Sedalia Police Reports For September 14, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. Monday morning, Officers responded to the 1900 block of South Park Avenue for a report of a burglary. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with the victim, who stated that when she got to her residence this morning, she saw items on her front porch that did not belong to her. The victim stated she then noticed a front window open. As the victim was waiting for another subject to walk through the house with her, a male subject, the suspect, exited the front door. The suspect was located blocks away. The victim and a witness positively identified the suspect as the person that was inside the residence. Mario A. Madrid, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Stealing from a Building. Madrid was then taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24 hour hold.
Sunday night, Officers responded to the 2600 block of Bristol Lane in response to found property. The property was collected and has been placed into evidence for safe keeping.
Officers responded to the Dollar General store on in the 2500 block of West Broadway for a report of a theft Sunday evening. The complainant, Debra M. McCurdy, said two suspects came into the store and selected items. The suspects paid for some of the items, but when they left the store they set off the alarms, indicating items had been concealed. The suspects were told to stop, but did not. The suspects have not been identified at this time.
Early Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that nearly struck a parked car, and then rolled through a stop sign on West Third near South Moniteau Avenue. When Officers made contact with the driver, the strong smell of intoxicants was on her breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Rebecca M. Vaughn, 41, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department where she provided a breath sample that showed her BAC was over 0.08. Vaughn was issued a citation for Driving While Intoxicated, fingerprinted, given a court date, and released to a sober driver.
Saturday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of East Chestnut in reference to a disturbance. Officers spoke with the caller, who said she and her boyfriend got into a fight. The caller said she and her boyfriend were both striking each other, and he grabbed her by the throat. The male had left the area prior to Officer's arrival, and he could not be located. A request for a charge of Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree has been submitted to the prosecutor.
Officers were on routine patrol in the area of East Broadway and South Marshall Avenue Sunday night when they observed a male subject operating a motor vehicle on the roadway that they knew had active warrants. A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle, and the male subject was identified to Dispatch. It was confirmed the male subject had two active felony Failure to Appear warrants out of Benton County, for original offenses of Resisting Arrest and Tampering with a Motor Vehicle. Jack lee Parrish, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. At the jail, Parrish was provided no bond for one of the warrants and a $10,000 cash or surety bond for the other, with a Benton County court date pending.
Early Saturday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1800 block of East 14th in reference to a violation of an order of protection. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the suspect, who was at a residence that she was not allowed to be at by the order of protection. Tina M. Powen, 50, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.
Officers responded to the 3200 block of West 16th, the Elite Dry Cleaners, on Sunday afternoon in reference to a hit and run. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with Phillip Stevens, who stated he was parked on the private lot when another vehicle backed into his front bumper. The driver of the other vehicle exited, denied having struck the parked vehicle, and then left without providing information. A license plate was gathered, but contact with the suspect hasn't been made at the time of the report.
Saturday afternoon, Officers met with Lindsey Hall at the Police Department in reference to harassment. Hall stated that someone known to her sent a threatening voice message to her, angry over a property dispute. The property was recovered and will be returned to the other party. At this time, harassment charges are not being pursued.
Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police met with Geneva Sims in the lobby of the Police Department. Sims stated that earlier that morning, around 7:00 a.m., she was involved in an accident with another vehicle at West Main Street and Vermont Avenue. The other party pleaded with her not to call the police, before offering limited information and leaving. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.
Officers responded to the intersection of West 16th and South Grand Avenue in reference to a hit and run accident Friday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers met with Callie Turpin, who stated she was rear ended at the intersection, and the striking vehicle left the scene without providing information. The suspect was identified and subsequently contacted. Information was gathered for a crash report and at this time criminal charges are not being pursued.
In the early morning hours of September 4th, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a motorcycle that was driving erratically and had an expired registration on South Osage Avenue near West 4th Street. Officers made contact with the driver, and while speaking with him, detected the odor of intoxicants on his breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Gatlyn Donaon Wade, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained, and Wade was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for a blood draw. Wade was then transported to the Pettis County Jail where was booked and released pending charges of Driving While Intoxicated.
Saturday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of East 5th for a possible theft complaint. Officers made contact with Ciria N. Smith, who stated she had a washer and dryer on the front porch of the residence that had been stolen. The last time Smith had seen the property was September 8th. There are no suspects at this time.
