This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved in each case.
Sedalia Police Department
5:50 p.m.: John W. McCammon, 45, of the 600 block of McVey Road, was arrested after a resident reported being assaulted by the suspect. It was determined the suspect assaulted another female. In the course of the incident, the female was holding a small child and the suspect attempted to take the child from the female. The female refused to let the suspect take the child as she feared he would not return the child to her. The child had visible injuries on their back. The suspect was not present at the scene but the officer contacted the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office who located him in Pettis County. Deputies arrested the suspect and transported him to the Pettis County Jail. The suspect was placed on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of state charges of fourth-degree domestic assault, fourth-degree assault, and second-degree child endangerment.
1:54 a.m.: Catherine Marie Enriquez, 19, of the 30000 block of Ball Road, was arrested after a traffic stop on a vehicle with no front plate in the area of West Seventh Street and South Missouri Avenue. The driver had a suspended license and she was arrested for driving without a license.
3:39 a.m.: Antonio T. Gray, 36, of the 200 block of West 15th Street, was arrested after a car was reported driving northbound in the southbound lane, striking curbs, striking medians and speeding. It was stopped in the area of West 16th Street and South Limit Avenue and the driver was found to be highly intoxicated. He was arrested and transported to the hospital and then the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24-hour hold on charges of driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked, and failing to comply with an interlock device.
11:46 a.m.: Ian M. Pennington, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested after officers were dispatched to the area of East Fifth Street and South Ohio Avenue regarding a suspicious subject knocking on the doors of various businesses. An officer made contact with the subject near the intersection of East Fifth Street and South Lamine Avenue. A search of the person found a syringe. Field tests found traces of methamphetamine. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Once there, two bags of meth were found on the subject, who was arrested for possession of a dangerous drug (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, and introduction of drugs into a county jail.
3:55 p.m.: Shawna C. Cochran, 28, of the 200 block of East 13th Street, was arrested after officers observed a vehicle with expired registration in the 500 block of East Second Street. The suspect exited the vehicle and was given orders to get back in the vehicle. She failed to obey and ran on foot from the vehicle, dropping a bag. The officer took custody of the bag. Later it was determined the suspect ran into a house close to the area of the stop. Methamphetamine, marijuana, and other related drug paraphernalia were located inside the bag. The suspect was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges of possession of a controlled substance, felony resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
6:36 p.m.: James Marlon Curd, 27, of the 1600 block of West Third Street, was arrested after an officer performed a traffic stop on a driver known to have a suspended driver's license in the area of South Limit Avenue and West Fourth Street. Curd was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released with a charge of driving while suspended.
7:32 p.m.: Elios Lieja Murillo, 28, of the 700 block of South State Fair Boulevard, was arrested after a traffic stop near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and Industrial Drive for an equipment violation. The driver was found to be driving with a revoked license and was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department where he was processed and released.
5:17 a.m.: A 17-year-old male of the 1200 block of South Park Avenue was arrested after officers observed a vehicle driving in a suspicious manner near North Harding Avenue and East Boonville Street. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle it did not immediately yield but did yield near East Boonville Street and North Heard Avenue. Officers performed a field sobriety test on the subject and marijuana was seen on his person. A search of the vehicle found a controlled substance and alcohol. The driver had no valid license and was a minor. He was arrested, transported, and booked into the Pettis County Jail for minor in possession of a controlled substance, and operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. He was placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges.
6:45 p.m.: A 17-year-old female of the 2100 block of East Broadway Boulevard was arrested after a traffic stop near the intersection of South Missouri Avenue and West Seventh Street. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without a license. The suspect was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, processed and released.
11:19 p.m.: Beth A. Goodfield, 42, of Green Ridge, was arrested after a traffic stop near the intersection of West 14th Street and South Carr Avenue. Following an investigation, the driver was arrested on a Johnson County warrant for driving with a revoked license. The passenger in the vehicle was found in possession of marijuana and was issued a municipal court summons for the violation and released. Bond on the Johnson County warrant was set at $500 cash and the suspect was booked and released at the jail with the new driving charge.
11:34 p.m.: Chelsea Dawn Moore, 21, of the 1300 block of East Boonville Street, was arrested after a traffic stop on a car with no front plate at North Engineer Avenue and East Saline Avenue. It was determined the driver was impaired by drugs, in possession of marijuana, driving without a license, and had no insurance. Moore was placed under arrest and transported to a hospital then to the Pettis County Jail to be booked for driving while intoxicated, driving without a valid license, possession of marijuana and no proof of financial responsibility.
2:34 p.m.: An officer was flagged down in the area of Harvey Street and Depp Avenue. The victim reported he had been assaulted at a residence. The victim had a bloody nose from being punched in the face. A suspect was in the area when officers arrived, but she entered the backyard of a residence. The resident was uncooperative and refused to let officers check for the suspect. A request for charges of third-degree assault will be forwarded to the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.
4:43 p.m.: A person came to the police lobby to report a theft from a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The complainant reported a fraudulent return that occurred on March 22. A suspect has been identified.
