Sedalia Police Reports for September 28, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
Wednesday night, an Officer responded to the 100 block of East Boonville Street in reference to a theft. A victim stated a male subject stole an item off his porch. About twenty minutes later, Officers responded to the 1800 block of East Broadway Boulevard in reference to a burglary. The subject was located walking away from the residence, who was the same male described in the earlier encounter. Hakeem Stephon Dickson, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Stealing, Burglary in the 1st Degree, and Assault in the 4th Degree (Special Victim*). Dickson was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold.
Wednesday morning, Sedalia Police assisted the Montgomery County Texas Sheriff’s Office in an investigation with their jurisdiction. A report was completed to document the assistance.
Officers were dispatched to a theft report in the lobby of the Police Department Wednesday morning. Thomas Newland stated he believes his paycheck is being fraudulently manipulated in order to pay him less.
Sedalia Police responded to a burglary alarm at 111 South Grand Avenue, the former Sedalia Main Street Café, Wednesday night. When Officers arrived, they located broken glass. The glass came from a window on the west side of the business. The exterior of the business was checked, and the building was found to be secure. Dispatch was unable to reach anyone with management. Officers completed a general information report for documentation.
Wednesday night, Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1500 block of South Harrison Avenue. Officers resolved the situation and left. A few moments later, they were dispatched again to the address for another disturbance involving an intoxicated subject. Pedro A. Rivera Valentin, 60, of Sedalia, was arrested for Domestic Assault in the 4th Degree. Valentin was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold.
Early Thursday morning, Officers spoke with Lindsey Jones in the 700 block of West Broadway Boulevard in regards to a possible burglary. Jones reported that subjects known to them had entered the residence and taken items.
*In statute 565.002, “Special Victims” are defined as a Law Enforcement Officer, Probation Officer, or Emergency personnel assaulted in the performance of duty. It also stipulates the term can include a jailer, a cable worker, utility worker, transit employee, an elderly person, a person with a disability, or a ‘vulnerable person.’