Sedalia Police Reports for August 18, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
In the early morning hours of August 13th, Officers responded to the 800 block of West 6th Street in reference to a hit and run accident. Witnesses stated a truck rear ended a parked car and left the scene. There is no suspect information at this time.
Officers responded to the 1200 block of East 18th Street for a report of children entering parked vehicles Monday morning. On arrival, it was determined the children were three and four years old. Contact was made with a subject who was babysitting, and additional contact was made with the children's parents. A Children's Division hotline has been made for lack of supervision.
Monday afternoon, Officers performed a traffic stop on a white Mazda truck with expired plates. Contact was made with the driver, Thomas D. Church, 38, of Sedalia. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed him to have no operator's status. Church was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Church was issued a citation for No Operator's Status and Expired Registration. He was given a court date and released.
Sedalia Police took a report from Charlene Coke in the lobby of the Sedalia Police Department in regards to a possible vehicle stolen from the 200 block of East 19th. While investigating the incident, the vehicle was returned. No charges are being requested at this time.
Late Monday night, a car was stopped in the area of South Beacon Avenue and West Broadway Boulevard. The car had significant front end damage, a flat tire, and was dragging a bumper that was throwing sparks. During contact, the female brandished a knife, held it to her throat, and then threatened suicide. The female was safely removed from the knife and taken into custody. After an investigation, it was determined that she had crashed into a pole in the area of the Lowe's store, 3811 West Broadway, resulting in the injury of the occupant and left the scene. Desiree Lynn Willis, 21, Homeless, was transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters, and then to the hospital, where she was released into the care of hospital personnel. State charges are being sought for felony Driving While Intoxicated (Recklessly Caused Injury to Another).
Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a red Honda passenger car, as the registered owner showed a suspended license. Additionally, the vehicle made an improper turn from South Missouri Avenue onto West Broadway Boulevard. Officers performed a traffic stop in the area of West Broadway Boulevard and South Harrison Avenue. Officers spoke to the driver, then performed a computer check through Dispatch. It was confirmed the driver's license status was suspended. Salomon Romero, 57, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released pending charges of Driving While Suspended.
An Officer made contact with a subject who was sleeping in front Yeager's Cycle Sales in the 3000 block of South Limit Avenue Tuesday morning. While checking the area, the Officers located numerous construction tools that are believed to be stolen. The items were collected and placed into evidence holding as found property.
Tuesday morning, Officers took a report from Christina Jones of possible identity theft in the lobby of the Police Department. Jones reported that subjects had used their information to acquire internet and television services. Jones received a bill for approximately $474. The suspects have not been located at this time.
Sedalia Police responded to the 300 block of South Ohio Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance Tuesday morning. The disturbance was in reference to a subject being choked. The suspect was reported to have ran away from the residence prior to Officer's arrival. The victim had red marks on their neck from the incident, but refused medical treatment. The suspect was located a short time later near the area of East 3rd Street and Thompson Avenue. Kyle Patrick Moriarity, 30, of Edwards Missouri, was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree.
Tuesday morning, Cassie Desmond came to the Sedalia Police Headquarters to make a theft report. Desmond reported that a dark green men's Huffy Mountain Bike had been taken from the residence in the 1000 block of South Arlington Avenue.
Officers responded to the 3000 block of South Park Avenue for a burglary report Tuesday morning. On arrival, Officers met with Joshua Z. Zaremba, who stated multiple power tools had been stolen from a construction site overnight. The total value of the tools was reported as $2,306. At the time of the call, a suspect had not been determined.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1500 block of South Vermont for a vehicle theft report. On arrival, Officers met with Seth A. Farr, who stated his black Honda Civic was stolen from the front of the residence. After investigation, it was discovered it was located and had been towed by the Highway Patrol in Moniteau County. At the time of the report, the suspect is unknown.
Sedalia Police responded to the Motel 6, 3402 West Broadway Boulevard, for an unknown call Tuesday afternoon. Upon arriving, it was determined to be a physical domestic disturbance. Both parties had minor injuries. No primary physical aggressor was determined, and a 12 hour log was entered.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of West 5th Street to check the well being of a small child that had left the residence. The child was located at a neighboring residence. A hotline will be completed to the MO Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline.
Tuesday evening, Officers initiated a traffic stop at West Main Street and Industrial Road. During the investigation, the driver was found to have a suspended driver's license. Ezequiel R. Colon, 51, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended. Colon was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he was fingerprinted and released with a citation.
Officers responded to the 1500 block of South Mildred Avenue for a theft report Tuesday evening. When Officers arrived, they spoke to Nicole Marie Cramer, who stated her daughter's bike was stolen between Monday evening and Tuesday evening. There are no suspects at the time of the report.
Early Wednesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the area of West 13th Street and South Ohio Avenue for possible gunshots. Officers were able to locate shell casings, indicating a firearm was used. The intention of the shooting at the time of the report is unknown.
Wednesday morning, Officers responded to the 1800 block of East 7th Street for a disturbance. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Christopher D. Cowles. Cowles stated that the other subject had left. However, after searching the area, the other subject could not be located. Shortly after, Cowles called back and stated that the second subject was outside his residence and headed towards the Casey's store. Officers made contact with Amy L. Radford. After completing an investigation, a 12 hour domestic log was started. After speaking with Radford about the prior incident, Officers ran her information through Dispatch. Dispatch advised Radford had a no bond warrant out of Probation and Parole District on original charges of Burglary in the 2nd Degree. Radford was placed under arrest for her warrant and transported to the Pettis County Jail for processing.