6:00 p.m.: A person came to the police lobby to report a theft from a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The complainant reported a fraudulent return that occurred on March 12. The complainant stated he tried to stop the suspect who had fraudulently returned items inside the store. The suspect failed to comply and left in a vehicle. A suspect has been identified.
8:40 a.m.: An officer responded to a business in the 2100 block of South Limit Avenue for failure to return a rental vehicle. The business owner stated he rented a 2011 Chevy Impala on March 19 that was to be returned on March 25. At the time of the report, the vehicle has not been returned. The vehicle’s value of $8,000 was provided by the business. State charges of failure to return rental property and stealing of a motor vehicle were being sent to the prosecutor.
12:30 p.m.: Carla C. Blazier, 58, of the 2400 block of West First Street, was issued a summons after a Department of Health and Senior Services employee went on an investigation in the 900 block of Mitchell Drive when she was assaulted by an individual. Sedalia police investigated the incident and determined there had been an altercation. Neither party had injuries but the victim did want to pursue criminal charges. The suspect was issued a citation for assault.
4:52 p.m.: A victim reported her home in the 1000 block of East Broadway Boulevard had been entered without her permission and items were stolen. Items stolen were valued at about $300. Later the same day, the victim contacted a person of interest and one of the items stolen was recovered. An investigation by the SPD determined the suspect to be a juvenile. A juvenile referral is being submitted to the Pettis County Juvenile Office for second-degree burglary and stealing.
5:15 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to a hit-and-run accident in the area of Seventh Street and Grand Avenue. A victim reported a male subject in a black sports car left the scene after colliding with her vehicle. She stated the suspect got out and asked if she was OK, then left heading west on Seventh Street. There are no suspects at the time of the report.
2:28 p.m.: A complainant in the 400 block of East Third Street reported two hunting bows, valued at $450, were stolen from his home. At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.
7:14 p.m.: Officers responded to the 1100 block of East 15th Street for reported harassment. Officers made contact with the victim and were shown Facebook messages that the victim found offensive. The victim wished to pursue charges. Charges were later submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office for first-degree harassment.
9:45 p.m.: Officers at the SPD lobby took a report of a missing person. The subject stated a juvenile ran away from a facility in the 1900 block of South Ingram Avenue. At this time the juvenile has not been located. No foul play is suspected.
10:29 a.m.: Damage to a fire hydrant at East Third Street and South Brown Avenue was reported to the SPD. Investigation revealed a vehicle had struck the hydrant before departing. A records check revealed the operator of a motor vehicle failed to report the accident to the SPD. According to a resident in the area, the accident is alleged to have occurred between 6 and 9 p.m. April 16. The damage to the hydrant is approximately $2,500.
2:02 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 700 block of West Third Street regarding a hit-and-run that occurred overnight. The vehicle, which was parked on the street at around midnight, was seen at 7 a.m. and significant damage was found. There is no suspect information at this time.
12:12 a.m.: Officers responded to the 1200 block of South Park Avenue for a missing person report. Officers made contact with the caller and made a missing person report of a runaway juvenile.
Pettis County Sheriff's Office
10:43 p.m.: Abbie N. Whan, of Versailles, was arrested after deputies conducted a vehicle stop on Highway 50 near Highway O in Smithton for failing to stop at a stop sign and speeding. During the stop, the driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
11:57 a.m.: Deputies took a report of illegal dumping in the area of Highway Y in La Monte, just west of Botts Road.
10:58 p.m.: A deputy was dispatched to the 14000 block of Highway J in Hughesville on a disturbance. On arrival, he made contact with the reporting person who stated a man known to her hit her in the face with his fist. The reporting person stated he then ran out the door.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
10:36 p.m.: Ian M. Pennington, 22, of Calhoun, was arrested in Benton County for felony possession of a controlled substance. He was transported to the Benton County Jail and released.
11:45 a.m.: Travis W. Shoaf, 44, of Overland Park, Kansas, was arrested in Saline County for driving while intoxicated. He was transported to the Saline County Jail and released.
1:00 a.m.: Tony L. Mayes, 44, of Lowell, Indiana, was arrested in Benton County for driving while intoxicated and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway resulting in a crash. He was taken to the Benton County Jail and released.
11:13 p.m.: Mitchell C. Rogers, 26, of Richmond, Virginia, was arrested in Saline County for driving while intoxicated, speeding, and a left lane violation. He was transported to the Saline County Jail and released.
2:36 a.m.: Kayla M. McDonald, 20, of Bates City, was arrested in Johnson County for driving while intoxicated, minor in possession, failure to obey a traffic control device. She was transported to the Warrensburg Police Department and released.
2:43 a.m.: John F. Sykes, 29, of Barnett, arrested in Morgan County for possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, and no seat belt. He was transported to the Morgan County Jail.
3:12 p.m.: Marc N. Radloff, 23, of Lawrence, Kansas, was arrested in Saline County for felony possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana, possession of 11-35 grams marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to the Saline County Jail and released.