This article is compiled from Sedalia Police Department reports:

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop early Monday morning at 3:19 a.m., at 820 South Limit on a vehicle with a defective tail light. Investigation revealed that the driver, 29-year-old Robert D. Anderson of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. Anderson was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked for driving while suspended and failure to maintain financial responsibility, and released.


 

On Sunday around 10:45 p.m., Sedalia Police took a report of a missing person. According to a report, a girl left her residence on foot after a dispute with her brother on Liberty Park Blvd. Law enforcement responded to the scene. Shortly after the original report was taken, the reporting party called back to inform police that the missing girl had returned.


 

On Sunday at 12:46 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no license plate light at Welch and Saline. Investigation revealed that the driver, 24-year-old Madison Leigh Boersma of Sedalia, was driving while intoxicated. Boersma was placed under arrest, taken to a hospital, then on to the Pettis County Jail, pending release to a sober person.


 

On Sunday around 6 p.m., Sedalia Police took a domestic assault report in the SPD lobby. The incident took place earlier in the afternoon. The victim stated that his wife stabbed him with a pair of pliers at their residence on Albert Lee. There was obvious injury to the victim, but he declined medical attention, according to the report. The suspect, identified as 28-year-old Amanda L. Hendzel, was arrested at a separate location for 1st degree domestic assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. Hendzel was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. The case was sent to the prosecutor for review.


 

On Sunday at 2:59 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a physical disturbance between neighbors in the 1700 block of Engineer. Both neighbors gave differing accounts of what happened. Both subjects ultimately decided not to pursue charges. A report was made for documentation purposes.


 

On Saturday morning, Sedalia Police took a theft not in progress report at WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway. The theft occurred April 13. Asset Protection identified the suspect. Charges were submitted to the prosecutor for review.


 

On Sunday morning around 10:20 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to a physical domestic disturbance in the 2500 block of Woodlawn Drive. Officer made contact with two subjects. Investigation resulted in the arrest of 42-year-old Mark J. Payette for 4th degree domestic assault. Payette was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold pending the formal filing of charges.


 

On Sunday at 746 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to Walmart, 3201 W. Broadway, for a trespassing report. An employee recognized a subject entering the store, after the subject was trespassed from the store the previous day for urinating in the parking lot of the business. Officers located the subject inside the store. 55-year-old Judith Leigh Denney was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold for 1st degree trespassing.


 

On Saturday, Sedalia Police responded to a report of two small juveniles crossing the road in traffic in the 200 block of E. 24th. The caller said that the juveniles were unsupervised at the time they crossed the street. Upon officers' arrival, the juveniles had already made it back home. Officers made contact with the mother, and a report was made to the child abuse hotline.


 

On Friday at 12:11 p.m., Sedalia Police took a child abuse report. Police spoke with the reporting party, who said that his son was smacked and choked by the child's mother. A report was completed and a children's division hotline call was made. At the time of the report, charges were not requested.


 

On Friday at 4:35 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a black electric unicycle for careless driving in the 700 block of E. 13th. Further investigation revealed that the subject, was in possession of drug paraphernalia. The driver was given a warning for his driving and the paraphernalia was seized for destruction. No charges were being requested.


 

On Sunday morning, Sedalia Police took a report of a violation of a court order in the 1300 block of E. 5th Street. The victim reported that the suspect contacted her over the phone. There is an active order of protection against the suspect, not named in the report. Charges were submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.


 

On Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a burglary report at 3130 W. 10th Street. The victim said that while she was gone shopping, someone entered her apartment and stole a cell phone and a notebook containing personal information.


 

On Sunday, Sedalia Police took a theft report over the phone. The victim said that someone stole approximately $300 from his room. The suspect was unknown at the time of the report.


 

On Saturday, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3800 Block of South Limit on a Chevrolet passenger car bearing plates that did not belong to the vehicle. Investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of marijuana paraphernalia. The paraphernalia was seized for destruction and no charges were requested.


 

On Saturday at 9:39 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a van at Broadway and Brown after the driver exhibited several indicators of impaired driving, including speeding, failing to maintain his lane and striking the curb. The driver, identified as 33-year-old Pablo Caal Choc of Sedalia, was arrested on a state charge of DWI, and taken to the SPD, then on to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.


 

On Saturday at 10:24 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a subject check near 14th and Stewart. A search of his person revealed a cigarette pack containing several marijuana roaches. The items were seized and entered into evidence for destruction.


 

On Friday at 6:09 p.m., Sedalia Police took an identity theft report in the lobby. The reporting party said she received a letter from a collection agency about an overdue balance on a loan she did not recognize.


 

On Friday at 9:06 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to Econolodge, 3501 W. Broadway, for a found property call. The caller said they found a backpack with miscellaneous tools and other items inside the bag. The bag and its contents were placed into found property.


 

On Friday at 9:31 p.m., Sedalia Police took an assault report in the lobby. A subject stated she was assaulted. After speaking with all parties involved, information was collected and a report was made.


 

On Friday at 6:26 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to 916 South Moniteau for a civil standby. During the course of the standby, a female involved drove up to the residence. The female exhibited signs of drug impairment, and after an investigation, was arrested for DWI Drugs. 30-year-old Candace R. Ditton was also found to be in possession of Cocaine, a powder believed to be Oxycodone, Marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Ditton was taken to a hospital, then on to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Saturday at 2:05 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at Broadway and Garfield on a truck with no tail lights and failing to maintain its lane several times. Investigation determined that the driver, 31-year-old Dominic Michael Hardin of Sedalia, was intoxicated. Hardin was placed under arrest, taken to a hospital, then on to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked for DWI, pending release to a sober person.


