Sedalia Police Reports For September 20, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Monday morning, Officers observed a male subject riding his bicycle with no lights or reflectors. When Officers made contact with the male and identified him, his information was ran through Dispatch. Dispatch advised he had a Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Fraudulent Use of Debit or Credit Device with a bond of $250. After speaking with the subject, he allowed Officers to search the property he had with him. After searching the property, Officers located several items of drug paraphernalia. Edward D. Miller, 58, of Sedalia, was arrested for his warrant, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Miller was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold.
Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a gray Honda as the vehicle had a headlight out Monday morning. The traffic stop took place in the area of West 32nd Street and South Park Avenue. Officers spoke with the driver and performed a computer check through Dispatch, where they learned the driver had an active Failure to Appear warrant from Benton County with a $200 cash or surety bond on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility. Kevin M. Smith, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis and Benton County line, where he was released into the custody of a Benton County Deputy.
Sunday evening, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Moniteau Avenue for a theft of a bicycle. Malinda Snyder stated someone had stolen a bicycle out of their front yard.
Officers responded to the 900 block of West 16th Street Sunday night in reference to a suicide attempt. The subject in question consumed approximately 7 Aleve Liquid Gels and was vomiting them up when Officers arrived. The subject told PCAD he wanted to kill himself and he made a comment to his girlfriend that he didn't want to be here anymore. The subject refused treatment from PCAD, so he was taken into protective custody. After a fit for confinement check at BRHC, he was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Monday morning, Officers performed an investigative traffic stop on a silver Chevrolet passenger car, as the registered owner of the vehicle showed to have a revoked license. Prior to the stop, Officers were able to pull the car abreast of the vehicle and was able to confirm that the registered owner was indeed the driver. The traffic stop took place in the area of West Broadway Boulevard and South Ohio Avenue. A check through dispatch confirmed his driving status was suspended. David Seymour Huff, 64, of Sedalia, arrested for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Sedalia Police Department where he was photographed, fingerprinted and released with a court date.
Sunday evening, Officers responded to the 1100 block of West 10th Street in reference to a burglary in progress. A witness was able to follow the suspects and lead Officers to them. Officers made contact with three juveniles. The juveniles were released to their parents. Charges of Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Property Damage in the 2nd Degree will be send to the juvenile office.
Officers responded to the Shoe Sensation store, 2700 West Broadway Boulevard, in reference to a theft that had just occurred Sunday evening. An Officer made contact with Boyd Callis, who stated that a male came into the store and asked to try on a pair of shoes. The male then grabbed a backpack and left the store without paying for the shoes or the backpack. The suspect has not been identified at this time.
Early Sunday morning, Officers conducted a vehicle stop in an alley between Kentucky and Moniteau and 7th and Limit. Zyon D. Bell, 22, of Warrensburg, was arrested for Driving While Revoked and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.
Sedalia Police took a report of a burglary not in progress in the 3700 block of South Limit Avenue Saturday evening. Terry L. Arnold reported a burglary on or before September 7th. Arnold stated many items were taken from inside the business and wires to electronics had been cut.
Friday evening, Officers were dispatched to the Pastor Martinez's church, 300 East Boonville Street in reference to a theft. A few items were reported stolen and a theft report was completed.
Officers were dispatched to the area of East 6th Street and South Massachusetts Avenue in regards to a report of a stolen vehicle. A stolen vehicle report was made.
Early Sunday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Scott Joplin court in reference to a missing juvenile. A runaway report was taken, but shortly after the juvenile returned home.
Sedalia Police spoke with a subject in the lobby of the station who wanted to report a suspect trespassing Sunday afternoon in the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard. The complainant was an asset protection associate with Wal Mart. He had issued the suspect a notification of restriction from the property form on December 4, 2020, and she signed it before being arrested for Stealing. The complainant stated that a little before noon earlier that day, he saw her in the store and told her to leave. She then apologized and left. The complainant gave Officers a DVD copy of the surveillance video with the suspect in the store. The DVD was placed into evidence storage. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been located for questioning and could not be contacted by phone.
