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
12:14 a.m.: Diane V. Gorpinich, 22, of the 3900 Block of South New York Avenue, was arrested after a traffic stop at Main Street and South Osage Avenue for driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana, and a failure to appear warrant. She was transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was booked and released.
2:20 a.m.: Jerome J. Diekmann, 30, of the 2600 block of East 16th Street, was arrested after a traffic stop in the area of East Seventh Street and South Lamine Avenue for disobeying a stop sign. It was determined the driver was intoxicated and he was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, a hospital, and then the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 12-hour protective custody hold pending state charges of driving while intoxicated, running a stop sign, and no proof of insurance.
1:30 p.m.: Natalie D. Sams, 40, of Warrensburg, was arrested after a traffic stop at South Grand Avenue and West Fifth Street. The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated and improper lane usage. She was transported to the police department where she was processed and released.
7:17 p.m.: Anthony Lamar Melton, 33, of the 500 block of West Seventh Street, was arrested after being observed driving with a revoked license near West Pettis Street and North Moniteau Avenue. The officer recognized the suspect, who was verified to have a revoked driving status. He was placed under arrest for driving while revoked and transported to the Pettis County Jail.
8:26 p.m.: Rockney Ray Turley, 48, of the 1100 block of South State Fair Boulevard, was arrested after a traffic stop near East 16th Street and South Engineer Avenue for failure to maintain the right half of the roadway. It was determined that the driver was intoxicated and he was placed under arrest and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, a hospital, and then the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24-hour hold for felony driving while intoxicated, no proof of insurance, and failure to keep on the right half of the roadway.
11:16 p.m.: Clarissa J Holman, 34, of the 300 block of South Hancock Avenue, was arrested after officers responded for an assault. Investigation showed a window was broken using an object in an attempt to gain entry to the garage and cause physical harm to a victim. Holman was placed under arrest for third-degree domestic assault and second-degree property damage. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.
2:08 a.m.: Liborio Ubaldo Herrera, 38, of Sedalia, was arrested after a vehicle stop in the area of West 14th Street and South Grand Avenue for a moving violation. The driver fled and a pursuit ensued where he was captured. Herrera provided false identification, and after an investigation was found to be intoxicated by drugs and alcohol, in possession of marijuana, and had his license revoked. He was transported to a hospital and then to the Pettis County Jail. He had methamphetamine concealed in his sock and was placed on a 24-hour hold pending state charges of driving while intoxicated, felony resisting arrest, possession of methamphetamine, introduction of a controlled substance into the county jail, identity theft, and driving with a suspended license.
8:34 a.m.: Officers responded to the 1600 block of South Engineer Avenue in reference to a disturbance. It was determined that two relatives got into an argument after one of them came into a residence without permission. The other then chased them out and threw an object at their vehicle causing approximately $800 worth of damage. Charges are being requested for first-degree property damage.
1:29 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 3000 block of West Broadway Boulevard in reference to counterfeit bills that had been passed at businesses. It was determined at least two males have been working in unison to pass counterfeit bills at multiple businesses on the west side of Sedalia.
4:44 p.m.: Officers took a report of a theft that occurred in the parking lot of a business in the 3800 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The victim reported around 30 sheets of metal siding were stolen from their trailer while they were inside the store. The value of the items taken was estimated at $760. No suspects have been identified.
6:53 a.m.: An officer spoke with a victim in reference to a theft. The victim stated $1,672.21 was taken from her account without her consent.
8:52 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of East Fourth Street for a report of a stolen vehicle that occurred in the area of West 20th Street and South Limit Avenue. The complainant stated that between 10 and 11 p.m. Thursday a man wearing a hoodie and a mask waved the complainant down and stole his vehicle at gunpoint. The vehicle was recovered by Pettis County deputies after a pursuit shortly after. The officer contacted the complainant and informed him that the vehicle and items inside were recovered. There are no suspects at this time.
6:16 p.m.: Officers responded to the 300 block of Broadway Boulevard for a report of a disturbance. One of the parties had left the scene prior to arrival. The victim was located and reported that a male known to her had thrown her to the ground during an argument about a child’s custody. The victim had minor injuries that were treated. The suspect could not be located and a charge of third-degree domestic assault has been requested through the prosecutor's office.
6:56 p.m.: Officers responded to the 1900 block of South Ingram Avenue for a reported overdose. Officers, fire personnel and EMS treated the patient who was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for further treatment.
7:31 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Buckner Court for a disturbance. An assault had occurred. Suspect info was collected for a state charge of third-degree domestic assault, which is being requested from the prosecutor.
5:35 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 100 block of Rebar Road for a counterfeit $100 bill that had been passed at the store. The suspect made a small purchase and was able to get cash back.
7:11 a.m.: Police responded to the 1000 block of South Marshall Avenue and brought a child to the SPD. The family was contacted and the child was later returned to their home.
11:10 a.m.: Officers responded to a business in the 3000 block of Clinton Road in reference to a theft that occurred from a storage unit. The estimated value of the items was approximately $17,993. No suspects have been identified at this time.
2 p.m.: An officer responded to the SPD lobby for a property damage report. The victim reported that a person known to her damaged her vehicle with a brick. The victim wished to pursue charges for property damage. No contact has been made with the suspect.
2:53 p.m.: An officer responded to a business in the 2100 block of East Broadway Boulevard in reference to property damage. The complainant stated that overnight the driver-side window on a 2008 Ford Escape was damaged.
3:44 p.m.: Police took a report of a runaway in a 1900 block of South Missouri Avenue. The missing person was located a short time later.
7:31 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a business in the 4400 block of Wisconsin Avenue in reference to a theft. Two females were seen acting suspiciously near high-theft items and concealing a knife and other merchandise. When confronted at the registers they denied stealing and left quickly in a van.
1 p.m.: Police took a burglary report in the 1100 block of South Harding Avenue. The victim stated someone broke into their residence and stole two televisions and damaged her property.
3:17 p.m.: Officers took a report of a stolen phone in the 1700 block of South Ohio Avenue. The value of the phone was estimated at $259. No suspects have been located.
Pettis County Sheriff's Office
2:54 p.m.: Deputies were dispatched to the 5400 block of South Limit Avenue for a report of a stolen recreational vehicle.
8:52 a.m.: Deputies were dispatched to a business in the 200 block of North Main Street in Green Ridge for a report of theft from a motor vehicle.
2:50 p.m.: Pettis County deputies took a report of identity theft from the 2700 block of Rosebud Circle.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
10:54 p.m.: Francisco Quetzecua, 23, of Sedalia, was arrested in Pettis County for driving while intoxicated. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and released.
10:54 p.m.: Irby H. Jordan, 30, of Concordia, was arrested in Johnson County for driving while intoxicated and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway. He was released.
1:54 a.m.: Caylie C. Cauthon, 22, of Warsaw, was arrested in Pettis County for driving while intoxicated. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and released.
2:41 p.m.: Donald R. Belt, 47, of Fortuna, was arrested in Moniteau County for driving while intoxicated - prior offender and operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner. He was transported to the Moniteau County Jail.
3:52 p.m.: Dawn R. Pinkleton, 53, of Sedalia, was arrested in Johnson County for driving while intoxicated with a person under 17-years-old and speeding. She was released to Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg.
4:54 p.m.: Jordyon J. Maxie, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, and a misdemeanor Saline County warrant. He was transported to the Saline County Jail and released.
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