This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

On August 7th, Officers took a property damage report from the Fitters restaurant in the 500 block of South Ohio, in reference to someone who had punched two holes in their wall. The suspect was later identified on September 8th as Elios L. Murillo, 28, of Sedalia. Murillo was issued a Municipal Court Summons for Destruction of Non City Property and given a court date.


Early Friday morning, Sedalia Police observed a car southbound South Engineer Avenue that didn't have any license plates. Officers conducted a traffic stop on it at East 16th and South Engineer Avenue. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was impaired by drugs. The driver was also in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Don Charles Sorianao Palmerin Jr., 21, of Boonville, was arrested, transported to a hospital, then transported to the Pettis County Jail. Soriano Palmerin was booked in on state charges of Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia pending release to a sober person.


Friday morning, Officers responded to the Motel 6 in the 3400 block of West Broadway for a theft report. Officers met with Gregory Wyrick, who reported that a known suspect had taken a tattoo kit valued at $300 and left the area. At the time of the report, the suspect had not yet been located.


Sedalia Police were advised a subject was in the lobby of the Police Station wanting to make an assault report Friday morning. Officers spoke with Katherine A. Mazari, who stated she was assaulted by a person known to her while she was in the 400 block of West Cooper. Charges of Assault are being sought against the suspect.


Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of East 13th Street in reference to a property damage complaint Friday morning. Officers spoke with LeRoy E. Coonce, who reported a known suspect had broken a window on his residence. Upon checking their property, Coonce also stated the suspect must have been broken a window on his garage as well. Coonce stated the suspect had thrown a cinder block at his front door, causing damage Thursday morning. A state charge of Property Damage is being submitted to the state prosecutor.


Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

Wednesday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Hobby Lobby store in the 4000 block of West Broadway in regard to a series of thefts. On July 8th, three suspects stole 17 items with an aggregate value of $285.83. Another theft had occurred on July 13th. The subjects stole several items with an aggregate value of $304.66. Another incident on July 22nd resulted with items stolen valuing $394.19. On July 31st, several items were stolen with a combined value of $172.50. Due to ongoing issues with the suspects, the store would like to pursue charges. There was no further information in the report.


Thursday evening, the Pettis County Sheriff's Office requested mutual aid from the Sedalia Police Department for a foot pursuit involving a juvenile. The foot pursuit safely ended with the capture of the suspect in the Prestwick Farms housing addition.


Officers were on patrol in the area of West 16th and South Limit Avenue Thursday night, when they were flagged down by someone wanting to report a missing person. Officers spoke with Sean Breen, who stated he worked for a mental health agency operating a facility/home in Pettis County. A client had runaway from the home. Breen told Officers he followed the person into the Sedalia City Limits, but lost track of him. While Officers were speaking with Breen, the runaway contacted the Police Department. Officers spoke to him and returned him to his residence.


Thursday night, Officers met with a representative of the New Haven Youth Home in the 1500 block of West Broadway in reference to a missing person. Staff reported one of the residents had left the home earlier in the evening and their whereabouts were unknown. The missing person is an 18 year old white female. Foul play is not suspected.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to speak to a woman by phone about items that were stolen while she was in the 2000 block of East 16th Street Thursday morning. Officers made contact with Heather A. Glover, who stated that sometime between September 3rd and September 5th, someone stole her purse from her unlocked vehicle. The purse contained a black .380 pistol valued at $500. There are no suspects at this time.


On the afternoon of September 10, Jeremy A. McDaniel, 29, of Sedalia, was arrested on an outstanding municipal warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of No Insurance. The arrest occurred in the lobby of the Police Station. McDaniel was transported to the Pettis County Jail for processing and then posted the $60.00 cash bond.


Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Wal Mart store in the 3200 block of West Broadway for a report of found property. When Officers arrived, they made contact with James Barnes, the Asset Protection Associate. Barnes stated that a baggie of marijuana was found near checkout. Officers collected the marijuana to be placed into evidence for storage and to be destroyed. The owner of the marijuana could not be determined.


Sedalia Police responded to the 500 block of West Broadway Thursday morning for a report of property damage. Upon arrival, Officers met with Sherrill K. Simmons, who stated that a window at her residence was damaged sometime between 3:00 p.m. Wednesday and 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning.


Wednesday evening, Officers spoke with Frank O. Bell, the property owner, in the 600 block of West 7th in reference to found property. Bell stated he found a backpack on the porch of his property. Contact with the owner has not been made at the time of the report.


Wednesday afternoon, Officers responded to the 200 block of East 5th for a forgery report. Officers met with James D. Theisen, who stated his employer, Pettis County, had received a letter from the Division of Employment Security indicating he had filed for unemployment. Theisen did not file the request, and is currently employed full time. At the time of the report, a suspect who filed the request has not been identified.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of North Summit for a subject check Thursday morning. Family members could not get in contact with the relative that lived there. When Officers arrived, there were two men at the house and they had already made entry. They informed Officers that their sister was inside and had passed away. Officers checked the victim, and there was no pulse. Officers had Dispatch contact the Pettis County Coroner. Officers took photos of the scene to be attached to the report. The Deputy Coroner arrived and confirmed the victim deceased. Dispatch contacted a funeral home the family requested. There were no signs of foul play.

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