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
5:14 p.m.: Rene Perez, 42, of the 500 block of Wilkerson Avenue, was arrested in the 200 block of Missouri Avenue for not having an operator’s or chauffeur’s license. Officers responded to the 200 block of Missouri Avenue regarding a juvenile on a bicycle being struck by a vehicle. Officers identified the driver, and in the course of the investigation, Perez was found not to have an operator’s license. The driver was transported to the SPD, where he was booked and later released with a summons. The juvenile was transported to the hospital by EMS with injuries to the right arm.
9:19 p.m.: Deanna M. Atkinson, 30, was arrested for driving while her license was suspended/revoked and a warrant. Officers conducted a traffic stop at a business located in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. A check through dispatch showed the driver had an active no-bond warrant from Benton County; she also had a suspended driver’s license. Atkinson was issued a summons and transported to the Pettis County Jail and booked on a felony warrant charge.
1:02 a.m.: George J. Nieters, 51, of Hughesville, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding 59 mph in a 45-mph zone. After investigation, the driver was transported to the SPD for processing. Nieters was later released to a sober person.
7:07 p.m.: Jeremy E. Pointer, 42, of the 1300 block of Montgomery Circle, was arrested for shoplifting/stealing and tampering with physical evidence at a business in the 700 block of East Broadway Boulevard. A vehicle matching the suspect’s description was located in the 1000 block of East 13th Street. The suspect tried to hide the items he stole on the property. The items were recovered and returned to the business and Pointer was transported to the Pettis County Jail.
9:44 p.m.: Melissa L. Barker, 44, of the 1500 block of South Ingram Avenue, was arrested for driving while intoxicated at East Third Street and South Lamine Avenue. Officers responded to the 300 block of South Lamine in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. Officers made contact with the victim, who was breathing but unresponsive. The victim was transported by EMS. The driver was transported to the SPD, where she refused to provide a breath sample. A blood draw was done and Barker was booked into the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.
8:48 p.m.: Carla V. Scott, 54, of the 2600 block of Brandon Avenue, was arrested at Brandon Avenue and Plaza Avenue for driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to the 300 block of South Limit Avenue in reference to a reckless driver. The driver was found to be intoxicated and transported to the SPD, where she refused to provide a breath sample. A blood draw was completed and Scott was booked into the Pettis County Jail for DWI.
8:53 p.m.: Noah J. Mitchell, 44, of the 400 block of East 13th Street, was arrested for third-degree domestic assault at his residence. Officers were dispatched to the residence in reference to a physical domestic. Contact was made with all parties. The victim had visible injuries and claimed the suspect had assaulted her. The suspect did not have any visible injuries and was determined to be the primary physical aggressor. The suspect was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.
3:13 a.m.: Adonis J. Mason, 26, of the 1000 block of East 16th Street, was arrested for driving with his license suspended and revoked in the 1600 block of East Broadway Boulevard. Sedalia Police stopped Mason’s vehicle for a license violation. He was issued a citation.
9:57 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a business in the 1600 block of Broadway Boulevard in reference to a customer trying to pass a forged $50 bill. Officers watched video footage of the suspect and collected the forged bill.
12:45 a.m.: Julianna Gigi Reid, 35, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of dangerous drugs, driving while suspended/revoked, and tampering with physical evidence. An officer was dispatched to a business in the 700 block of West 16th Street in reference to a vehicle check. When the officer arrived, he located a blue Jeep Cherokee at the gas pumps that was reported to be there for two hours. Contact was made with the subject and after further investigation, Reid was taken into custody. She was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.
1:58 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of East 13th Street in reference to a runaway juvenile. Officers spoke to the juvenile’s mother, who said her son ran off and did not return. The juvenile was entered as a missing person/runaway.
3:22 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of North Moniteau Avenue in reference to a 911 call. The caller stated her son was intoxicated and assaulted her daughter. The victim wanted to pursue charges. Charges are being submitted to the state prosecutor’s office for fourth-degree domestic.
8:35 a.m.: Officers responded to a church in the 400 block of West Third Street for a report of a burglary. The contact reported that when they opened at 7:30 a.m., they found someone had entered the church and discovered that items were damaged and stolen. The combined value of the items and damage is $510. Photos were taken of the scene and attached to the report. There are no suspects at this time.
9:18 a.m.: Officers responded to a business in the 700 block of East Broadway Boulevard in reference to a forgery. Camera footage is available from the incident and the investigation continues.
6:01 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of East 24th Street in reference to a child being molested. Officers spoke with the complainant, who said a man known to him molested an 11-year-old girl. A report was made to Child Safe of Central Missouri and a call was made to the Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline.
3:41 a.m. Officers responded to a business in the 3000 block of Erica Avenue in reference to a theft. Officers spoke with the reporting party, who stated the business’ truck was broken into. It is currently unknown what was stolen and no suspects have been identified at the time.
Pettis County Sheriff’s Office
8:22 p.m.: The K-9 Unit conducted a traffic stop at Ninth Street and U.S. Highway 65. During the stop, the driver Ezra Greene, of Sedalia, was found operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. Deputies released Greene from the stop and will be submitting charges to the Pettis County Prosecutor’s Office.
Deputies recognized a subject riding his bicycle near Broadway Boulevard and 12th Street. The subject, identified as Carlos Staten, had several active felony warrants for his arrest. Deputies attempted to stop Staten, who fled on his bicycle at a low rate of speed. A short pursuit resulted in the apprehension of Staten without further incident. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges.
12;24 p.m.: Deputies were dispatched to the 2800 block of South Ingram Avenue in reference to prescription medication being taken from a locked mailbox. At this time, there are no suspects.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
3:08 p.m.: James S. Dowling, 54, of Moscow Mills, was arrested in Morgan County for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana of 10 grams or less. He was processed and released on the scene.
3:08 p.m.: Haley M. Masson, 24, of Pacific, was arrested in Morgan County for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana of 10 grams or less. She was processed and released on the scene.
9:06 p.m.: David W. Burnett, 45, of Tipton, was arrested in Moniteau County for driving while intoxicated-death of another. He was released for medical care.
12:03 a.m.: Elisha Kalamba, 24, of Kansas City, Kansas, was arrested in Saline County for driving while intoxicated and excessive speed. He was transported to the Saline County Jail and placed on a 12-hour hold.
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