This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Wednesday evening, a vehicle was reported stolen from the 200 block of Rainbow Drive. The vehicle was later located in Boonville by Boonville Police, who will be making arrangements to have the vehicle returned to the owner.


 

Officers made a vehicle check on a truck near South Washington Avenue and East 7th Street early Saturday morning. A check through Dispatch showed the truck was stolen out of Warrenton. Brian Lee Graf, 47, of Warrenton, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold. Charges were later submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office for Tampering with a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Introduction of a Controlled Substance into a County Jail.


 

Wednesday night, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a car for a defective brake light and an improperly displayed front license plate near East 19th Street and South Collins Avenue. A check through Dispatch showed the passenger had four Pettis County Warrants with a $30,500 total bond. Blake Austin Hollon, 22, of Marshall, was arrested on his arrest warrant on original charges of Resisting Arrest, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia as well as his two Failure to Appear warrants on original charges of Failing to Maintain Financial Responsibility. Hollon was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where charges were later submitted to the prosecutor's office for an additional charge of Identity Theft.


 

Officers initiated an investigative traffic stop on an SUV near East 3rd Street and South Engineer Avenue Wednesday night because a computer inquiry showed the owner's driving status was suspended. The driver was the owner, and her driving status was suspended. Tammy M. Soriano Sanders, 38, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended and transported to the Police Department. Soriano Sanders was fingerprinted and released with a city ticket.


 

Wednesday evening, Officers were dispatched to the area of West 15th Street and South Osage Avenue for a report of a domestic assault not in progress. Officers made contact with the victim, who stated the suspect had assaulted her. Charges are being requested through the prosecutor's office.


 

Sedalia Police observed a dark colored car at a high rate of speed westbound on Broadway Boulevard early Thursday morning. Radar indicated the driver was speeding at 83 MPH in a 40 MPH zone. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle in the area of Thompson Road. After an investigation, it was determined that the driver was intoxicated and in possession of marijuana. Neal Wayne Mathews, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Headquarters for processing. Mathews was released with municipal citations for Driving While Intoxicated, Speeding, and Possession of Marijuana.


 

Early Thursday morning, Officers made contact with a subject standing in the middle of West Broadway trying to take his clothes off. Officers determined the subject was incapacitated and unable to care for himself. Nathaniel M Edwards, 46, of Concordia, was taken to the Pettis County Jail for a 12 hour Protective Custody hold.


 

On the morning of May 21st, Sedalia Police observed a subject riding a bicycle without proper lighting eastbound on Magnolia Street near South Missouri Avenue. Officers stopped the subject for the violation. A computer check revealed the subject had an active Failure to Appear warrant from Pettis County on original charges of Trespassing. The suspect was arrested and searched, whereupon shew as found to be in possession of a small amount marijuana. The marijuana was seized for destruction and no charges are being requested. Nichole Sharee Bierschbach, 39, of Sedalia, was transported to the Pettis County Jail for her warrant, where she was given a bond of $60 cash only.


 

Early Monday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 500 block of East 4th Street in reference to a property damage report. The victim reported that four tires on her Chrysler passenger car had been slashed. The victim provided suspect vehicle information and surveillance video from her camera system. Justin L. Klein, 19, of Sedalia, was later located and arrested. Klein was issued a Sedalia Municipal Summons for Destruction of Non City Property and given a court date.


 

Wednesday night, Officers performed a traffic stop on a black Nissan passenger car as the license plate checked to a Chrysler, and the registered owner had active warrants. The traffic stop took place in the area of South Warren Avenue and West 14th Street. Officers spoke to the driver and a single passenger and then performed a computer check through Dispatch. Officers learned the driver had an active Failure to Appear traffic related warrant from Pettis County with a $142 cash only bond. Destiny Jayne Thornton, 20, of Cole Camp, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the area of the 200 block of Rainbow Drive for a disturbance Wednesday afternoon. During the investigation, one of the parties was found to have an active Failure to Appear warrant out of Henry County on original charges of Failing to Maintain the Right of Way Resulting in an Accident. Michael Eugene Barnett, 44, of Sedalia, was arrested without incident and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $500 cash or surety bond.


 

Thursday morning, Officers conducted a vehicle stop near East Broadway and South Ingram Avenue for an obstructed temporary tag. After an investigation, a small amount of marijuana and an expired Michigan Temporary Tag were seized. The marijuana will be entered for destruction and the tag will be entered into evidence.


 

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