Sedalia Police Reports For September 21, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Tuesday evening, Officers conducted a vehicle stop at West Main Street and South Quincy Avenue. The driver's information was checked with Dispatch, and it was confirmed he did not have a valid medical marijuana status. Officers conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and found marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside. Joshua A. Cormican, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Cormican was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
Officers responded to the 500 block of East Jackson Street Tuesday evening in reference to a report of a suspicious trailer. The complainant stated the trailer has been sitting in front of the residence for approximately a week. Officers attempted to contact the owner, without success. The trailer was towed from the scene and a general information report was made.
Monday night, Officers responded to the 700 block of East 14th Street in reference to a child abuse report. Ashley Ann Stoney reported that the father of a juvenile was refusing to pick up or care for the juvenile. Officers made contact with the father, who still refused to care for the juvenile. Officers contacted the mother, who was out of state. The mother was able to find suitable arrangements for the juvenile. The Child Abuse hotline call was made, and state charges are being requested.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to a property damage report that likely happened in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn Express, 4001 West Broadway Boulevard, Tuesday morning. An employee of TSWT Acquisition said that it appeared someone drilled a hole in the gas tank of their work vehicle, causing gasoline to spill out. The estimated cost to fix the tank was $500.
On the night of September 15th, Officers observed a moped travelling westbound on West 16th Street weaving back and forth between the two westbound lanes. The moped then jerked to the right, and jumped a curb. The moped then pulled back onto West 16th Street, and was swerving. The moped was crossing into the eastbound lanes. A traffic stop was conducted in the area of West Main Street and West 16th Street. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. The driver had injuries from falling off the moped and PCAD was called, but he refused medical attention. Artur Rudishin, 23 of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Prior Offender). Rudishin was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he refused to provide a breath sample. A search warrant was obtained, and a blood draw was conducted. Rudishin was released at the hospital, where he was being treated for his injuries.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to Scott Joplin Court in reference to a disturbance Tuesday morning. When Officers arrived, they spoke with two subjects. There were no injuries and Officers were unable to determine a primary physical aggressor. The male agreed to leave for the night. A 12 hour log was completed.
Late Tuesday night, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failing to stop at a stop sign. Contact was made with the occupants of the vehicle. Their information was checked with Dispatch. The passenger was found to have an active municipal warrant for Failure to Appear on original charges of Expired Plates. Erika Doroshay Thomas, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending an $89 cash only bond.
Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of West 6th Street in reference to a domestic disturbance Tuesday afternoon. A 12 hour log was done to document the domestic portion. A subject identified at the residence showed to have an active warrant from the City of Sedalia for Failure to Appear on original charges of No Insurance. Victoria A. Ball, 27, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $147.00.
Sedalia Police were dispatched with other first responders to the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South State Fair Boulevard Tuesday afternoon in reference to an injury accident. During the accident investigation, several marijuana blunts were found in one of the vehicles. They were seized for destruction.
Tuesday morning, Officers were contacted by Nicole L. Hutchings in reference to harassment and violation of an ex-parte. Hutchings reported getting thirty to fifty text messages the previous day while she was at work at McCarthy Toyota, 3110 West Broadway Boulevard. Hutchings stated that since arriving in Sedalia from her address in the county, she had received 15 text messages from the subject that day. There is a temporary order of protection, ex-parte, in effect that has been served to the suspect.
Officers took a report in the 2500 block of Plaza Avenue Tuesday afternoon in reference to lost property. John R. Schmidt stated he lost his wallet earlier in the day in the area of the Woods Supermarket, 1400 South Limit Avenue. The wallet has not been recovered.
During the course of a Forensic Interview on the morning of August 10th, a child victim made additional disclosures relating to a sexual abuse incident from several years ago. An investigation was conducted, and a referral was sent to the juvenile office.
Sedalia Police responded to the State Fair Shopping Center on the afternoon of September 15th for a report of a disturbance. Contact was made with one subject involved. A check through Dispatch showed she had an active felony warrant for her arrest from Kansas. Ashley Nicole Allen, 34, Homeless, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where she was booked on the warrant. A state charge of Fugitive Out of State was submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.