Sunday afternoon, the Sedalia Police Department received a report of a theft. Salvador Sebastain reported that someone had stolen both of his license plates from his truck in the 700 block of West Main Street.
Sedalia Police responded to the Motel 6, 3402 West Broadway Boulevard, in reference to a hit and run accident Sunday afternoon. Contact was made with Roy T. Olson, the owner of a gold Chrysler 300 who reported that overnight someone had struck their vehicle causing damage. The suspects left the scene without providing any information.
Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a gray Dodge Journey for an expired temporary tag. The traffic stop took place at the McDonald's restaurant, 3101 West Broadway Boulevard. Officers made contact with the driver, and a computer check showed her to have two active Failure to Appear warrants out of Lafayette County on original charges of Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle and Failure to Wear a Seat Belt. Debra L. Murdock, 65, of Grain Valley, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where total bond was set at $162 cash only.
Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on South Limit Avenue near Plaza Avenue. It was discovered the driver of the vehicle had a revoked driver's license. Alla Mishchuk, 35, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where they were placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Driving While Revoked.
Sedalia Police took a report of property damage Saturday morning in the 1500 block of South Harrison Avenue. Emilio Olivos stated that sometime the night before, someone broke the window to their residence.
On August 25th, Silverio Rosas reported that someone stole his firearm from his vehicle in the 2500 block of Southwest Boulevard. On September 17th, Sedalia Police responded to the American Inn, 1217 South Limit Avenue, in reference to a found firearm. Through investigation of the firearm, it was determined that it was stolen on August 25th from Rosas.
Saturday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1800 block of South Lafayette Avenue in reference to an abandoned bicycle. The bicycle had been laying in the yard since earlier that morning. The bike was taken to the Sedalia Police Department, where it was placed into evidence as found property.
A car was stopped in the area of South Ingram Avenue and East Broadway Boulevard Saturday night for disobeying the stop light at Massachusetts Avenue. A DOR check revealed the driver's status was revoked. Shannon Rene Spruell, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested for felony Driving While Revoked and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be held on a 24 hour hold.
Sunday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of West Broadway Boulevard in reference to a runaway juvenile. The caller's foster child was allowed to walk to the corner around two hours previously and did not return. The juvenile had run away and returned home the same night.
Sedalia Police observed four cars eastbound on East Broadway Boulevard Sunday morning. All but the front one were following too closely to the vehicle in front of them. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the second car and the two behind it pulled in as well. The stop occurred at about South Marvin Avenue and East Broadway Boulevard. Officers made contact with the drivers. A warrant check on one of the drivers revealed he had a $1,500 cash or surety bond Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant. The FTA warrant was on original charges of Failure to Drive on the Right Half of the Roadway Resulting in an Accident, Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway Without a Valid License, and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility. Ruben James Lee Logan Jr., 23, of Cole Camp, was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
On the night of September 17th, Officers responded to a residence on Albright Court for a check on the subject's well being. When Officers arrived, contact was made with two juveniles, found to be home alone. After investigation, it was determined that the juveniles had been left home alone without adult supervision for several hours. The juveniles were released to a relative and charges were sought against the responsible parent. In the early morning hours of September 19th, Officers responded to the residence at Albright Court to assist the Department of Family Services. During that time, the responsible parent was placed under arrest. Samantha J. Carter, 25, of Sedalia, was arrested for three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the 1st Degree, and three counts of Abuse or Neglect of a Child. Carter was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was held on a 24 hour hold.
Saturday evening, Officers responded to the 2300 block of West Main Street for a report of a verbal disturbance. While Officers were on the scene, they witnessed the caller assault another subject on the scene. Ashley N. Meyrose, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested and then released with a municipal summons for Assault. The victim had no injury.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and Sunset Drive Saturday night. The driver of the vehicle was found to be operating on a suspended license. Leonardo I Catalan Rodriquez, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Catalan Rodriquez was booked and released with a Sedalia Municipal court date.
