Sedalia Police Reports For July 21, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Officers responded to the 400 block of West 10th Street in reference to two possibly intoxicated subjects that might have been fighting Tuesday night. A highly intoxicated subject was located and not able to care for himself. Officers had concerns about a possible overdose. While waiting on an ambulance, the subject became aggressive, and assaulted law enforcement. When Officers attempted to place him into protective custody, he resisted. Connor K. Ralston, 21, of Sedalia, was ultimately placed into protective custody and transported by PCAD to a hospital. Ralston was released to the care of the hospital and charges are not being sought at the time of the report.
Tuesday night, Officers were dispatched to the Child Safe house, 3309 West Main Street, for an emergency interview involving a juvenile. The juvenile made disclosures of incidents that occurred in another County in Missouri. The report will be forwarded to the appropriate agency.
Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop on a car for expired registration near East Broadway Boulevard and South Center Avenue Tuesday evening. A check through Dispatch showed the driver had an active Saline County warrant for Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Owned by Another Knowing the Owner Has Not Maintained Financial Responsibility. Schyler Anthony Ray, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked on the warrant, which carried a bond of $250 cash only.
Late Tuesday night, Officers were dispatched to the parking lot of the O'Reilly Auto Parts store, 3203 South Limit Avenue, for a report of a female subject being dragged by a truck. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a female subject and later made contact with the male subject at the Casey's store, 716 West 16th Street. The male had been instructed to drop the female off at a hotel in Sedalia by the Cole Camp Police Department. There was no evidence of intention to hurt the female, and a primary physical aggressor could not be identified. A 12 hour log was done to document the incident.
Officers conducted a vehicle stop at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard for a vehicle displaying expired plates. Seth E. Hull, 33, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended. Hull was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he was booked and released with a court date.
Early Wednesday morning, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a car with no front or rear license plates near East Broadway Boulevard and South Engineer Avenue. A check through Dispatch showed the passenger had three active Failure to Appear warrants. The Henry County Failure to Appear warrant was on original charges of Furnishing or Attempting to Furnish Pornography to a Minor and Harassment in the 2nd Degree with a $1,000 cash only Bond. The Higginsville warrant for Failure to Appear was on original charges of Harassment with a cash or surety bond of $150 dollars. There was also a Johnson County Failure to Appear warrant that held bond of $300 cash. Brandon Michael Williams, 24, of Aurora Illinois, was arrested on the warrants and taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked.
Tuesday evening, Cheryl Kalkman made a report at the Police Station that her vehicle was stolen. Kalkman claimed to have loaned her 2000 Buick Lesabre to a friend on July 17th, and it was never returned. The value of the vehicle was estimated at $1,500.
Sedalia Police responded to the 2100 block of East 9th Street for a suspicious medical report Tuesday night. The investigation indicated that a resident there had assaulted her elderly grandmother, who was also a resident. The victim refused transport to the hospital. While on scene investigating the possible assault, the suspect of the assault inflicted injury upon herself. The subject was transported by PCAD to the Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment of multiple lacerations and a mental health evaluation. A request for a charge of Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree is being sent to the prosecutor's office.
Tuesday evening, Officers responded to the 500 block of West 5th Street for a report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, the suspect was gone. The victim and a witness reported that the suspect slapped the victim during an argument. The suspect was not located at the time of the report. A charge of Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree is being submitted to the prosecutor.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers responded to the Police Department lobby for a theft report. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Angel L. Waltemeyer, who stated that her gun was stolen from a vehicle in the 1200 block of South Park Avenue. Information was obtained and the gun was entered as stolen.
