Sedalia Police Reports for October 9, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
Early Saturday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the area of East 5th Street and South Hancock Avenue for a stop sign violation. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. The suspect was arrested, and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. There, he provided a breath sample that showed his Blood Alcohol Concentration was above the legal limit of 0.08. Domingo Caal Choc, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Caal Choc was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released. About an hour later, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the intersection of West 11th Street and South Grand Avenue. Officers witnessed the vehicle make several lane violations before driving into a yard in the 1100 block of South Grand Avenue. Officers identified the driver and found him to be intoxicated. Alberto Caal Y Caal, 48, of the same address as Caal Choc, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Caal Y Caal was booked and released on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated.
On the morning of September 28th, Officers spoke to a resident in the 700 block of West Broadway Boulevard. Lindsey M. Jones wanted to report that someone had entered the residence without permission. Suspect information was obtained.
Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of West Broadway Boulevard and South Park Avenue on a vehicle that was failing to maintain its lane. One male subject was arrested upon conducting an on-scene investigation. Wraymond Jess Merriott Jr., 54, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs). Merriott was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw, and then was transported home.
Sedalia Police attempted to stop a vehicle on West 16th Street Saturday night near South Prospect Avenue. The vehicle failed to stop, shut its lights off, and drove down an alley at a high rate of speed. The vehicle crashed into a light pole, knocking out power in the area. The driver then fled on foot. The subject was arrested following a short foot pursuit. A computer check was conducted, and revealed the subject had a revoked driving status. The driver was also determined to be intoxicated. A search warrant was obtained, the subject was transported to the BRHC, and a blood draw was conducted. Cristian Rodriguez, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested for felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident, felony Resisting Arrest, felony Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Revoked, Careless Driving, and Operating a Motor Vehicle with Vision Reducing Material Applied.
Officers were called to the 400 block of North Engineer Avenue for a report of multiple subjects with described firearms threatening to shoot someone in the residence late Sunday night. Officers arrived and began to search the area, locating multiple subjects around a vehicle in an alley in the block. The subjects were identified, and determined not to be involved. The call was determined to be unfounded. A report was generated to document the incident.
Saturday evening, Officers responded to the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, 4401 Wisconsin Avenue in reference to property damage. Cloie May Bascus reported a subject had smashed one of her vehicle’s windows, and stolen several items out of the vehicle. At this time, the subject has not been identified.
Early Saturday morning, Officers were patrolling in the area of South Grand Avenue and West 9th Street when they were flagged by a citizen. A license plate was recovered from the middle of the street, and turned in to the Police. A report was generated to document the incident.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of South Montgomery Avenue near East 10th Street Friday night for an equipment violation. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the suspect had a revoked driving status and multiple warrants. Jamila Tashae Jordan, 28, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked, as well as her Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Wearing a Seat Belt, Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility, Failure to Display License Plates, Driving While Revoked, Expired Plates, and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order. Jordan was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on the warrants, with a total cash bond of $647.00.
On the night of September 28th, Officers were dispatched to the Phillips 66 store, 216 East Broadway Boulevard, in reference to an accident with a possibly intoxicated driver. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Linda Louise David, 65, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. David was searched, and in her purse, a bag of methamphetamine was located. David was transported to the BRHC for a blood draw, and then to the Pettis County Jail. David was booked in on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs) and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1300 block of West 6th Street in reference to a medical call Saturday morning. Officers were able to start chest compressions until the Sedalia Fire Department and the Pettis County Ambulance District were on scene. The subject was later transported to the BRHC for further medical treatment. A general information report was made for documentation.
Saturday night, Officers responded to the Fitter’s restaurant, 500 South Ohio Avenue, in reference to a subject fighting. One of the parties was involved was identified. Devin Riley, 29, of Sedalia, was issued a citation for Public Peace Disturbance with a court date.
Officers responded to the 600 block of East 17th Street early Saturday morning in reference to a suicidal subject. The subject had left the scene before Officer’s arrival. Officers searched the area, even utilizing a drone to search, but were unable to locate the subject. At this time, a general report was made to document the incident.
Early Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East 4th Street in regards to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers conducted an investigation and determined a primary physical aggressor, who was on probation for a different felony Assault charge. The intoxicated subject was arrested. Felicia Lynn Byrd*, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested for felony Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree. Byrd was placed on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail.
Sunday evening, Officers responded to the 2300 block of East 16th Street to investigate a report of domestic violence. Officers made contact with the victim, who stated she was assaulted by her boyfriend. Charges have been submitted to the Prosecutor’s Office.
On the afternoon of October 3rd, Officers responded to the 1800 block of East 5th Street to investigate a reported violation of an ex parte. Upon arrival, Officers met with the victim. She reported that she’d recently obtained an ex parte against her neighbor. According to the victim, the suspect had spoken to her just prior to her calling the police and threatened to call police on her. Dispatch confirmed the ex parte was served the day prior to the suspect. The ex parte does specifically restrict the suspect from communicating with the victim in any way. Officers are requesting charges against the suspect of Violation of An Ex Parte.
Sunday afternoon, Officers spoke with an individual who had been hanging around the Police Department for approximately seven hours, off an on. The individual never attempted to contact Officers, and appeared to be setting up their belongings around the department to stay. The individual was told to gather their belongings and move along. The individual told the Officers to just throw all of their things away, and walked off. The items were entered into evidence for safekeeping.
Saturday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop near West 32nd Street and South Limit Avenue on a vehicle that was not property displaying registration plates. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered she had two Failure to Appear warrants from the City of Sedalia. Maria Guadalupe Fernandez Mercado, 33, of Sedalia, was arrested for her warrants on original charges of Speeding and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Mercado was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on her warrants, pending a total bond of $156.00.
Officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of West 10th Street in reference to a theft report Saturday morning. Glenden White stated that earlier that morning, someone had gone through his truck and stolen a Buck knife out of it.
Friday evening, Officers responded to the Burger King restaurant, 1101 South Limit Avenue, in reference to a burglary to the business. Officers arrived and contacted the complainant, Toliver T. Campbell, who reported the burglary. There were signs of forced entry into the drive thru window. The suspect entered the business, and remained inside for an unknown period of time in the overnight hours. Police also investigated a burglary report at the Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1513 South Limit Avenue that same day. Management stated someone gained access to the restaurant in the over night hours and damaged an interior door. It is not known at this time if the two burglaries are related.
*In the original arrest report, this name is misspelled as Bryd.
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