This article is compiled from reports issued by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday afternoon, Deputies were dispatched to a structure fire in the 3800 block of South Gate Drive. Upon arrival, Deputies located a small shed fire in the backyard. The fire had spread to the backyard of a neighboring residence. A report was taken for property damage.


Deputies responded to the 100 block of East 16th Street Thursday morning in reference to a possible male with a warrant. Subsequently, Joseph Luera, 44, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest for a felony warrant on charges of Tampering With a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree. Luera was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked on the warrant.


Early Thursday morning, the Pettis County K9 Unit was conducting an area check of the Temp Stop, 4575 South Limit Avenue, in Sedalia. While patrolling the area, they observed a subject familiar to them. The subject was identified as Thomas Church. Pettis County Joint Communication advised that Church had an active Failure To Appear warrant on charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway Without a License and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility. During the arrest, Church was found to be in possession of a firearm along with a crystal substance. Church was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.


Wednesday morning, Deputies were dispatched to the Sounds of Calvary Church, Highway BB and Major Road, in reference to property damage. One of the windows had been damaged and several items within the church had been displaced. The property damage had occurred some time during the week between February 20th and March 2nd. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the PCSO at 660-827-0052 or the PCJCC at 660-826-8100.


Pettis County Deputies were dispatched to the area of Highway E and Morgan Road Wednesday morning for a report of a single vehicle accident. The driver, Konie Dollard of Windsor, was transported by ambulance for minor injuries.


Tuesday evening, Deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of West Pine Street in La Monte for a report of property damage. Upon arrival, Deputies met with Terry Drum. Drum stated she was the owner of a storage building. Earlier that day, someone had spray painted graffiti on the south side of the storage unit.


Deputies took a report of a missing and possibly suicidal adult in the 21000 block of Saline Street in Georgetown on Sunday. After an extensive search of the county, the individual was found safe and reported no suicidal intentions.


Tuesday morning, Deputies were dispatched to the Pettis County Courthouse, 415 South Ohio, in reference to a subject check. Deputies made contact with Erin Lynn Dilthey. Dilthey had an active Pettis County warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Dilthey was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail for processing.


Monday morning, a subject, who was unnamed in the report, came to the Pettis County Sheriff's Office with two warrants for their arrest. The subject was arrested and taken to the PCJ for processing.


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