On the morning of July 14th, Sedalia Police responded to the Sedalia Water Department, 200 South Osage, on a theft of utilities report. On arrival, Officers made contact with a Sedalia Water Department employee, who stated the water meter had been altered. Approximately 6,210 gallons of water was stolen with a value of $104.34. On the morning of July 19th, an employee observed the water service was altered again. Officers responded to the address in the 200 block of East 13th Street to investigate. On arrival, Officers met with Alexander N. Orloff, 35, of Sedalia. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed him to have three active Failure to Appear warrants out of Pettis County on original charges of Animal at Large, Animal License, and a miscellaneous Animal Violation. Orloff was transported to the Pettis County Jail on his warrants, with a total bond of $244. Additional charges of theft of Utility Service and Destruction of City Property are being requested.
Tuesday morning, Officers were dispatched to The DIY Garage LLC, 110 West 17th Street, for a report of stealing. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Beth R. Arnold. Arnold stated that some time between the morning of July 13th and July 16th, someone had stolen a white U-Haul trailer from the parking lot. The trailer was valued at $8,000. There are no suspects at this time.
Sedalia Police responded to the Woods East store, 701 East Broadway Boulevard, for a subject check Tuesday morning. On arrival, Officers met with the subject, who as asleep in his vehicle while it was running. The driver stated he had fallen asleep after driving to the store. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed the driver to be suspended. Nathan L. Riga, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. State charges of Driving While Suspended are being sent to the prosecutor.
Officers responded to the Hobby Lobby store, 4125 West Broadway Boulevard Tuesday afternoon for a theft report. When Officers arrived, they met with a manager. The manager stated that a female entered the store and began collecting merchandise, leaving without paying for the items. The suspect is unknown at the time of the report.
Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police, Sedalia Fire, and PCAD were dispatched to the 100 block of Summer Avenue in reference to a subject that was possibly not breathing. Officers located the victim, who did not have a pulse and was not breathing. The victim's body was cold to the touch. PCAD checked the victim for vitals, and there were no signs of life. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers advised Dispatch to notify the Coroner to respond to the scene. Pettis County Deputy Coroner Bryan Morley responded to the scene a short time later. After notification of next of kin, Heckart Funeral Home was contacted. The victim's body was transported to Heckart's pending further arrangements.
On the afternoon of July 8th, The Sedalia Police Department's Crime Solution Unit conducted a vehicle stop at South Limit Avenue and West 3rd Street for a vehicle with expired registration. During the course of the stop, the driver was found to have an active arrest warrant out of Saline County for Failure to Appear on original charges of No Insurance. Whitney Keith Reynolds, 33, Homeless, was arrested without incident. During an inventory search of the vehicle prior to towing, several items related to drug activity were found along with property believed to be stolen. Information obtained during the investigation led to a search warrant of a motel room at the American Inn, 1217 South Limit Avenue. Additional stolen items were recovered, as well as more items related to drug activity. Two adults were placed under arrest without incident - Wayne Tyler D. Coslet, 28, Homeless, and Charity Rachae Dixon, 23, of Sedalia. Two juveniles in the room were turned over to the care of family. At the conclusion of the vehicle stop and search warrant, three individuals were transported to the Pettis County Jail. Reynolds was arrested for her Failure to Appear warrant. Coslet was arrested pending charges of Possession of a Dangerous Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Stealing Motor Vehicle Parts, Property Damage in the 1st Degree, and Unlawful Transaction with a Child. Dixon was arrested pending charges of Possession of a Dangerous Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Stealing Motor Vehicle Parts, and Unlawful Transaction with a Child.
On the afternoon of July 15th, Sedalia Police observed a suspect driving a purple Cadillac. Officers ran the suspect's information through MDT. The suspect showed to have active warrants out of Pettis County. Officers initiated a traffic stop in the 1200 block of South Grand Avenue. The suspect was contacted, and his information was ran through Dispatch. Dispatch advised he had three warrants out of Pettis County; one warrant for Stealing, a Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility, and a Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Resisting Arrest. James D. Baker, 47, was arrested on the warrants and transported to the Pettis County jail. Baker's total bond for the three warrants was set at $5,550 cash or surety.