Saturday afternoon, Officers responded to the 2000 block of West 14th Street in reference to a disturbance between two juveniles. The juveniles were arguing after one of them sold the other a vape pen that did not work. Neither was allowed to have the vape pen. The vape pen was confiscated and placed into evidence. A juvenile referral was completed on both subjects.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of East 14th Street in regard to a dead body. The subject did not have any obvious injuries and appeared to have died of natural causes. The Pettis County Coroner transported the body from the scene.
Officers took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a possible scam Friday morning. Mary Roth reported that she opened an attachment in an email, which locked up her computer and directed her to contact a phone number. The subject she spoke to on the phone was attempting to get personal information from her. At the time of the report, nothing was known to have been taken from her. A report was made for documentation purposes.
Friday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of East 5th Street for a report of property damage. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Alison M. Kowalski. Kowalski stated that sometime between Thursday night and Friday afternoon, someone damaged two windows on the south side of her garage. The estimated value of the damage was $200. There are no suspects at this time.
Saturday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Police Station to speak with a subject who wanted to report his 9mm pistol being stolen from his unsecured vehicle. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Fidel A. Maldonado, who said that sometime between September 14th and September 18th, and somewhere between Otterville and Sedalia, someone took his pistol from his SUV. The pistol was a silver and black Glock 9mm valued at $551.84. There are no suspects at this time.
Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Broadway Woods Express, 703 East Broadway Boulevard, in reference to a possible disturbance with weapons. Witnesses described that a male subject was yelling about people coming after him with a gun. A short time after this, Officers received information about the suspect going into the Break Time store, 808 East Broadway. The suspect then entered the Break Time and began holding the doors shut. The suspect entered a room marked for Employees Only. While inside, the suspect damaged property belonging to the business. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Michael K. Moore, 42, Homeless, was placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of state charges for Trespassing in the 2nd Degree and Property Damage in the 2nd Degree.
Early Saturday morning, a truck was stopped in the area of East 16th Street and South Summit Avenue for defective brake lights and moving violations. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Adam D. Huffman, 33, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Huffman was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, a hospital, and then the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold for felony Driving While Intoxicated.
Friday night, Officers initiated a vehicle stop near the intersection of South Limit Avenue and West 32nd Street. Two of the passengers were arrested for Probation and Parole warrants and Pettis County Failure to Appear warrants. Both passengers provided false information and a search incident to arrest found one of the passengers to be in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. Patricia K. Ryan, 26, of Independence, was arrested on charges of Identity Theft, felony Failure to Appear on original charges of Possession of Marijuana and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, as well as the Probation and Parole warrant. Nathan W. Green, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Identity Theft, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance, the Probation and Parole warrant, and a felony Failure to Appear warrant. The Failure to Appear warrant consisted of original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, felony Driving While Revoked, and felony Tampering With a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree. Both Green and Ryan were transported to the Pettis County Jail to be held on a 24 hour hold.
Friday night, a Jeep was stopped in the area of West Broadway Boulevard and South Grand Avenue for failing to maintain its lane and expired plates. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Kaslyn P Gail, 30, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated, transported to the Sedalia Police Station, and released to a sober driver with charges of DWI and Improper Lane Usage pending.
On the morning of September 15th, Chelsey Jolley reported to the Sedalia Police Department she ordered items to be delivered and hadn't received them. According to the delivery service, the items had been delivered. It's the belief of Jolley that the items could have been stolen off of her front porch between August 27th and today's date. The approximate value of the theft is $300. At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.
Friday morning, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a white Dodge Ram for speeding in the 800 block of South Limit Avenue. Officers made contact with the driver and ran his information through Dispatch. Dispatch advised the suspect had a warrant for Failure to Appear from Benton County with a bond of $400 cash or surety. Bonifacio Talavera-Cano, 46, of Sedalia, was arrested on the warrant for Failure to Appear on original Conservation charges of Taking or Possessing a Crappie of Illegal Length. The warrant was withdrawn, a guilty plea was written, and Talavera-Cano paid a fine of $24.50.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police observed a silver Lincoln Navigator with no license plates driving on Winchester near the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. Officers initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the suspect. Dispatch advised the suspect's driving status was revoked. Kaylea M. Markell, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and was transported to the Pettis County Jail.