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
6:47 a.m.: Jesika R. Bartlett, 30, of the 1700 block of McVey Road, was arrested after officers observed a vehicle with expired plates eastbound on East Broadway from South Engineer Avenue. Officers stopped the vehicle and talked with the driver. The license plate was expired and the driver had a suspended license as well. Bartlett was transported to the SPD, issued a ticket, fingerprinted, and released pending charges of driving without a license.
6:58 a.m.: Seth R. Borque, 32, of the 1700 block of South Lamine Avenue, was arrested after a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Ohio Avenue. The driver was found to have no operator's license and was arrested at the scene. He was booked and released.
9:29 a.m.: Wesley T. Kern, 30, of the 300 block of South Hancock Avenue, was arrested after an officer responded to a domestic disturbance. Kern was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail and booked for 24-hours pending charges of third-degree domestic assault.
1:06 p.m.: Michael Scott Anderson, 39, of the 500 block of South Grand Avenue, was arrested after a traffic stop near South Grand Avenue and West Eighth Street because the registered owner's license was known to be suspended. He was arrested, transported to the police department and issued a City ticket for driving with a suspended license.
12:06 a.m.: Juan Fernando Linares, 35, of the 200 block of East 25th Street, was arrested after a traffic stop for a vehicle with no front license plate on Thompson Boulevard near West Broadway Boulevard. The driver was intoxicated and was arrested, transported to the Sedalia Police Department, breathalyzed, transported to the Pettis County jail, and placed on a 12-hour protective custody hold. A request for a charge of driving while intoxicated - prior offender has been submitted to the prosecutor.
1:22 a.m.: Aleksey N. Ryakmyatullov, 25, of the 1600 block of 18th Street, was arrested after an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a motorcycle that was not displaying a registration plate. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver accelerated and failed to yield. The vehicle was later located by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office and the driver was arrested following another pursuit. A request for charges of driving with a revoked license, careless and imprudent driving, and resisting arrest was submitted to the prosecutor.
3:12 p.m.: Thomas L. Wiggers, 63, of the 1600 block of East Ninth Street, was issued a summons after an officer responded to the Walmart parking lot for a private property accident. The vehicles had since relocated to a private residence where an investigation took place. It was discovered one of the drivers had a revoked license and did not maintain insurance. Wiggers was issued a municipal citation for driving while revoked and no proof of insurance.
9:25 a.m.: Brooke Ashley Adams, 32, of the 300 block of McAnally Street, was arrested after a traffic stop near West Main Street and South Park Avenue. The driver of the car was the owner and her license was suspended. She was arrested, taken to the police department, and released with a City ticket for driving with a suspended license.
12:13 a.m.: Domingo Sis Castro, 26, of the 900 block of East Fifth Street, was arrested after an officer observed a vehicle swerving back and forth on West Broadway Boulevard. A traffic stop was performed and it was determined the driver was intoxicated. He was arrested, transported to the SPD, breathalyzed, issued a uniform traffic ticket and released to a sober driver.
1:57 p.m.: Carl E. Johnson, 61, of Sedalia, was arrested after an officer was dispatched to Casey's, 3050 South Limit Avenue, in reference to a theft. The caller said she had set her money on the counter and left without picking it up. When she returned a few moments later the money was gone. A suspect was identified and later arrested. A request for the charges of stealing was submitted to the prosecutor.
12:49 p.m.: Officers responded to the 2100 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a report of fraud. A member of a local real estate agency reported that an unknown subject attempted to scam her business out of money.
4:35 p.m.: An officer responded to the area of Main Street and Missouri Avenue for an assault. The victim said someone passing by threw a fast-food cup at her that spilled the soda on her. She wished to pursue charges.
12:44 p.m.: An officer responded to the 700 block of North Grand Avenue in reference to a theft. The resident produced bank statements reflecting several fraudulent charges on her bank account. At the time of the report, there is a suspect but they have not been contacted.
4:59 p.m.: An officer took a report in the police department lobby about a rock thrown through the window of a business in the 700 block of East Broadway Boulevard. The caller was able to provide video footage of the suspect
8:29 p.m.: Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of East Third Street and Mill Road for a traffic violation. The driver was found in possession of contraband and was released from the scene. The contraband was transported to the SPD to be destroyed.
4:12 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 3600 block of South Limit Avenue for a report of a vehicle alarm. The caller stated a male subject was seen leaving the area. The officer found no one in the area but did discover the vehicle had a window broken and someone had attempted to steal it. There are no suspects.
5:54 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 700 block of West Third Street for a report of an assault. The victim stated that a known suspect broke into her house and hit her in the head with a large piece of wood. She had a noticeable injury to her head and charges of second-degree assault and first-degree burglary are being sought.
11:09 a.m.: An officer was dispatched on a theft report in the 500 block of East Second Street. The victim said a Next brand little girl's bike was stolen from their yard.
5:59 p.m.: Officers responded to Bothwell Regional Health Center in reference to a kidnapping. The victim stated that a white Hispanic male tried to grab her and force her into a vehicle in the 600 block of East 14th Street. The victim was able to get away and get to Bothwell. A report was taken at the hospital.
Pettis County Sheriff's Office
11:34 a.m.: Brandon Williams, of Sedalia, was issued a summons after deputies conducted a vehicle stop near the intersection of Highway 65 and Highway F. After a probable cause search of the vehicle due to the odor of marijuana, the driver was issued a summons for possession of marijuana - 10 grams or less.
2:51 p.m.: Deputies recovered a stolen vehicle from the 27000 block of Griessen Road in Pettis County. The vehicle was found abandoned in a field at the back of a property. There were no leads at the time.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
7:48 p.m.: Henry G. Thigpen, 30, of Chicago, Illinois, was arrested in Saline County for felony possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was processed and released.
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