, Sedalia Police observed a car driving slowly and failing to maintain the right half of the roadway eastbound on East 3rd Street around South Montgomery Avenue. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the car at East 3rd and South Engineer Avenue. The car and the plate were reported stolen from Kansas. A search of the driver revealed a meth pipe, and a search of the car revealed a marijuana pipe. Avery Darnell Rushing, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on a 24 hour hold. State charges of felony Tampering in the 1st Degree, felony Possession of Methamphetamine, felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, misdemeanor Stealing, Possession of Marijuana, and misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia are being sought.
Sedalia Police observed a red older van with no plates westbound on West Broadway Boulevard at about South State Fair Boulevard Sunday morning. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the van in the 2500 block of West Broadway. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was in possession of methamphetamine. Sandra Michelle Boals, 56, of La Monte, was arrested on a state charge of Possession of Methamphetamine and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold.
On the evening of September 28th, Casey M. Wissman reported a burglary that had occurred earlier in the day in the 900 block of East 7th. Approximately $1,000 worth of items were reported stolen.
Early Monday morning, Francisco Fernandez came to the Sedalia Police department to report a robbery. Fernandez reported that he was in the 100 block of East 13th when he was robbed by three unknown male subjects.
An Officer responded to the 800 block of Ruth Ann Drive in reference to a hit and run accident Sunday evening. A vehicle was struck while parked in a parking lot by another vehicle. The suspect drove away from the scene of the accident and did not attempt to notify the owner of the vehicle or attempt to leave their information. A witness described the suspect, but the suspect has not been identified at this time.
Saturday night, Officers responded to the Wal Mart store in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a report of theft. James Barnes reported that a subject stole numerous merchandise items from the store and fled the area on foot. Video and suspect information was obtained.
Sunday night, Officers met with a representative at the Wal Mart store in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. They reported an unknown suspect stole approximately $850 worth of merchandise on September 14th.
Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop on a red BMW in the area of East 3rd and Harrison due to the registered owner having a possible warrant out of Johnson County Sunday evening. Officers made contact with the suspect, and ran his information through Dispatch. The warrant for Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding was confirmed a short time later. Desmond M. Echols, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was given a bond of $150 cash or surety.
Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the Wal Mart store regarding a theft occurring on September 27th. The suspect had returned to the store. Officers contacted the subject, Dillon Pettis, 23, of Sedalia, where he was placed under arrest for Stealing and an active arrest warrant for Probation Violation on original charges of Driving While Suspended. During a search incidental to the arrest, Officers located a substance believed to be illegal. Pettis was then transported to the Pettis County Jail for processing on a charge of Stealing, Warrant Arrest, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Officers responded to the Dollar General in the 2000 block of South Limit in response to a theft Friday afternoon. Management reported that a white male left without paying for items. The total value of the items is $16.00. The suspect left before Officers arrival. At the time of the report, there is no suspect information.
Early Sunday morning, Officers responded to the 1500 block of South Stewart Avenue for a report of a domestic assault. Salomon Romero Rubio, 34, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of felony Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree, and Tampering with a Witness in a Felony Prosecution.
Saturday night, a traffic stop was conducted near the intersection of West 2nd Street and South Osage Avenue. Following the investigation, the driver of the vehicle was arrested for Driving While Suspended. Samantha L. Batzel, 33, of Windsor, was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released. Charges of Driving While Suspended, Failure to Register with DOR, and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility are being filed.
Friday evening, Officers responded to the 1500 block of South Missouri in reference to a disturbance between two subjects. During the investigation, both subjects gave their information to the Officers, who relayed it to Dispatch. Dispatch relayed to the officers that one of the subjects had a Pettis County Warrant. Jamila Jordan, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested for Failure to Appear and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was given a bond of $1500 cash or surety.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Wal Mart store in the 3200 block of West Broadway on a trespassing complaint Saturday evening. Officers met with management, who advised that a person had been inside the store several times and was basically staying in a vehicle on the parking lot. Wal Mart wanted the person to leave, but was not willing to assist in prosecution for trespassing if he refused. Officers spoke with the person, who agreed to leave the property.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of West 3rd in relation to a possible incident of child abuse that occurred in another jurisdiction. The child's injuries were documented and a report was generated for review by the appropriate agency.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of East 5th in regard to an assault which had occurred earlier that day in the 200 block of South Engineer. Tristen Williams did not have any marks, but still wanted a report taken.
Friday afternoon, Officers responded to the 700 block of East 15th on a warrant check. Officers made contact with the suspect and ran his information through Dispatch. Dispatch advised the suspect had warrants out of the Sedalia Police and Saline County. Officers arrested Joshua Andrew Winkler, 28, of Sedalia. The Saline County warrant was for Failing to Abide Orders on original charges of felony Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Winkler was arrested and transported to the Pettis County jail with a bond of $20,200 cash.
Friday evening, Mikayla Droege came to the Sedalia Police Department to make a report. It was discovered that Droege had three active Johnson County Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Displaying Motor Vehicle License Plates of Another Person. Droege was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail after her report was taken. There was no further information in the report.
Early Saturday morning, Officers responded to a possible burglary in progress in the 200 block of South Quincy Avenue. Officers responded at the location and found a person who had broken a window in an attempt to enter a neighboring apartment. Gregory Joseph Picard, 39, of Sedalia, was taken into custody and walked to one of the near by patrol cars. Picard then feigned illness and when the car door was opened, attempted to flee custody. Picard was taken back into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold pending action by the prosecutor's office. Charges are being sought of Burglary in the 1st Degree, Property Damage in the 2nd Degree, and Escape From Custody.
Friday night, a warrant check was conducted on a subject known to the Officer in the area of South Kentucky Avenue and West Broadway Boulevard. By the time dispatch relayed that the subject had a no bond warrant, the car was pulling away. The car led Officers on pursuit. Sight of the car was momentarily lost, and Officers terminated the pursuit. The car was picked back up, but it was later discovered that the subject fled on foot. The original passenger switched to the driver's seat and led Officers on a short pursuit. State charges are being requested on the original driver for felony Resisting Arrest and Driving While Revoked. State charges are being requested on the second driver, Jeanie Ann Bass, 17, of Sedalia, for felony Interfering/Resisting Arrest and Driving Without a License.
On the morning of September 30th, Officers were dispatched to the Bothwell Emergency Room in reference to assaults that had just occurred. Two nursing staff members were assaulted. Charges are being requested on the suspect.
Friday morning, Dahvyonha L. Montgomery-Bowman, came to the Sedalia Police Department and reported someone had stolen their gun overnight while they were staying with a relative. Montgomery-Bowman does not want to pursue charges, and only wants their property back. The gun was entered into MULES as stolen.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to a parking lot in the 500 block of South Kentucky Avenue Friday morning in reference to a disturbance. In the course of the call, Officers were informed by Dispatch that one of the subjects had an active warrant out of Pettis County for Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle. Michael K. Raw, 41, of Buckner, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released on an Own Recognizance bond.
On the morning of Tuesday September 29th, Officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of West 11th in regard to a disturbance. In the course of the call, Officers were told the cause of the disturbance was that one of the subjects had stolen a money card from the other and had withdrawn cash from it, resulting in a loss of $73, including ATM fees. The card was again used later, resulting in another loss of $79.09. Overall, the amount of money stolen totals $152.09.