This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports. 


Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to Industrial Road, north of Broadway Boulevard, for a report of a hit and run accident. Contact was made with Peter V Shevchenko, the victim, and the occupants of the vehicle. They were able to provide a description of the suspect vehicle and the driver. Law enforcement was able to identify the suspect vehicle and driver from a stolen vehicle report in Johnson County. The suspect vehicle was located and recovered in Saline County later that evening. According to the probable cause statement, Sweet Springs Police saw a vehicle driving suspiciously. The vehicle was a white 2017 Dodge Ram, and was the same vehicle reported stolen. Sweet Springs Police observed the vehicle make traffic violations and fail to maintain the right half of the roadway. The vehicle travelled off the right side of the roadway, travelled into a ditch, and then continued east onto Highway 40. The truck then accelerated to speeds above 100 MPH, while straddling the center lanes, slowing down, and speeding back up. The vehicle abruptly stopped in the middle of the roadway, causing the Officer to take evasive action to avoid an accident. The vehicle turned left into the median, made another left turn, and then pulled into the path of the passing patrol car. The suspect truck was pinned between the median wire and the patrol vehicle. Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers arrived on scene, and assisted in taking the suspect into custody. The suspect stated she had stolen the vehicle from her father in Johnson County. Kortney C. Crick*, 41, of Warrensburg, was arrested and transported to the Saline County Jail. Crick was booked in on charges of felony Resisting Arrest, felony Tampering With a Motor Vehicle, felony Assault in the 2nd Degree (Special Victim), Receiving Stolen Property, and Displaying Improper License Plates. Crick was held pending a $25,000 cash only bond.

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Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a report of theft and fraud from Equity Bank. The fraud allegedly took place at the Stephanie Morris Nissan, 3600 South Limit Avenue. The case is currently under investigation.


Sedalia Police responded to the Probation and Parole Office, 205 Thompson Road, for a subject with a warrant for their arrest. On arrival, Officers met with the suspect and checked his information with Dispatch. It was confirmed he had two probation violation warrants. Deandre Alonzo Willis, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested on his two Probation Violation warrants on original charges of Property Damage in the 1st Degree. Willis was transported to the Pettis County Jail with no bond.


Thursday afternoon, Officers responded to the Police Station lobby, to take a found property report. On arrival, Officers met with Gene Lowe. Lowe stated he had found a pocket knife on West 3rd Street near Liberty Park. The knife was collected and placed into found property.


Officers were dispatched to the State Fair Shopping Center, 1400 South Limit Avenue in reference to a physical disturbance Wednesday afternoon. Officers spoke with a subject that was later determined to be the victim. While speaking with the victim, Officers noticed a visible cut on the victim’s nose. Another Officer in the area located the suspect. Crystal Lorene Curry, 34, of Sedalia, was arrested for felony Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Curry was transported to the Pettis County Jail without incident.


Wednesday afternoon, Officers responded to the Dollar General store, 713 East Broadway Boulevard for a found property report. On arrival, Officers contacted the reporting party. The reporting party stated they had found a pouch containing drugs and drug paraphernalia. The items were collected, and later placed into evidence as found property.


*In the Sedalia Police Department incident report, Crick is not named. Crick is listed, however, in the Saline County Inmate Roster as Booking #: 16792 and Casenet listing 23SA-CR00408.


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