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Police Reports Sept. 13


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


Sept. 11

4:24 a.m.: Sarita Linda Leon, 61, of the 600 block of South Washington Avenue, was arrested after officers responded to a business in the 1600 block of East Broadway Boulevard in reference to a theft. They made contact with a highly intoxicated female who, when run through dispatch, was confirmed to have a non-expiring trespass from the business. Leon was arrested and released with a municipal citation and a court date.

8:44 a.m.: Sarita L. Leon, 61, was arrested after an officer responded to a business in the 3100 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a report of someone defecating in the parking lot. Contact was made with Leon, who had feces on her shoes. The caller said the suspect’s private areas were exposed during the incident and Leon was arrested, transported to the Pettis County Jail, and placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges of sexual misconduct.

1:48 p.m.: Stella Ray Oetting, 30, of the 300 block of McAnally Court, was arrested after police responded for a physical disturbance. Contact was made with both parties. A primary physical aggressor was determined and Oetting was placed under arrest. While making the arrest, she resisted and kicked officers and had to be restrained further. She was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.

8:25 p.m.: Samuel Harrison Hunton, 19, of the 700 block of McVey Road, was arrested after officers responded to the 300 block of South Ohio Avenue for a domestic disturbance. The victim provided information on the assault and officers requested assistance from the Pettis County Sheriff's Office due to the suspect living outside the city limits. Officers and deputies went to the address, placed Hunton under arrest, and transported him into the Pettis County Jail for a 24-hour hold pending fourth-degree domestic assault and theft charges.

Sept. 12

5:01 a.m.: Francisco M. Pasqual, 20, of the 1700 block of Stewart Avenue, was arrested after a traffic stop for speeding. He did not have a valid license and was issued citations for speeding, no proof of insurance, and operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver's license. Pasqual was released from the scene pending pick up from a licensed driver.


Sept. 11

8:05 a.m.: Officers responded to the 2800 block of Jerome Drive in reference to a previous animal attack. A stray cat, white in color, attacked a resident in the area while they were in their yard. The animal was reported to be friendly normally, however, something changed its behavior on that day. Animal control was advised of the situation and a report was made for documentation.

9:54 a.m.: Officers responded to the 400 block of Welch Court for a theft report. The reporting party said over the weekend, someone stole items from her residence. No suspects were identified.

8:29 p.m.: Officers responded to the 1800 block of South Kentucky Avenue in reference to a hit-and-run accident. Parties identified two vehicles that were damaged when an unknown vehicle struck a parked vehicle, which struck another parked vehicle. The suspect vehicle has not been identified. A report and photographs of the incident were submitted.

8:47 p.m.: Officers responded to the 600 block of East 19th Street in reference to a burglary. A small motorcycle was stolen from a garage but was recovered a short time later. A suspect has not been located.

Missouri State Highway Patrol


Sept. 11

10:41 p.m.: Jack E. Perry, 21, of Windsor, was arrested in Pettis County for driving while intoxicated. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and released.

Compiled by Chris Howell.