News release from the Pettis County Sheriff's Office

After an extensive search in Cooper County overnight, escapee Travis Davis was arrested by Sedalia Police this morning in east Sedalia. Davis has since been returned to the Pettis County Jail.

Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond extends his thanks to the public for their assistance, and all area law enforcement agencies for their perseverance in the search.

News Release from the Sedalia Police Department

On March 19, 2019 at approximately 4:30 AM, the Sedalia Police Department developed information that Travis L. Davis was potentially hiding in a detached garage at a residence in the 2100 block of East 7th Street in Sedalia. Sedalia Police Officers responded to the residence and checked the garage, whereupon Travis was found hiding in the attic area of the garage. Officers directed Travis down from the attic area and he was taken into custody.

Once in custody, Travis claimed a medical issue whereupon, the Pettis County Ambulance District responded to evaluate Travis. PCAD, accompanied by Sedalia Police Officers, then transported Travis to the Bothwell Regional Health Center, where a fit for confinement was obtained from medical staff. Sedalia Police Officers transported Travis to the Pettis County Jail.

Travis had the following active/confirmed warrants at the time of his arrest:

Probation/Parole:
Parole Violation for Assault – No Bond
Pettis County:
Escape from Custody – $100,000 Cash Only
FTA for Kidnapping – $100,000 Cash/Surely
FTA Resisting Arrest – $10,000 Cash/Surely
Benton County:
Neglect of a Child – $1,800 Cash Only