Sedalia Police Reports For September 21, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Monday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the Johnson/Pettis County line to meet with Warrensburg officers to take custody of Christopher H. Barnes, 21, of Centerview. Barnes was arrested on a Sedalia Municipal warrant for Failure to Appear. Bond was set at $200. Barnes was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Sunday night, a car was stopped at West 10th and South Barrett Avenue for failing to stop at the eastbound sign on West 11th near South Barrett. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Jose Luis Herrera Aguilar Jr., 22, of Sedalia, was arrested on state charges of felony Driving Without a Valid License and Driving While Intoxicated, Prior Offender. Aguilar was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on a 24 hour hold.
Officers responded to the 500 block of East Walnut Street for a hit and run accident Sunday morning. Chad Potter reported that a gray Dodge Nitro struck his parked motorcycle and fled from the scene. The driver, Mark A. Mejia, 36, of Sedalia was later located and arrested for Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Mejia was booked and released from the Pettis County Jail.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Sedalia Cenex in the 100 block of East 16th Sunday evening for a report of trespassing. An employee stated that Crystal Burton was previously told she could not come back to the property, but did. Burton was later located at her residence and arrested for Trespassing in the 2nd Degree. Burton was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.
Sunday evening, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Epworth Church, in the 1100 block of East Broadway, for a report of a bike frame in the parking lot at the church. Officers found a blue Roadmaster bike frame in the parking lot. The frame did not have any tires or front brakes. Officers took the bike and placed it into holding.
Officers were dispatched to the area of the 3800 block of East Broadway in reference to a vehicle check Sunday evening. Two subjects had walked away from the vehicle and were located at the Cork and Bottle store. The male suspect was contacted and ran through dispatch. Dispatch advised the male had multiple warrants out of Benton County, Pettis County, and Sedalia Police for Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding, Resisting Arrest, Animal Abuse, and Failing to Maintain the Right Side of the Roadway. Braden A Williams, 20, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where his total bond was set at $10,300 cash or surety. The female suspect had a Sedalia Police probation violation warrant. Marijuana was located on the female's person, which had been concealed. Cynthia R. Wilson, 21, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was held on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of formal charges. Charges of Possession of Marijuana are being sought, and her bond was set at $100.00 cash only.
Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle in the 1200 block of Liberty Park Boulevard for multiple lane violations. Keston A. Billy, 31, of Sedalia, was found to not possess a valid operator's license and was operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The operator was arrested without incident and transported to the Sedalia Police Department for processing. Charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a License, Driving While Intoxicated, and Improper Lane Usage are being sought.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 3300 block of South Stewart for a harassment call Sunday morning. Melissa Cardona advised an ex boyfriend has been harassing her. The information provided by the caller did not meet the elements of criminal harassment and she was advised to seek an order of protection.
Officers conducted a subject check at West 11th and South Moniteau Avenue Sunday morning. The subject did not have proper lighting equipment on his bicycle. The subject identified himself to the Officer. The Officer ran the subject's information through dispatch, who advised the subject had Failure to Appear warrants out of Pettis and Cooper counties. Gregory A. Hulbert, 41, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where his bonds were $7500 surety only and $10 cash only. Original charges on the Failure to Appear Warrants are for Failure to Wear a Seatbelt and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Sunday evening, Officers were dispatched to the Sedalia Police Department lobby in reference to a violation of a court order that occurred in Kansas City. Information was collected, and an assist agency report was completed to be forwarded to the KCPD.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of South Sneed in regard to an incident of property damage Sunday morning. Upon Officers arrival, Sherre Vance, and Judith Ebers reported three windows broken out of the residence, causing approximately $190 in damage. The victim stated that they would like to pursue charges.
Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Cork and Bottle store in the 3800 block of East Broadway for a report of theft. Desiree S. Aitken stated that she noticed her wallet missing on the morning of Tuesday September 15th. Aitken stated that she last saw her wallet on Monday the 14th of September. Aitken was not sure if she lost it or if it was stolen, so she deactivated her debit card. Shortly afterwards, she found out someone had tried to use her debit card at a gas station outside of the city limits. Aitken reported missing over $200 in cash and miscellaneous items.
Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of East 10th Sunday afternoon for a report of leaving the scene of an accident. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Barbara G. Payne, who stated that sometime that morning, someone hit her parked vehicle. There was visible maroon paint transfer and other damage on the front driver side of the vehicle. A witness said she saw a maroon vehicle driving away from the scene going west on East 10th, after she heard a loud noise earlier that morning. Officers took photos of the damage, and the estimate on repairs was $500. There are no suspects at this time.
Sunday morning, Ellen Osborn reported her adult grandson missing from the 1800 block of South Missouri. The grandson returned home about an hour later, therefore was no longer missing.
Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of South Osage in reference to a suicidal subject. Contact was made with the subject, who had obvious injuries. After speaking to witnesses, it was determined that the victim had caused self harm after making suicidal statements. The subject was taken into protective custody and transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center. The subject remained at BRHC pending the completion of affidavits.
Saturday evening, Officers went to the 1700 block of South Ohio for a report of a theft no longer in progress. Rita Paynter stated that someone had taken $475 out of her safe.
