This article is compiled from reports from the Sedalia Police Department.
On the evening of November 1, agents were dispatched to the Cenex store, 120 East 16th Street in reference to a disruption. When officers arrived, they spoke to the appellant, who said he had a verbal altercation with another person who pulled out a knife and then left the area. Officers checked the video footage and it appeared that the caller instigated the disturbance. After speaking with the other person involved, he admitted to having a knife, but said he feared for his life. A fourth degree assault charge has been filed with the prosecutor.
On Tuesday evening, Sedalia police responded to Fitter’s restaurant, 500 South Ohio Street, with reference to a trespassing complaint. The complainant stated that a very drunk male subject refused to leave the company. The male subject was identified and still refused to leave the company. Makaa Ruben, 32, from Sedalia, was arrested and received city citations for trespassing and failing to obey with a court date. Ruben was remanded in custody for 12 hours.
Officers were dispatched to a theft incident that occurred at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard on Tuesday night. Goods were stolen from the company. The suspect is unknown at this time.
On Tuesday evening, officers were dispatched to a vehicle crash at the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and Thompson Boulevard. One of the drivers involved was identified and found to have an active arrest warrant. Joseph W. Wardlow, 18, of Harrisonville, was arrested on his term of failure to appear on initial charges of speeding. Wardlow was taken to Pettis County Jail on $ 100 cash-only bail.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of East 15th Street on Tuesday evening with a scam report. Upon arrival, officers met Max Fields, who said he had been scammed for several thousand dollars.
On Monday evening, officers gathered a report from Donald Swigert on a possible scam at the Missouri State Fairgrounds, 2503 West 16th Street. Swigert provided money in exchange for purchasing an item that was due to be delivered on a date and time, and that item did not show up as agreed.
Sedalia police were dispatched Tuesday morning to the Menards store, 4400 Wisconsin Avenue, with reference to a theft report. The suspect entered the store, chose a drill, and left the store without paying.
Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the police department on Tuesday morning. Sabrina Wurster wanted to document an incident related to the potential bullying suffered by her child. A general information report was written to document the incident.
On Tuesday afternoon, an officer conducted a warrant check near the 100 block of West 6th Street. An audit by Dispatch confirmed that the subject had an active Sedalia default to appear warrant on the original charges of driving a motor vehicle on the road without a valid license. Aullnie Edward Lee Colvin, 46, of Sedalia, was arrested, taken to Pettis County Jail and booked on only $ 60 cash bond.
On Monday afternoon, officers were dispatched to a residence in Block 100 of East 10th Street over reported domestic disturbances. The suspect was not at the residence and the case is referred to the Pettis County District Attorney’s Office for review.
Sedalia Police encountered an individual in the lobby of the police department on Tuesday morning who had found a set of vehicle keys in the area of South Kentucky Avenue and West 5th Street. The keys did not have identifiers and were entered into evidence as found property.
On Tuesday morning, officers conducted a roadside check on a white Malibu as the vehicle displayed incorrect license plates. The traffic stop was in the East Broadway Boulevard and South New York Avenue area. Officers spoke to the driver and performed a computer check through Dispatch. The driver had a suspended driver’s license. Further investigation revealed that she was in possession of methamphetamine and related accessories. Officers arrested Terra Renee Flinn, 36, of Sedalia and transported her to Pettis County Jail. Flinn was arrested and released pending charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended.
On Monday evening, officers responded to the 1000 block of South Merriam Avenue with reference to domestic physical disorders. The victim said he was injured after being strangled and threatened with a knife. Richard James Curd IV, 34, was arrested for 2nd degree domestic assault and transported to Pettis County Jail. Curd has been placed on a 24-hour standby pending state charges.
On the afternoon of October 28, officers responded to U-Haul, 416 West Main Street, with a theft report. The victim said the rental property was not returned on the agreed date. The company wanted to file a complaint. The property was located near Engineer and 5th Street and was returned to the owner. A charge of non-return of rental property has been filed with the Pettis County prosecutor.
On Monday afternoon, officers responded to the Family Pawn store, 2805 West Broadway Boulevard, with a theft report. Contact was made with a male subject, who reported that a male suspect entered his store and stole approximately $ 1,000 in merchandise.