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Police Reports Jan. 21


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


Jan. 19

12:35 a.m.: Elizabeth Laine Scheider, 23, of the 600 block of East Ninth Street, was arrested after a traffic stop on Lamine Avenue and Seventh Street for signs of impairment including driving on the wrong side of the road. Scheider was intoxicated, had a suspended license, and a Phelps County warrant. She was arrested, taken to the SPD, the hospital, and Pettis County Jail, where she was booked on a 12-hour protective custody hold pending state charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license. 

12:07 p.m.: Jesus Ubaldo Quetzecua, 25, of the 1100 block of East 11th Street, was arrested after a traffic stop at East 24th Street and South Ingram Avenue because the registered owner’s driver’s license was suspended. He was arrested, transported to the police department, and released with a municipal ticket for driving with a suspended license. 

10:39 p.m.: Malachi Quamayne Eugene Sims, 20, of the 2400 block of West Main Street, was arrested after officers were called in reference to a disturbance. Yelling was heard coming from inside the residence. The officer knocked, yelling continued, and the residence was entered. Sims was determined to be the primary physical aggressor. He was arrested, transported to the Pettis County Jail, and placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges of resisting arrest and second-degree domestic assault. 


Jan. 19

7:31 a.m.: Officers found a set of rosary beads on the front counter of records in the police department lobby. A note with the beads and said they were taken by accident and the writer wanted to return them to the owner. The owner has no address listed and has been considered homeless in Sedalia. No phone number was associated with the owner. The rosary was collected and placed into evidence as found property. 

12:59 p.m.: An officer responded to a theft that occurred near the 700 block of North Osage Avenue. The victim believed someone had stolen her necklace from her residence and wished to pursue charges.

1:40 p.m.: An officer took a report in the SPD lobby from a victim who said she bought a vehicle but was given the incorrect title. A state charge of possession of an open title was submitted to the Pettis County prosecutor's office on the suspect.

Pettis County Sheriff's Office


Jan. 18

6:59 p.m.: Laurie Hillman, the 200 block of South Main Street in La Monte was taken into custody for endangering the welfare of a child after a deputy was dispatched to the 100 block of West Olive Street in La Monte for a report of a child being injured. The reporting person said she saw the victim walking west on Olive Street toward her residence. She made contact with the child and asked if his parents knew he was out after dark. She noticed the child had a cut on his face and the child told her a woman known to him threw something at him and hit him on the face. Hillman is being held pending the filing of charges. 


Jan. 19

10 p.m.: Deputies took a report from the 16000 block of Highway Y for property damage to crops in a field.

Missouri State Highway Patrol


Jan. 19

12:55 p.m.: Justin Aman, 40, of Columbia, was arrested in Pettis County for a felony warrant from the Board of Probation and Parole, a felony warrant from the Boone County Sheriff's Department, a misdemeanor warrant from the Pettis County Sheriff's Department, and for driving with a revoked driver’s license. He was transported to the Pettis County Sheriff's Office and held with no bond. 

5:46 p.m.: Debra K. Malott, 55, of Camdenton, was arrested in Morgan County for driving while intoxicated. She was released to a sober driver.

Jan. 20

3:52 a.m.: Christopher A. Willis, 31, of Joplin, was arrested in Johnson County for driving while intoxicated and no insurance. He was transported to the Johnson County Jail and placed on a 12-hour hold. 


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