This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.


Early Friday morning, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a white F-150 with improper registration on South Ingram near East 19th Street. Contact was made with the driver and passenger. The passenger gave a false name, but when confronted, provided his real name. The passenger had two Failure to Appear warrants. The first warrant was from Pettis County on original charges of felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident and had a bond of $25,000 cash or surety. The second warrant was from Benton County on original charges of Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree and was a no bond warrant. Dustin Michael Bertrand, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and placed in a patrol car. The driver consented to a search of the vehicle. During the search, multiple items were located inside the driver's purse with methamphetamine residue on them. During a search of the driver, a bag of methamphetamine was recovered. Jamie Lee King, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Possession of a Dangerous Drug and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both King and Bertrand were transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked.


 

Thursday morning, Officers responded to the 1800 block of East 7th Street for a subject check. Officers made contact with an adult female subject in the area that alleged she had been assaulted by a subject known to her. The case is under investigation.


 

Sedalia Police took a report at the Police Department in reference to a theft that occurred at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway, Thursday evening. James Barnes stated a white male subject entered the store and took merchandise and exited the store without paying. The subject has not been identified at this time.


 

Sunday night, Officers conducted a vehicle stop at West Broadway Boulevard and South Grand Avenue. The vehicle was observed driving with no headlights and speeding. During the vehicle stop, the driver was suspected of driving while impaired. The driver was identified and ran through Dispatch, and confirmed to have no valid driving status and a Failure to Appear warrant from Johnson County. Ashley I. Means, 24, of Chicago Illinois, was transported to the Police Department and then to the Pettis County Jail. Means was placed on a 24 hour hold for state charges of Driving While Intoxicated, No Operator's License, Identity Theft, and the Failure to Appear warrant.


 

Early Friday morning, Officers responded to the 600 block of West 2nd Street in reference to a theft. Christina Downs reported a bike was stolen from the residence. A suspect has been identified.


 

Officers conducted a vehicle check at 3100 Clinton Road Friday morning. The occupant of the vehicle had an active warrant out of the City of Sedalia for Failure to Appear on original charges of Careless and Imprudent Driving. Juan Ignacio-Cano, 25, of Sedalia, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where his bond was set at $50 cash only.


 

Thursday evening, Officers responded to the 3100 block of Wing Avenue to try to contact an individual. Upon contact, the male was found to have two active Failure to Appear warrants. One FTA warrant was on original charges of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and carried a $5,000 bond. The other FTA warrant was for felony Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree with a $3,000 bond. Brandon Jacob Silva, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Casey's store, 1909 West Main Street for a moving violation Thursday evening. The driver of the vehicle had an active warrant on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Paul A. Bogle, 46, of Sedalia, was arrested and bond was set at $3,500.


 

Early Thursday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a silver sedan that had an expired Missouri Temporary Tag near West 4th Street and South Moniteau Avenue. Officers made contact with the driver, and during the course of the investigation, it was discovered the driver currently had a suspended driver's license. Kierra McGee, 30, of Kansas City, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released. A request for the charge of Driving While Suspended has been submitted to the prosecutor.


 

Wednesday night, Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Limit for a vehicle theft report. Isaac Ryan Highland stated his motorcycle was stolen while he was at work.


 

In the early morning hours of June 29th, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of East 4th Street in reference to harassment. Officers spoke to Charles A. Edwards, who said he was sleeping and heard a loud boom outside of the residence. The packaging of the device was found. No arrests have been made at this time.


 

Thursday afternoon, Officers responded to the the Casey's store, 716 West 16th Street, for a report of a female suspect that attempted to use a fake bill in a transaction. The suspect was not successful. The bill was recovered and a report was made.


 

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Winchester Drive for a report of theft Thursday morning. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the caller, an employee of Marshall Allen Investment. The caller stated someone had broken into his company's tool trailer and stole multiple power tools. The estimated value of the tools stolen was around $15,000.


 

Thursday morning, Officers responded to the area of East Cooper Street and South Washington Avenue in regards to a vehicle that was partially off the roadway. The vehicle appears to be stolen, and was towed from the scene. No driver was found near the vehicle.


 

Thursday afternoon, Officers took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to an assault that occurred in the 600 block of West 4th Street. The suspect was referred to the Pettis County Juvenile Office.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the Broadway Car Wash, 2816 East Broadway Boulevard, in reference to property damage Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival, Officers met with management, who advised someone tried to drill the locks off of a vacuum in the early morning hours. The vacuum was damaged, but they did not get into it.


 

Thursday afternoon, Officers responded to the Essex Living Center, 301 East 3rd Street, in reference to illegal activity. Staff of the business found a small amount of marijuana and THC paraphernalia in the room of a resident. The items were collected for destruction. No criminal charges are being sought.


 

Officers took a call in the lobby of the Police Department from Donald Palmgren, who reported the theft of a trash can that occurred in the 1000 block of East 15th Street Thursday morning.


 

Sedalia Police spoke with a subject at the Police Department in reference to a child investigation. The subject stated that their juvenile daughter recently displayed inappropriate behavior that alarmed the parent. A Child Safe interview will be scheduled to further investigate.


 

In the afternoon hours on July 4th, Officers were patrolling in the parking lot of the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway, when they were flagged down by a female subject. Tandra Gresham stated she was shopping in the store when she became engaged in a verbal dispute with another party known to her. Gresham stated that during the dispute, the person threw a large slab of uncooked ribs at her. She stated the ribs struck her arm, causing pain, before coming to rest in her shopping cart. The case remains under investigation.


 

Wednesday afternoon, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle in the area of East 5th Street and South Montgomery Avenue for not having any license plates. Officers made contact with the driver, and informed him of the reason for the stop. His information was gathered and given to Dispatch so that a computer check could be completed. Dispatch informed that the subject had a suspended driver's license. Cornelius A. Read, 37, of Sedalia, was issued a summons for Driving While Suspended and given a court date.


 

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