Police arrested an 18-year-old Sedalia resident on multiple charges after responding to a report of trespassing in the 900 block of W. 6th St.

According to a police report, officers were told on August 27 by a caller that two people appeared to be trying to get into a vacant house. Police say a man took off running when officers arrived, but was placed under arrest after a pursuit. Police say the suspect tossed a book bag behind a house during the pursuit, and inside the bag officers discovered marijuana. methamphetamine, and a pipe.

Police arrested Richard Danforth Bartlett on charges including trespassing, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and tampering with physical evidence.

Pettis County Jail
Pettis County Jail

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