Sedalia Police Reports For September 29, 2020
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. Monday night, Officers responded to the 1500 block of South Barrett in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers made contact with two subjects at the residence. One subject stated that he was hit in the knee with a bat by his roommate. The other subject stated that he did not hit anyone with a bat. The complainant did not want PCAD to respond, or did he want to go to the hospital to be checked out. A 12 hour domestic log was done for the incident, and no charges are being sought at this time.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of East 16th for a try to contact call Monday evening. Susan Lane reported not being able to contact a relative at this address. During the investigation at the scene, Officers forced entry into the home and the resident was found deceased. No foul play was suspected.
Officers stopped a car at West 3rd and South Kentucky Avenue for failing to stop prior to two stop lines, and for disobeying the red light at westbound East 3rd and South Ohio Avenue Monday night. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was impaired by drugs. Mallory Jo Walz, 20, of Sedalia, was arrested, transported to a hospital, then taken to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in pending release to a sober person. State charges of Driving While Intoxicated by drugs and Driving While Suspended are being requested.
Monday evening, Sedalia Police responded to the area of Broadway and Quincy for at theft report. Officers met with Dustin M. Schmidt, who reported someone had attempted to steal the catalytic converter from his 1999 Ford van. Schmidt had come outside as suspects were in the process of chopping the exhaust loose from the vehicle. Suspects fled east on Broadway in what appeared to be a silver Mitsubishi Eclipse.
Officers were dispatched to the E Street Bar in the 1200 block of East 3rd Monday morning for a report of a burglary. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Henry C. Hatfield, one of the owners. Hatfield stated that sometime earlier that morning, someone forced entry into the bar and stole over $2,000 in cash and caused $1,900 worth of damage. Photos of the scene were taken, and surveillance video was collected. There are no suspects at this time.
Monday morning, John W. Craighead reported a bicycle was stolen in the 2200 block of East 12th Street. Craighead noticed the bike missing the previous evening. The bike was valued at $500.
Police were dispatched to the 300 block of North Quincy in regard to found property (white headband with a flower) Monday morning. Officers were in the area earlier in regard to a medical call and it was believed the property belonged to the subject. Attempts to contact the owner were unsuccessful. The property was entered into Found Property.
On the evening of September 24, Officers were dispatched to the Shoe Sensation store in the 2700 block of West Broadway in regard to an incident of shoplifting, which had recently occurred. While a subject description was provided, Officers were unable to locate them. The store manager expressed they did not wish to pursue charges at this time.