A car was stopped by Officers in the 2200 block of Clinton Road for failing to signal a turn and driving on the yellow line marking the center of the roadway on Clinton Road Saturday night. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Cameron Gordon Scott, 50, of Sedalia, was arrested on a state felony charge of Driving While Intoxicated. Scott was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, then the hospital, and then to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold.
Saturday evening, an investigative stop was conducted looking for the registered owner of the car, who appeared to be driving, and had a felony Pettis County $2,500 cash or surety warrant. A stop was made at East 6th Street and South Massachusetts and contact was made with the subject, who was driving. Angela Michelle Vandiver, 43, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest for the warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Charges being sought are Stealing, Forgery, and Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit device.
Officers were dispatched to a call in the 2300 block of West 3rd Saturday morning regarding possible child abuse, which occurred in another jurisdiction. A report was taken, which will be forwarded to the appropriate agency.
On the afternoon of September 18, Sedalia police were dispatched to the Dollar General store in the 2500 block of West Broadway in relation to a theft that had taken place earlier in the day. The manager, Debra McCurdy, stated they would like to press charges. The suspects attempted to take several items with an aggregate value of $329.41, however, employees were able to stop the suspects prior to them leaving.
Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the 3500 block of West Broadway for a disturbance. The disturbance was between management and a tenant over rolls of toilet paper. The incident was deemed civil and civil remedies are being explored.
Saturday morning, a child less than ten years of age, was located at West 16th and South Limit. Through investigation, the child admitted he left his father's house on his bicycle without permission to go to his mother's house out of town. The child was taken back to his father's house, where custody was turned over to his father.
Early Saturday morning, Officers saw an SUV sitting eastbound on West Broadway at South Limit Avenue. The SUV was stopped, sitting through the entire light cycle. Cars were lining up behind it and they had to go around to go through the light. Contact was made with the driver. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated by drugs. Tyler Lee Denny, 17, was arrested, transported to a hospital and then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs, pending release to a sober person.
Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop at the 1300 block of South Limit Friday evening. The driver, who was identified as Kevin Scott Morrison, 48, of Sedalia, was required to have an ignition interlock device, but did not have one. Morrison was arrested and was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
Last Wednesday, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a car for improper registration in the area of West Broadway and South Winchester Drive. A check on the driver revealed that his Missouri driver's license was suspended. Tyler Dean Slayden, 28, of Smithton, was arrested on a state charge of Driving While Suspended. Slayden was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
Friday night, a car was stopped for failing to signal a turn. Open bottles of alcohol were in plain view of the Officer. The driver, Mose K. Watson, cooperated with field sobriety tests. After an investigation, it was determined Watson was not intoxicated. However, a consent and probable cause search of the car revealed marijuana paraphernalia. The paraphernalia and open bottles of alcohol were seized to be destroyed.
Friday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Rebar Road on a property damage report. The reporting person, Ethyn Ty Pate, stated he worked at the Break Time store. Pate stated he parked his car on the north side of the building that morning and when he returned to his vehicle, he found that both right side tires had been cut. No value was given for the damage.
Officers were dispatched to the Police Department lobby to speak with a person that was missing a cellular phone Friday evening. Officers contacted Carl E. Moyer, who advised that he had placed his phone on the counter at the customer service desk at Lowe's, and believed someone had picked up the phone while he was in the store. The value of the phone was not available at the time of the report.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of North Grand avenue for an unknown disturbance Friday night. Officers arrived in the area and made contact with a female resident of the home. It was noted that several windows were broken in the house, and damage had been done to a car with a sledge hammer. The female resident was not cooperative with providing any information on what had occurred, and the known male resident had left the area. No arrests were made.
Friday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of North Depp Avenue for a report of a violation of an ex parte. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the victim, who stated her ex boyfriend was served an ex parte earlier that day. Later that day, the ex boyfriend yelled several threats at her from down the street. A room mate of the victim heard the threats and they both wrote statements about what was heard. Officers made contact with Eric S. Koons, 39, and took him into custody and transported him to the Pettis County Jail.
On the evening of Tuesday September 15th, Officers were dispatched to the Break Time store in the 300 block of West Broadway for a report of stealing. Officers spoke with the assistant manager, Kristen M. Coterel, who stated that about ten minutes earlier, five juveniles came into the store and stole 7 Red Bull energy drinks, valued at $25. After reviewing the surveillance video, the assistant manager was able to identify one of the juveniles. She was not able to give Officers a copy of the video for evidence. At the time of the report, the juveniles had not been located for questioning.
Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of West 3rd in regard to a theft which had occurred overnight. Jimmy Bowers Jr. stated that someone had gone through a basement window of the house they were helping to fix up and stole several tools. The aggregate value of the tools was $1,018. Bowes stated they would like to press charges, and a possible suspect was provided.
Sedalia Police responded to the area of Albright Court for a disturbance Friday morning. On arrival, Officers made contact with a subject involved. A computer check revealed her to have an active warrant out of Pettis County for Obstructing a Court Order. Taylore M. Mason, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was given an OR bond and released.