 

On Friday at 8:27 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance at Best Western, 3120 South Limit. A male and female were involved in a physical disturbance in the parking lot. Before officers' arrival, the fight had stopped and the subjects separated. Both parties had minor injuries. Both had different stories as to what happened. One was transported by PCAD to Bothwell for treatment because he was having difficulty breathing. Both subjects wanted to pursue charges for assault.


 

On Saturday at 4:08 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 1400 block of South Park reference a violation of a court order. The caller said her husband violated her protection of order, then left the scene. The suspect was identified and charges were sent to the prosecutor for review.


 

On Saturday at 1:43 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance at Wood's Express, 703 E. Broadway, reference two subjects fighting in the parking lot. Investigation revealed it was a mother and adult son who were fighting. After reviewing video footage and interviewing both parties, a primary physical aggressor was determined. The subjects were separated for the time being. A 12-hour log was created.


 

On Friday at 1:15 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to 2505 Anderson Avenue after a subject was observed pulling into the wrong driveway and parking their vehicle with a flat tire. Officers found the subject asleep in the car. The driver, identified as 57-year-old Robert A. McCarrick, Jr., 2507 Anderson, was determined to be intoxicated. McCarrick was transported to the Pettis County Jail. Where he was booked and released for driving while intoxicated.


 

On Friday at 3:11 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to Break Time, 101 Rebar Road, for a theft report. According to the report, the theft occurred at 1:55 a.m. The manager said that a female stole a 24-ounce can of Bud Light, valued at $3.23.The suspect was identified through the rewards card she used to make other charges. She was contacted by phone. A charge of stealing was submitted to the prosecutor.


 

On Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a found property report in the 1200 block of South Ohio. A woman found a bicycle behind her residence. The bike was collected and transported to the SPD, where it was placed in found property.


 

On Saturday at 1:10 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a silver Ford passenger car at 3rd and State Fair Blvd., for a defective passenger side headlight. A computer check through Joint Communications revealed that 29-year-old T C Wright, III, of Sedalia, was suspended out of Missouri. Wright was arrested for driving while suspended, but released on scene with a summons for Municipal Court May 23.


 

On Friday at 11:40 p.m., Sedalia Police took a report of a dog bite at Bothwell Regional Health Center ER. The incident took place in the 2300 block of E. 16th. The victim had minor injuries to his left hand. No prosecution was requested.


 

On Monday, April 11, Sedalia Police took a found property report in the 900 block of W. 16th. It was determined that one bike was swapped for another. A suspect was not located at the time of the report. The bike that was left on the property was taken to the SPD and entered into evidence.


 

On Friday at 1:42 p.m., Sedalia Police took a report of stealing at 520 West Main. The victim said that sometime over the last few days, someone stole three catalytic converters and a propane tank from the property. Total value of the items was set at $790. There were no suspects at the time of the report.


 

On Friday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to Probation & Parole, 205 Thompson, for a wanted man in the lobby. 19-year-old Izaak H. Bartley of Sedalia was wanted on two active warrants – one out of Pettis County, and the other out of Probation & Parole. The warrants were confirmed, and Bartley was transported to the Pettis County Jail. The Pettis County warrant had a $250 bond, while Probation & Parole warrant had no bond.


 

On April 9, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop 3101 W. Broadway. A computer check through Joint Communications revealed that 41-year-old Ramon Alejo Romero of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. Romero was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, pending the filing of state charges.


 

On Wednesday, Sedalia Police took a report from a man in the lobby of the SPD, who said that his rear license plate was stolen. The plate was entered as stolen. The plate was later recovered.


 

On Thursday at 6 p.m., Sedalia Police took a report in the 1800 block of E. 7th. The victim said that several items were stolen from the residence. No suspects were identified at the time of the report.


 

On Friday night around 10 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to 303 South Lamine for a domestic violence call. Investigation determined that the primary aggressor was the female, identified as 32-year-old Tanya J. Brandkamp of Houstonia. She allegedly ingested methamphetamine. Brandkamp was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment. Charges were requested for 3rd degree domestic assault and felony tampering with evidence.


 

On Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police spotted a vehicle near 3rd and Prospect with forged license plates on it. The plates were seized and no charges were requested.


 

On Wednesday at 4:18 p.m., Sedalia Police took an assault report in the lobby. The victim said that the other party poked him in the chest in the 300 block of Bucker Court. A court summons was issued to 61-year-old Larry W. Williams of Buckner Court.


 

On Wednesday around 2:30 p.m., Sedalia Police took a theft report in the lobby. The victim said that someone changed the account information on her pre-paid Visa card so that she could no longer access the money.


 

On Thursday morning, Sedalia Police took a property damage report at Housel Park, 201 East Howard. The suspect pried open the door to the concession stand and took 12 baseballs, which were then discarded and left at the park. There are no suspects.


 

On Thursday, Sedalia Police responded to the 200 block of East 19th
after a wanted subject was observed walking into a home. After speaking to the homeowner, she finally agreed to come out and was then arrested. 33-year-old Amy Rose Wright was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for a charge of stealing leased property with a $1500 cash or surety bond. The other was an FTA warrant out of Cole County for possession of a controlled substance in a jail. There was no bond on that warrant. Wright was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a property damage report in the 600 block of East 10th. The complainant stated he believes his car was damaged by his neighbor, even though there was no evidence to support that claim.


 

On Thursday at 4:19 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a domestic disturbance at 1216 Liberty Park Blvd. Both parties admitted there was a disturbance, but their accounts of what happened differed greatly. Neither were injured in the disturbance. A 12-hour log was entered.


 

On Thursday, Sedalia Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 2800 block of South Stewart. Police met with both parties involved and learned that a juvenile had made threats of bodily harm to his mother. The juvenile had calmed down prior to officer's arrival. A juvenile referral was completed.