Sedalia Police Reports For May 18, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Wednesday morning, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was failing to maintain its lane in the area of South State Fair Boulevard and West 16th Street. Officers made contact with the driver, and detected the odor of intoxicants. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Bennett J. Hager, 23, of Fulton, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Hager was transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his BAC to be above 0.08. Hager was issued a Uniform Traffic Ticket for DWI with a court date, and then released.
Sedalia Police responded to the 2500 block of Anderson Avenue Tuesday morning for a report of a domestic disturbance. It was determined the male subject had assaulted the female subject. Brian K. Rhynes, 57, of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree.
On the night of May 12th, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired registration. It was discovered the vehicle registration tabs had been stolen. A report has been completed.
Officers conducted a vehicle stop at West Main Street and Dundee Avenue Monday night. The driver was identified, and his information was checked with Dispatch. It was confirmed the driver had a revoked driving status. Ronald James Blum, 57, of Sedalia, was issued a municipal citation for Driving While Revoked and released from the scene.
Tuesday evening, Officers took a report in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a violation of an order of protection. Officers spoke with Veronica Nicole Poort, who stated she was contacted by the suspect via Facebook. The order of protection originated outside of Missouri, where the suspect lives at this time. An Assist Agency report was made and forwarded to the originated county.
Tuesday afternoon, Kelsey R. Wormsley found a Central Missouri Community Credit Union debit card on the Katy Trail in the area near North New York Avenue and East Howard Street. Not knowing what to do with it and not wanting to leave it on the trail, Wormsley brought it to the Police Department. Officers attempted to contact the owner, but the phone hung up each time they attempted to call. Officers were given information to attempt contact with an associate of the owners to get the card back to them. Officers attempted to call that person, but their voicemail had not been set up. The card will be placed into evidence for safekeeping.
Monday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to an identity theft report. Timothy Rehmer stated a subject known to him had applied for a loan with his name as a co-signer. The incident was documented with a report.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of South Lafayette Avenue Monday afternoon in reference to a burglary report. Becky Weisel stated someone kicked in the door of the residence.
Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Ohio Avenue Tuesday morning in reference to found property. Paul Albin reported finding a bicycle. The serial number was checked through Dispatch, and it showed it hadn't been reported stolen. The bicycle was taken and put into evidence for safe keeping.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers saw a subject standing outside of a home in the 300 block of North Grand Avenue that they knew had an active warrant for their arrest. Dispatch confirmed the warrant. It was issued by Moniteau County after the subject violated his probation. Steven R. Bartlett, 45, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail without the ability to post bond on the Probation Violation warrant on original charges of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.