Sedalia Police Reports For September 17, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Thursday night, Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Harding Avenue and East Broadway Boulevard for a public service incident. Arnold S. Daniel explained that a female had threatened to harm herself and then left the area. Officers searched the area and were unable to locate the female. The female has been identified.
Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Mitchell Road for a suspicious activity incident Thursday evening. A general information report was done to document the events.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Casey's store, 716 West 16th Street Wednesday night in reference to a theft. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the caller, who stated a customer had walked out of the store with two bottles of liquor in his pocket. The caller was unsure of what bottles the suspect stole. No arrests have been made at this time.
Early Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East 6th Street in reference to a disturbance. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Heather E. Freeman, who stated she had been assaulted by her boyfriend. Officers also spoke with a witness, Darrell W. Nease, who also stated he was assaulted. The suspect had left the area and was not located. A request for the charges of Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree and Assault in the 4th Degree has been submitted to the prosecutor.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Moniteau Avenue in reference to a theft Thursday night. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Eric Lee Sassman, who said someone had stolen his live trap, valued at $75. Sassman also had video footage of the theft. No arrests have been made at this time.
Early Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to the Casey's store, 716 West 16th Street, in reference to a theft. When Officers arrived, they spoke with the caller who said a customer had walked out of the store with a bottle of liquor. The suspect was confronted in the parking lot and the item was recovered. The suspect then left the area. No arrests have been made at this time.
Friday morning, Officers were in the area of South Engineer Avenue and East 4th Street for a suspicious person call where a subject had been seen around a vehicle in someone's yard. When confronted by the homeowner, they fled. Officers were in the area looking for the suspects when they noticed a black SUV started to drive down alley ways in an apparent attempt to avoid Police. Officers attempted a traffic stop, and the vehicle fled, beginning a pursuit. The pursuit continued until city limits and the suspect vehicle left southbound on South Marshall Avenue.
Thursday night, Officers were dispatched to take a missing persons report from Autumn Byrd in the 1100 block of South Harding Avenue. The person has been entered into NCIC as a missing person.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 500 block of North Moniteau Avenue Thursday evening for an animal running at large. Cleo Patrice Marshall, 63, was contacted and issued a citation for Animal Running At Large.
Officers responded to the 600 block of South Barrett Avenue for a report from Joshua L. Hilton of a missing juvenile Thursday night. Attempts were made to locate the juvenile, but they were unsuccessful. The juvenile has been entered as missing.
Thursday evening, Officers conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle for defective headlights at North Osage Avenue and West Morgan Street. Officers made contact with the driver and explained the reason for the stop. Information was gathered and a computer check was completed. Dispatch stated the driver was suspended through the state of Missouri. Aubrey K. Burks, 34, of Sedalia, was issued a summons for Driving While Suspended with a court date.
Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance at the American Inn, 1217 South Limit Thursday afternoon. A check through Dispatch showed one of the subjects had an active Pettis County warrant with a $1,500 cash or surety bond. Desiree Lynn Willis, 21, Homeless, was arrested on the warrant for Driving While Intoxicated, taken to the Pettis County Jail and booked.
Thursday morning, an Officer responded to the Liberty Park, 1500 West 3rd Street for a trespassing report. Contact was made with the suspect, and he was issued a trespass warning from Liberty Park. The subject was then deemed unfit to care for himself due to intoxication. Don Anthony Rodrigues, 49, of Sedalia, was arrested and put on a 12 hour Safekeeping hold at the Pettis County Jail.
Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a report of property damage. Contact was made with April Lindsey, who stated that while she was at work that morning someone had slashed one of her tires. Lindsey estimated the damage to be worth $81.00.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the American Inn, 1217 South Limit Thursday morning for a report of a subject who was deceased in one of the rooms. Upon arrival, Sedalia Fire had already determined that the subject in question was deceased. There is no foul play suspected at this time.
Officers responded to the lobby of the Police Department Thursday morning for a report of forgery. The caller said she found a counterfeit $20 bill while counting the store drawer at Casey's, 1909 West Main Street. The bill was found Wednesday night. They wished the bill to be destroyed and did not want to pursue charges.
Wednesday evening, Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Heck Avenue for a report of theft. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Tristan D. Fizer, who stated that he had a subject come over to his house the night before. Fizer noticed when the subject left, he was missing $420.00 in cash.
Sedalia Police responded to the 700 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a report of a runaway juvenile Wednesday afternoon. Contact was made with Lindsey M Jones, who reported that their foster child had just run away from their home.
Wednesday afternoon, an Officer was dispatched to the 300 block of West 4th Street in reference to an assist agency call with the Children's Division. An assist agency report was completed for the incident.
Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of East 6th Street Wednesday evening in reference to a domestic disturbance. After an investigation, one of the subjects involved was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Akeisha D. Sims, 28, of Sedalia, was placed on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree.
Wednesday afternoon, Officers responded to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft report. The complainant was management with the Rush Hour store, 1320 South Limit Avenue. Management advised that an employee of the business had stolen several Missouri Lottery tickets over the course of nearly a month. The suspect has been identified, and the investigation is ongoing.
Sedalia Police took a theft report from Stan Bowlin Wednesday afternoon in the Police Station lobby. Bowlin stated that on September 3rd, he left $60 at a self checkout register at the Woods Supermarket, 701 East Broadway Boulevard. Bowlin stated that when he returned to the register, the money was missing.