This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Wednesday morning, Officers responded to the 500 block of East 13th for a property damage report. On arrival, Leroy Coonce showed Officers a damaged window in the garage, valued at $100. At the time of the report, no charges are being sought. The report was completed for documentation purposes.


 

Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to the Sedalia Middle School, 2205 South Ingram Avenue, for an assist agency report. On arrival, Officers met with the Children's Division, who was investigating possible child abuse that occurred within the city limits. Photos were taken for the agency, and a report will be completed.


 

Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of East 5th Wednesday evening in regard to a possible burglary. In the course of the investigation, it was discovered that two of the subjects at the scene had warrants for their arrest. Both were arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Timothy Allen Wood, 43, had a Probation/Parole no bond warrant on an original charge of Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Justin D. Woolery, 34, of Sedalia, had a Failure to Appear warrant for an original charge of Exceeding the Posted Speed Limit. Woolery was issued a cash only bond of $234.00.


 

Wednesday night, Sedalia Police observed a car with a passenger side headlight out. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the car as it pulled into the 1600 block of East Broadway Boulevard. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. Larry Ross Milks, 67, of Sedalia, was arrested, transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters for further testing, and then to the Pettis County Jail on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated pending release to a sober person.


 

Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of East 13th Street Wednesday night for a disturbance. On arrival, contact was made with a suspect. A computer check of the suspect revealed two warrants for his arrest from the city of Sedalia. Myreon Nicholas Briscoe, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested for two Failure to Appear warrants for original charges of Possession of Marijuana and Failure to Comply with Temporary Instructions (driver's permit). Briscoe was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, given a bond of $120 and a court date.


 

Thursday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Harding in regard to possible child abuse. The investigation revealed that four children in the home had marks that were suspicious in nature due to their locations, and were not adequately explained. All four children were taken into protective custody. The investigation is ongoing.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 3300 block of South Stewart in reference to a civil disturbance Thursday morning. Officers arrived and made contact with two male subjects outside of the residence. After running their information through Dispatch, Officers were advised that one suspect had two Failure to Appear warrants from Johnson County on original charges of Exceeding the Posted Speed Limit and Operating a Vehicle on the Highway Without a Valid License. Ramiro A. Rodgriguez, 18, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where his bond was set at $600 cash only.


 

Thursday evening, Officers were dispatched to the office of the Sedalia Democrat, 700 South Massachusetts, on a report of a theft. Justin Allen Hammerli stated his 2004 Jeep Liberty was parked in front of the building. Hammerli stated he went inside for a short time and when he returned to his vehicle, he noticed a carton of Marlboro Red 100s (Valued at $59.55), a Chase credit card, and a Missouri Drivers License had been taken from his vehicle. Hammerli stated his vehicle was unlocked at the time of the theft.


 

On Thursday evening, Tyreel Hardy came to the Sedalia Police Department to report some fraudulent charges on his debit card. Hardy reported that on September 21st, three charges totalling $600 were made on his debit card that he did not make.


 

Early Thursday morning, A car was stopped at East 5th and South Lamine for not having license plates displayed. The driver, Wayne A. Gravitt, 24, of Sedalia, immediately exited the car and refused Police commands. Gravitt started walking away from the Officer. Gravitt was arrested for Failing to Obey a Lawful Order. After an investigation, it was determined Gravitt was impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. He refused to submit a blood sample, and was transported to the hospital per his request. A search warrant was obtained and blood was collected for the investigation. A fit for confinement check was obtained and Gravitt was taken to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on a 24 hour hold on a state charge of Driving While Intoxicated. The charge of Failure to Obey, a municipal ordinance violation, is no longer being requested due to state level charges being sought for Driving While Intoxicated.


 

Sedalia Police spoke with Josh A. Willoughby in the 2800 block of South Grand Avenue Thursday afternoon. Willoughby stated his dog went missing on September 16th. An internet search located an ad on Craigslist matching the missing dog in Overland Park, Kansas. Willoughby is requesting charges be pursued. The suspect has not been located at the time of the report.


 

Officers were dispatched to the Break Time store in the 300 block of West Broadway Thursday afternoon for a report of found drugs. When Officers arrived, they made contact with the store employee. Kristen M. Coterel stated that a plastic baggie what appeared to be methamphetamine was found on the floor inside the gas station. It was unknown who left it. Officer collected the baggie and placed it into evidence storage to be destroyed.


 

Thursday evening, Officers responded to the area of West 16th and South Park Avenue for a report of a male subject yelling. Contact was made with Dustin Dwayne Dillon, 27, of Sedalia, who appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. Dillon was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Dillon was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold.


 

Early Friday morning, a car was stopped at West Broadway and South Park Avenue for several instances of failing to maintain its lane. A search of the car revealed marijuana in the passenger's possession and a marijuana pipe in the driver's possession. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was also intoxicated by drugs. Skyler Davis Dothage, 18, of La Monte, was placed under arrest on state charges of Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Dothage was transported to a hospital, then to the Pettis County Jail, pending release to a sober person. Anna M. Crowe, 17, of Sedalia, was arrested on a municipal charge of Possession of Marijuana, transported to the Sedalia Police department for processing and then released with a court date.


 

A traffic stop was conducted early Friday morning near the intersection of West 13th and South Moniteau Avenue on a vehicle without license plates. Following an investigation, the driver of the vehicle, Shakedria J. Wells, 21, of Sedalia, was arrested and then released at the scene on a charge of Driving While Suspended. Wells was given a court date and the charge is being referred to the Sedalia Municipal Court.


 

Officers conducted a subject check in the parking lot of the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, 4401 Wisconsin Avenue Friday morning. Contact was made with Sheena Ngiraingas, 25, of Knob Noster. Ngiraingas was found to be in possession of marijuana. Ngiraingas was issued a summons and released on the scene with a court date.