Sedalia Police Reports For September 12, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of East 13th Street for a reported incident that involved a possible explosive device. A female was identified during the incident that was found to have active warrants for her arrest from Pettis County. Ashley Brooke Schoenthal, 38, of Sedalia, was arrested for her Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Operating a Motorcycle Without a License and Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway Without a License. Bond was set at $1500 cash or surety and $250 cash only.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of South Grand Avenue and West 27th Street Sunday night. Contraband was found in the vehicle and seized for destruction. The driver was released with a warning.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 700 block of West 3rd Street Sunday night for a reported physical domestic incident. Officers arrived, and determined the primary physical aggressor. Jayme L. Gilpin, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Gilpin was placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of felony Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree.
Sunday evening, Officers were dispatched to the Sedalia Police Department. Ethan Hilderman had located a dog running around and pulling its leash around the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard. The dog was taken to the animal shelter.
On the night of September 6th, Officers received a call regarding gunshots that occurred in the 400 block of North Prospect Avenue. Officers on scene completed an initial investigation.
Sunday afternoon, Officers responded to the Woods Supermarket, 701 East Broadway Boulevard, in reference to someone who attempted to pass fake money. Upon arrival, Officers met with management. Management advised two individuals attempted to pass fake $20 bills that were labelled as "copy money". The fake money was collected, but the suspects were not identified at this time.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center, 601 East 14th Street, Sunday afternoon. The call was in reference to a subject refusing to leave after being discharged. Cheryl Ann M. Kalkman, 61, Homeless, was arrested for Trespassing in the 1st Degree. Kalkman was placed on a 24 hour hold at the Pettis County Jail.
Saturday afternoon, Officers stopped a vehicle near the intersection of West 3rd Street and South Kentucky Avenue for having expired registration. The driver refused to identify herself. After approximately 20 minutes of attempting to reason with the driver, they were removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest. Jamila Tashae Jordan, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested for Expired Plates and Resisting Arrest. Jordan was transported to the Sedalia Police Department to be fingerprinted and issued citations.
On the evening of September 6th, Tiffany M. Menard came into the Police Department lobby to report she found a set of keys in the 1400 block of South Barrett Avenue. A report was taken.
Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to a report of a violation of a full order of protection in the 1400 block of South Park Avenue. Chelsea Zaremba stated that subject she had a protection order against had called her and threatened her over the phone. State charges of Violation of a Protection Order are being submitted to the prosecutor.
Sunday morning, Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1200 block of East Broadway Boulevard after observing that its registration was expired. A computer check of the driver's information revealed he had an active and confirmed warrant for their arrest. It was issued by Pettis County for Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding and Driving While Intoxicated. Luis Aluerto Sotelo, 25, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail, pending a $2500 cash or surety bond.
Saturday morning, Officers stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of East Saline Street after observing its owner, who had multiple warrants for their arrest. The driver was the vehicle's owner. He had four Failure to Appear warrants from Johnson County on original charges of Driving While Suspended, Speeding, Failure to Wear a Seat Belt, and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. The warrants were confirmed, and Nickoles Patrick Hyde, 55, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Hyde is being held pending his $600 cash or surety bond.
Sedalia Police conducted a vehicle stop in the area of North Ohio Avenue and East Main Street Saturday evening. Officers made contact with the occupants of the vehicle, and they were properly identified. Both subjects did not have a valid medical marijuana card. Officers conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and found the passenger in possession of marijuana. Emily Melgar, 23, of Warsaw, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Melgar was booked and released pending state charges of Possession of Marijuana.
Friday evening, Officers responded to the area of South Limit Avenue and Liberty Park Boulevard in reference to found property. Officers made contact with Bradley Heaps Jr., who stated a bicycle had been parked on the corner all day long. The bicycle was transported back to the Police Department, where it was placed into evidence as found property.
Sedalia Police met with Dale Sims Friday morning in the Police Department's lobby. Sims wished to turn in a set of keys he had found near the intersection of West Cooper Street and North Missouri Avenue. Their owner has yet to be identified.
Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Dollar General store, 4215 East Broadway Boulevard. Donovan A. Lewis reported an attempted vehicle theft that occurred the previous evening.
Saturday morning, Officers took a report of theft of a license plate that took place in the 400 block of East 6th Street. Edlynn Raed reported that someone stole the front plate from her truck between September 6th and September 10th.
Sedalia Police responded to the parking lot of the County Kitchen restaurant, 2001 South Limit Avenue Saturday morning for a report of a hit and run accident. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with Brittany Lightcap, who explained her vehicle was struck while it was parked on the lot. The striking vehicle left without providing information. At the time of the report, the suspect vehicle has not been located.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of Margaret Avenue in reference to a vehicle theft report. The truck was described by the owner, Brittni Baruxen, as a green 2005 Ford F-150 Crewcab, license 4KD-A33. The vehicle was entered into NCIC and MULES as stolen.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to Gardner Denver, 4906 Pelham Drive, in reference to a theft report. The complainant stated a subject came up to their scrap metal dumpster and stole scrap metal earlier that morning.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of East 16th Street and South Ingram Avenue for a report of a person in the area with a warrant Friday evening. The person was also possibly violating a court order. The suspect was found and arrested for violating a court order. Joseph Edward Weller, 22, of Mora, was searched incident to his arrest. Weller was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Weller was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked in for charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Violation of a Court Order.
On the evening of September 6th, Officers responded to the 1000 block of East 10th Street for a report of a child being kicked out of the house. When Officers arrived, the parents were spoken with. A report has been completed.
Friday evening, Officers were dispatched to the Bothwell Hospital, 601 East 14th Street. Raelynn Thomas reported an animal bite. The report was conducted and the animal will be quarantined.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Probation and Parole Office, 205 Thompson Avenue Friday morning in reference to a warrant check. A subject in the office was reported to have an active warrant from Pettis County for a Probation Violation on original charges of felony Receiving Stolen Property. Chance H. Todd, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $10,000 cash or surety bond.
On the afternoon of September 6th, Officers were dispatched to the Sedalia Police Department lobby in reference to a forgery report. Brenda F. Scroggins stated that her signature and that of her brother were placed on a Quit Claim Deed in 2019 that they did not sign.
Officers responded to the Fix'd It store 3200 West 16th Street for a report of property damage on the morning of September 6th. James Reed reported a suspect threw a rock at the business' window, causing damage. There is video available of the crime.
Last Tuesday afternoon, Officers conducted a vehicle stop near the intersection of East 10th Street and South Summit Avenue. A consent search of the vehicle located a small amount of marijuana and a glass marijuana pipe. The items were seized for destruction.
Last Monday afternoon, Officers met with Kevin Scott in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a hit and run accident. Scott explained he was parked on the private lot of the Sonic restaurant, 300 West Broadway Boulevard, when he was struck by another vehicle. The striking vehicle left without providing information. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.