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Police Reports Feb. 4


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


Feb. 3

2:00 a.m.: Morgan R. Hawkins, 24, of Kansas City, was arrested after officers were dispatched to a burglary in progress in the 1900 block of South Harrison Avenue. The victim reported a subject was forcing entry into the front door of the residence. Officers arrived and located Hawkins exiting the front door. She told officers she did not reside at the residence but was known to the resident. She had an open knife on her person and was detained. Further investigation revealed the suspect unlawfully entered the residence and assaulted the resident. During the incident, the suspect presented a knife in a threatening manner. Hawkins was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges of first-degree burglary, domestic assault, and armed criminal action.


Jan. 29

4:43 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the SPD lobby in reference to a general information report. The reporting party said they loaned their vehicle to someone in the 2600 block of North Woodlawn Drive and it was returned damaged. The incident was documented with a general information report.

Feb. 1

4:27 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 3100 block of West Broadway Boulevard in reference to a theft report. The victim said he lost his wallet in the store and it was not turned in anywhere.

Feb. 2

9:53 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 4400 block of Wisconsin Avenue in reference to a forgery report. Someone came into the store and paid with a counterfeit $100 bill.

11:12 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 800 block of Thompson Boulevard regarding a theft report. A suspect entered the store, put merchandise underneath their clothing, and ran out without paying.

12:27 p.m.: An officer took a theft report in the police station lobby regarding a bad check for services in the 700 block of Winchester Drive.

1:12 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard in reference to a forgery report. Two suspects came into the store and used counterfeit $100 bills to pay for items and get cash back.

7:43 p.m.: An officer responded to the police department lobby in reference to lost property. The subject said they left their purse outside in the 200 block of South Moniteau Avenue and when they came back, it was gone. There are no suspects.

Feb. 3

2:05 a.m.: Sedalia police officers were dispatched to Liberty Park, 1500 W. Third St., for a report of a dog that had fallen through the ice. Just after officers arrived, the dog slipped under the ice and though Sedalia Fire Department personnel deployed their water rescue team, the dog drowned. The owner has not yet been identified.

2:31 a.m.: Sedalia officers, Sedalia Fire personnel, and Pettis County Ambulance District personnel were dispatched to the 500 block of East Fourth Street in reference to a possible overdose. Information provided stated the victim was not breathing or conscious. Officers arrived and found the caller, who stated they had administered Narcan and performed CPR on the victim before their arrival. The victim was not initially responsive, and did not appear to be breathing. He was placed on the floor and officers admitted a dose of Narcan nasally. The victim became responsive and was able to speak with officers, admitting to ingesting pills, causing the overdose. He was eventually transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD for further evaluation.

Pettis County Sheriff's Office


Feb. 2

1:49 a.m.: Garry Brunner, 37, of Warsaw, was arrested after deputies responded to the southern end of the county on U.S. Highway 65 to assist Benton County deputies who were in pursuit of a white Dodge Charger. The driver was known by Benton County deputies to have parole violation warrants and to have removed his ankle monitor. He was also throwing narcotics from the vehicle, which entered Pettis County in excess of 120 mph. Deputies were able to deploy Stop Sticks multiple times as he fled north from Benton County and joined the pursuit as it continued through Sedalia city limits. The vehicle eventually came to a stop near U.S. 65 and Swope Road due to being disabled by a missing tire. Brunner was taken into custody without further incident. Deputies located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. He was transported back to Benton County by Benton County deputies.


Feb. 2

10:14 a.m.: Deputies were given a lost wallet that was found on West Broadway Boulevard near Walmart. They were unable to contact the owner as they reside outside Pettis County and there are no records of them in the system. If you are missing a wallet you may have lost near Walmart, contact the Sheriff's office.

Missouri State Highway Patrol


Feb. 2

10:03 p.m.: Gary L. Perfater, 38, of Windsor, was arrested in Henry County for driving while intoxicated and speeding. He was transported to the Henry County Jail and released.

6:02 p.m.: Ty J. Bradley, 52, of Belton, was arrested in Saline County for driving while intoxicated, failure to signal, and speeding. He was transported to the Saline County Jail and released.


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