Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports for February 17, 2023
This article is compiled from reports issued by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office.
Tuesday afternoon, Pettis County Deputies took a report of a Out of State warrant on Penny L. Collins, 54, of Kansas City. Charges will be submitted for Fugitive from Justice to the Pettis County Prosecutor’s Office.
Late Tuesday night, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of South Ohio Avenue and West 10th Street. The driver was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Shandra Howard, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of West 16th Street and South Vermont Avenue Sunday morning. The vehicle did not have any license plates. A passenger in the vehicle, David H. Wirtz, 55, of Sedalia, was found to have an active warrant for his arrest from Lafayette County. Wirtz was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail. There, Wirtz was booked in on his Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle and Failure to Wear a Seat Belt. Total bond was set at $159.00 cash only.
Saturday evening, Deputies responded to the area of Highway M and East 28th Street in reference to a traffic complaint. The reporting party stated that the vehicle was travelling northbound in the southbound lanes. Deputies located the vehicle abandoned in the roadway at 10th and Monroe. The driver was located nearby. Maria Del Socorro Lowe, 41, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest. Lowe was transported to the Pettis County Jal where she was booked and released pending a charge of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a Valid License.
On the afternoon of February 9th, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Maltsbarger Road in Pettis County on a white Dodge pickup because it had no front or back license plates. During the stop, the passenger was identified as Stewart A. Dennis, 43, of Sedalia. Dennis was arrested on an active Pettis County warrant on charges of felony Driving While Intoxicated (Persistent Offender), and Driving While Revoked. Bond was set at $7,500 cash or surety.
Wednesday afternoon, Deputies towed a vehicle that was abandoned on Front Street in La Monte. The vehicle was abandoned sometime Monday morning.