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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. 16

11:35 a.m.: Braden Avery Williams, 23, of the 3800 block of Southgate Circle, was arrested after officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of East Broadway Boulevard for a report of a driver chasing another driver. Information was gathered and Williams was later identified with the assistance of the Pettis County Sheriff's Office. He was arrested for harassment to frighten or disturb another person.

Jan. 18

6:34 p.m.: Ashley Nicole Meyrose, 39, of the 2300 block of West Main Street, was issued a summons after officers responded to the 1300 block of East 11th Street for a disturbance. Meyrose had fled the scene, but officers conducted an investigation and were able to identify her. She was issued a citation for destruction of non-city property.

Jan. 19

11:48 a.m.: Suzanna B. Donovan, 63, of the 400 block of East Howard Street, was arrested after officers were dispatched in reference to a domestic disturbance. Donovan was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold pending state charges of third-degree domestic assault.

10:59 p.m.: Nickie E. Smith, 37, of the 1300 block of South Park Avenue, was arrested after officers responded to a disturbance. The victim stated a female, Smith, attempted to get her dog to attack her. Officers made contact with the suspect, who spit on an officer during the arrest. Smith was charged with harassment to frighten or disturb another person and two counts of fourth-degree assault, one on a peace officer.


Jan. 4

3:30 p.m.: A search warrant of a vehicle performed Dec. 23 found a debit card not belonging to the owner. The card owner was contacted at the jail and confirmed the suspect should not have been in possession of the debit card. Charges of stealing are being submitted. No arrest was made due to the suspect already being in the Pettis County Jail on other charges.

Jan. 14

12:17 a.m.: Officers responded to the 1600 block of East Broadway Boulevard for a report of counterfeit money being passed. The suspect fled the scene before the officers arrived. An investigation is being conducted.

Jan. 16

3:48 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 3800 block of South Limit Avenue to investigate a reported theft that had just occurred. The complaint stated a suspect entered the store with another individual and attempted to leave with $15 in plumbing materials. The suspects then left in a burgundy pickup. They have yet to be identified.

Jan. 19

1:10 p.m.: An officer met a victim in the police department lobby who stated earlier in the day, someone known to him asked him to break a $100 bill. The victim gave the suspect change for the note but later learned it was counterfeit. The suspect has not been contacted at this time.

7:17 p.m.: An officer responded to the 800 block of East 13th Street in reference to property damage. The caller stated someone known to them damaged their tire. Two suspects have been identified.

11:34 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 1300 block of South Park Avenue in reference to property damage. The caller said when he returned home from work, he found both his TVs destroyed. He believed another occupant of the residence damaged the property. No arrests have been made, but a request for a charge of property damage has been submitted to the prosecutor.

Pettis County Sheriff's Office


Jan. 19

11:49 a.m.: Philip Larby, of O'Fallon, was arrested and booked on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail after deputies found him slumped over the wheel of a vehicle near Highway HH and Highway 65. Jail personnel found a baggie of methamphetamine in his personal effects, leading to an additional charge of introducing drugs to a jail facility.


Jan. 19

8:03 a.m.: Deputies took a report of theft in the 33000 block of Highway E in Green Ridge.

Missouri State Highway Patrol


Jan. 20

2:27 a.m.: Steven D. Cooper, 39, of Warrensburg, was arrested in Johnson County for driving while intoxicated and failure to affix his license properly. He was transported to the Warrensburg Police Department and released.


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