Sedalia Police Reports For September 28, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Saturday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Wal Mart store, in the 3200 block of West Broadway for a property damage report. Joseph Bennett, an employee of the store, returned to his vehicle after work and noticed two of his tires were slashed. Arissa Jackson also stated that two of her tires were slashed on her vehicle while shopping in the store Friday night.
Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to a theft no longer in progress in the 400 block of East 18th. Charles E. Ford stated items were taken from a backyard and located at another location. The investigation is ongoing.
Officers responded to Keele Construction in the 2700 block of Matthew Drive Sunday afternoon in reference to a vehicle theft. Upon arrival, Officers met with the business owner, who stated a grey 2002 Ford pickup truck was stolen from in front of the business during the overnight hours. The truck also had an 18 foot trailer that was attached, full of brush. The vehicle has been entered into MULES as stolen. There is no suspect information at this time.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1500 block of West 9th in reference to a domestic disturbance Sunday morning. Upon arrival, Officers met with both parties, who had been involved in an argument. Pushing and shoving occurred, but neither party was injured and both had eventually calmed down. A 12 hour report was made to document the incident.
Saturday Afternoon, Officers made contact with a subject in the 400 block of East Chestnut who had an active warrant out of Pettis County. Dispatch called and confirmed the warrant. Gary E. Austin, 54, of Sedalia, was arrested on the warrant for Domestic Assault, which had a bond of $1,200 cash or surety. Austin was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
Early Sunday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of East 4th and South Washington Avenue for a moving violation. The driver of the vehicle was found to be in possession of two different controlled substances and marijuana. Patricia Nicole Moore, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested for two felony counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Marijuana.
On the night of September 21st, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Depp Avenue in reference to a violation of an order of protection. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the caller, who said her ex boyfriend had struck her window. Both Lindsey M. Hall and Brenda S. Hall have an order of protection against the suspect. A request for charges of Violation of a Court Order has been submitted to the prosecutor.
Saturday night, first responders were dispatched to the 1300 block of South Ohio Avenue for a report of a male subject who was not breathing and had no pulse. Life saving techniques were performed for over forty minutes, but the subject was not able to be resuscitated.
Officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Limit Avenue for a vehicle check Saturday morning. The vehicle was found to be stolen out of Blue Springs and was towed from the scene.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of South Vermont in regards to a subject who had injuries on his head and arm Saturday afternoon. Upon further investigation, the subject was found to be involved in a physical disturbance. Officers completed a 12 hour log for a domestic assault.
Saturday morning, Officers responded to a hit and run crash that occurred in the 3200 block of South Buckingham Drive. One vehicle was involved, and there were no injuries reported. A mailbox was damaged, valued at $300.
Sedalia Police took a report over the phone at the Police Department Headquarters Saturday afternoon. Mohammed Nimaga informed police that they had been scammed out of $1,500.00 by someone posing as a car seller online.
Early Saturday morning, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a gold Buick passenger vehicle because one of the license plate lights was not working. The vehicle came to stop in the Jiffy Stop parking lot, the 1700 block of West Broadway. During the stop, Officers learned the driver had a revoked license and was placed under arrest. Brian E. Tripp, 32, of Independence, was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released for Driving While Suspended.
Friday night, Officers responded to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a reported theft. The theft occurred at Bast Storage, in the 100 block of West Pacific Street between September 21st and 26th. The victim was spoken with, and a report has been completed.
Sedalia Police spoke with Gayle Brandes in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft Friday afternoon. Brandes stated that while helping with a garage sale in the 3200 block of Buckingham Drive, her iPhone was stolen from inside the garage. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.
Friday morning, Sedalia Police responded to the Pettis County Health Center in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, Officers met with management, who advised the sign in front of the building had been defaced during the overnight hours. Officers observed that someone had used white spray paint to deface the sign. At the time of the report, there are no suspects.
Officers initiated a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima because it did not have a front license plate Sunday morning. During the stop, Dispatch informed Officers that the driver had two active Failure to Appear warrants from Sedalia Police. Original charges on the warrants were two counts of Failing to Secure a Child in a Booster Seat/Safety Belt. Christina Joy Bell, 42, of Independence, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Bell was given a bond of $160 cash only and a court date.
Sunday night, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for no front of rear license plates driving on West Broadway near the 1800 block. After contact with the driver, a check through Dispatch responded that the driver had two Sedalia Municipal Warrants for Failure to Appear, with original charges of No Proof of Insurance. Danny Wayne McKernon, 37, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a new court date and a bond of $180.00.
Friday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of East 14th and South Ohio for a hit and run injury accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian. Sarah Harms stated she was struck by a motor vehicle was attempting to open the door of her parked vehicle. Harms was transported to the Bothwell Regional Center. The investigation is ongoing.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in an alley near West 4th Street and South Grand Avenue on a vehicle that did not have a rear license plate Saturday morning. Officers made contact with the driver, and while speaking with her, detected the odor of intoxicants on her breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Alicia Marie Sims, 30, of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where she provided a breath sample that showed her BAC above 0.08. It was later discovered that Sims had lied about her identity, and provided a relative's information. It was then discovered that Sims also had a suspended driver's license. A request has been submitted to the prosecutor for charges of Driving While Intoxicated Prior Offender, Driving While Suspended, Forgery, and Identity Theft.
Sunday night, Officers responded to the 2400 block of West 1st Street Terrace for a report of a runaway juvenile. Katrina S. Miesner said the runaway left home four hours earlier and had not returned. The juvenile was entered into law enforcement data bases as a missing person. The juvenile has not been located at this time.
Officers responded to the Eagle Stop, in the 1500 block of Thompson Boulevard for a report of harassment Sunday night. Kristen L. Spratley said she was involved in a road rage incident. During the incident, the suspects threw a soda can at her vehicle and stopped her in the highway by blocking her lane of travel. Spratley gave a description of the suspects and their vehicle.