Sedalia Police Reports For May 11, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
In the first morning hours Sunday, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of South Limit Avenue and West 20th Street. The vehicle was stopped because it was not displaying a registration plate. It was discovered the driver had an active Failure to Appear warrant from Johnson County on original charges of Speeding (16-19 MPH). Donnie Lee Hood, 40, of Houstonia, was arrested for his warrant. Hood was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $200.00.
Wednesday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of West Henry Street in reference to a disturbance. When Officers arrived, they contacted the residents who were involved. A primary physical aggressor could not be determined, and both parties just wanted to separate. A 12-hour log was completed to document the incident.
Sunday night, Officers took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to harassment. The victim stated she was being harassed by an ex-boyfriend. Wednesday night, Officers were able to contact the suspect. Richard Paris Hagan, 45, of Sedalia, was arrested for charges of Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree and Harassment to Frighten or Disturb Another Person. Hagan was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold.
Early Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the area of the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard, for a report of a person engaged in public sexual activity. Upon arrival, Officers canvassed the area, but the subject had left the scene. Enough information on the suspect was obtained to complete a report. The investigation is ongoing.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of West 16th Street on Wednesday afternoon. Officers then met with a subject who had found narcotics.
Wednesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of West 4th Street in reference to a theft report. Violet Wellman stated two weeks prior to calling, their home-made wood stove/smoker was stolen. The approximate value of the item was set at $50.00.
Officers were dispatched to a fraud report in the lobby of the Police Department Wednesday afternoon. Caleena J. Moss stated someone attempted to transfer approximately $1275.00 from their bank account online.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the TJ Maxx store, 3105 West Broadway Boulevard, in order to contact Jessica Luccesi, who wished to make a theft report. Luccesi stated that sometime between May 4th and May 5th, someone stole her set of Air Pods out of her vehicle. The Air Pods were valued at around $200.00.