Sedalia Police responded to the Pettis County Jail to serve an inmate with two active Sedalia Police warrants Saturday morning. The warrants were served, and the suspect, Evans Okine Weber, 19, of Sedalia was given a bond of $120 cash only.
Friday night, Officers conducted a vehicle check on an occupied Toyota parked on the south side of the Econolodge, in the 3500 block of West Broadway. During the investigation, Officers learned two of the occupants had active warrants for Failure to Appear. Both subjects were arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Rodney Jermaine Crockett Jr., 31, was given a bond of $188.50 cash only and a court date. His Failure to Appear warrant was on an original charge of Driving Without a Seatbelt. Amber Dawn Brandes, 25, of Sedalia, was booked in for her Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and given a $750.00 cash or surety bond.
Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to a disturbance at Liberty Park. The complainant stated that she had seen a group of kids lighting trash on fire on top of a picnic table. When Officers arrived, the group that was believed to be involved dispersed. Officers were able to gather the individuals and determine what happened. One of the teens lit a bag that got out of control, and spread to other fast food boxes. They did a poor job of putting out the fire and the Fire Department put out the small fire. No charges are being sought at this time.
Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of East 7th Saturday afternoon in reference to a domestic assault. The victim said her husband attacked her with a knife and attempted to stab her. The suspect, Eric L. Wiseman, 38, of Sedalia, was apprehended nearby. Wiseman was placed on a 24 hour hold pending state charges of Domestic Assault in the 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Possession of Methamphetamine.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were sent to the 1700 block of South Park in reference to a fraud report. Officers were told by Amy L. Wasson that someone had used her information to order/use Uber Eats. There were four entries posted, totalling approximately $370, and one entry for $.50 for Digital Marketing. The bank has given two new debit cards to Wasson, and each one of these have had disputed charges on them. The last card has a disputed charge; it has been in the safe not used since issue. There are no suspects at this time.
Sedalia Police were sent to the 300 block of West 7th Saturday morning in reference to an outside disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers talked to both parties. In talking to them, it was found that the female had bitten the male. This occurred when the male attempted to block the door so the female could not enter. Heather M. Miller, 42, of Sedalia, was issued a summons for Assault, given a court date, and allowed to stay with her children. The male, unnamed in the report, volunteered to leave the area for a time so the female could stay with the children.
Friday morning, Officers responded to the 1300 block of South Osage in regards to a theft no longer in progress. Johnathan Wayne Churchwell reported his phone was taken by a subject at the house. The investigation is ongoing.
On the evening of September 8th, Officers spoke with Breda Hall in the lobby of the Police Department. Hall stated a male she has an order of protection against has violated the order. A report has been completed.
Friday night, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Main and Industrial Road for Failure to Use a Turn Signal. A passenger in the vehicle, Gunnar A. Fletcher Zaremba, had three active City of Sedalia Warrants for Failure to Appear. The Failure to Appear warrants were on original charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Operating a Vehicle While Failing to Maintain Financial Responsibility, and Failure to Register a Vehicle.
Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft report Friday afternoon. ETS Taxi reported approximately $2000 missing from their safe.
On the morning of September 8th, Sedalia Police responded to the 500 block of Rebar Road, in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, Officers met with management, who advised a Jersey hauler trailer had been stolen from the property. Security video of the theft was reviewed, and the suspect identified using it. The trailer belonged to Phillips Hardy, a contracting company there on site. Officers made contact with the company's complainant, who wished to pursue charges. The suspect, unnamed in the report, was contacted and subsequently interviewed regarding the theft. He was then released from the Police Department pending state stealing charges.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the area of 14th and Prospect Avenue to investigate a reported young child wandering around alone. Upon arrival, the young child was located. After a short time, the mother of the child was located, and the child was returned home without any further incident.
Officers responded to the 3300 block of South Limit in reference to a hit and run accident last Tuesday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers met with Jace A. Cook, who stated he was rear ended while stopped on northbound Limit Avenue near West 32nd Street. Cook advised the striking vehicle left without providing information. At the time of the report, the suspect has not yet been identified.
Friday morning, Fayreen Bonner came to the Police Station to report a family member as missing. Bonner stated that the family member left for school on September 9th, but never arrived at school. She has not heard from, nor seen the family member since they left for school. The family member is a habitual runaway. The family member has been entered as missing and schools and the School Resource Officer have been notified.