This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.


On the morning of September 7th, the Pettis County Children's Division notified the Sedalia Police Department of a possible sexual assault involving a juvenile that occurred at an unknown location in the city of Sedalia. The investigation is ongoing.


 

Thursday night, Officers were dispatched to the Menards store, 4400 Wisconsin Avenue, in reference to drug activity. An employee, Joseph D. Palmer, found a small black container that had a zip lock baggie inside that contained a white, crystal like substance. The substance tested positive for methamphetamine and was transported to the Sedalia Police Department to entered as evidence.


 

Sedalia Police were made aware Thursday night of a female victim who was given alcohol while she is underage by a male who is of legal age to possess alcohol. The victim stated that the male also took photographs of her while she was in her underwear and asleep without her consent.


 

Thursday evening, Officers were dispatched to the El Espolon restaurant, 2400 South Limit Avenue, in reference to a hit and run report. Officers made contact with Eric Colgan, who stated someone had struck his vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot, unoccupied.


 

A car was stopped in the area of East 13th Street and South Ingram Avenue for failing to stop past the stop line Wednesday evening. The vehicle had a rear license plate that was not fixed as to not swing, and the registered owner was listed as a suspended driver. The driver was the owner. After an investigation, Oscar Diaz Padilla Jr., 23, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Drugs), Driving While Suspended, felony Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute. Padilla was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, then to the BRHC, then to the Pettis County Jail. Padilla was placed on a 24 hour hold pending state charges.


 

Thursday evening, Officers performed a traffic stop on a silver Dodge Durango, as the vehicle had defective tail lights. The traffic stop took place in the area of East 16th Street and South Washington Avenue. Officers spoke to the driver and a single occupant. Investigation revealed the driver had a suspended license out of the state of California, which she was aware of. Chrissy A. Donaldson, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Sedalia Police Department for processing. Donaldson was booked and released with a court date.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a blue Dodge Charger for speeding Thursday afternoon. Officers approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver. Officers requested a driver's license from the suspect, who stated they did not have a driver's license. Officers obtained the suspect's information and gave it to Dispatch, who advised the driver's license was revoked. Shannon R. Spruell, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked and transported to the Pettis County Jail, pending state charges.


 

Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a theft of a vehicle report from Ryan G. Bush. Bush stated that while he was in the Bothwell Family Health Center, 3700 West 10th Street, someone stole his vehicle and left the scene.


 

Thursday morning, Officers responded to the 300 block of North Depp Avenue in reference to a possible disturbance. A couple got into an argument at the residence. One of the subjects alleged that the other hit two juveniles during the course of the argument. All subjects refused medical treatment and no visible injuries were observed. A report was made for documentation purposes and the Child Abuse Hotline was contacted. No charges are being pursued at this time.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 100 block of West Cooper Street for a report of a disturbance Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival, contact was made with the victim. The victim stated that his roommate, the suspect, had thrown 5 eggs at him, and one of the eggs struck him in the back. Contact was made with the suspect, who claimed no knowledge of the incident. Egg yolk was located on the front door and on the victim's back. Michele A. Davenport 54, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. State charges of Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree are pending.


 

On September 1st, search warrants were served at Cash 4 Cores, 508 West Main Street in Sedalia, and in the 5000 block of Highway 135 in Otterville. The Pettis County and Cooper County Sheriff's Officers assisted in the execution of these warrants. Cause was developed to show that the owners of the business were in possession of stolen property and not maintaining adequate records. Crystal Yvonne Roland, 34, and Robert G. Roland, 48, both of Otterville, were arrested and state charges of felony Stealing Motor Vehicle Parts and Failing to Register Materials are pending. Another report of maintaining a public nuisance was also generated.

Pettis County Jail
Pettis County Jail

 

Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Bristol Manor, 1208 East 24th Street for a report of drug activity. Sharon L. Garner reported that she had seized marijuana and related paraphernalia from a resident a couple of days ago. The items were placed into evidence for destruction. No charges are being sought.


 

Sedalia Police took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a hit and run accident that occurred near West 16th Street and South Grand Avenue Thursday morning. Raymond Fredrick Flair reported damage to his vehicle but no injuries. The other vehicle involved has not been located at this time.


 

Wednesday morning, Officers responded to the Ag Coop Services, 2420 Clinton Road, in reference to a theft. A catalytic converter was removed and stolen from a vehicle belonging to the business. The value of the catalytic converter was estimated at approximately $900. No suspects have been identified at this time.


 

Officers responded to the Police Department lobby, 300 West 3rd Street, for a sexual assault report Thursday morning involving a Juvenile. At the time of the report, the suspect is known and the incident is under investigation.


 

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