Sedalia Police Reports For November 17, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Thursday morning, a vehicle check was conducted at the Thompson Hills Shopping Center, 3100 West Broadway Boulevard for a warrant check. The suspect was contacted, and arrested on three Failure to Appear warrants. Jason Christopher Rapp, 49, of Warrensburg, was taken to the Jail and booked in on the FTA warrants, all on original charges of Speeding. One warrant was from Saline County, with a $500 cash or surety bond, another was from Johnson County with a bond of $250 cash only, and the final was from the City of Lee's Summit, with bond set at $200 cash only.
Officers responded to the 1500 block of South Osage Avenue for a report of property damage Thursday morning. Merry Rogers reported that someone threw a rock through the window of her residence. The window was valued at $150.00.
Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of South Ingram Avenue and East 27th Street Thursday night. During the stop, two Missouri license plates were seized. No charges are being requested. The license plates will be returned to the Department of Revenue.
Last Friday afternoon, Officers responded to the area near the JC Penney's, 3175 West Broadway Boulevard for a report of a single vehicle accident. Contact was made with the driver, who refused medical care. A computer check through Dispatch confirmed his driving status in Missouri was revoked. Joseph J. Moore, 47, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Bothwell Hospital for a fit for confinement check (due to the motor vehicle accident). It was determined Moore would need medical care. Moore was released to the care of Bothwell. State charges of Driving While Revoked are being requested.
Officers were dispatched to the Police Station to contact Daniel L. Lowe, who wished to make a report of fraud Wednesday morning. When Officers, arrived, they made contact with Lowe. He stated that he was contacted by his bank and told that someone used his Social Security number to log into his banking accounts. The subject then charged $10,000 to his credit card. Lowe's Social Security representative told him to make a report with the Police to alert use of his identity. The account has since been deactivated. There are no suspects at this time.
Officers were on patrol last Friday afternoon when they observed a traffic light malfunctioning in the area of State Fair Boulevard and West Broadway Boulevard. Officers investigated the intersection, and located tire marks that led to a destroyed pedestrian crossing sign. Further investigation led to it being tied to a traffic crash where the driver and vehicle were later located.
On the afternoon of November 4th, Sedalia Police arrested a subject at the Police Station in reference to an ongoing child sexual abuse case Police had been investigating. Garry Glen Sorrell, 72, of Sedalia, was arrested. Sorrell was placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Sodomy, three counts of Child Molestation in the 1st Degree, three counts of Sexual Misconduct Involving a Child, three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the 1st Degree, and three counts of Incest. Sorrell was held pending a $250,000 cash or surety bond.
Tuesday afternoon, Officers spoke with Madison Cowsert over the phone in reference to a report of theft. Cowsert stated that she recently stayed at the Hampton Inn Hotel, 3909 West 9th Street. Cowsert had left her engagement ring in the room upon checkout. When she contacted the hotel about the ring, she was advised the room had been cleaned, and the ring was not found.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of South Lamine Avenue Tuesday afternoon for a report of harassment. Upon arrival, Officers met with two juveniles, who stated they were being harassed. The suspects were later located and identified. There are no charges being pursued at this time.