Sedalia Police Reports For May 26, 2023
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.
Early Monday morning, Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Winchester Drive. After an on-scene investigation, charges of Burglary in the 1st Degree, Property Damage in the 2nd Degree, Domestic Assault, and Sexual Misconduct are being sought for one male suspect. The suspect had left the scene prior to Officer’s arrival.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1600 block of South Grand Avenue Thursday evening in reference to a male subject having difficulty breathing. Officers located the subject in the residence, and he was unresponsive. Officers began CPR on the subject until PCAD arrived. The subject was transported by PCAD to the BRHC.
Early Thursday morning, Officers responded to the 1300 block of South Lamine Avenue in reference to suspicious vehicle. Officers made contact with the vehicle and its occupants. The driver, who was not named in the report, consented to a search of the vehicle. A controlled substance and paraphernalia were located on the passenger side. The controlled substance and paraphernalia were collected and placed into evidence. State charges are being submitted. There was no further information in the report.
Sedalia Police took a report Thursday morning in reference to a renter failing to return rental property. Officers spoke with employees at American Auto Rental, 2101 South Limit Avenue. The customer had rented a vehicle and failed to return it on the agreed upon day. After a brief investigation, it was learned the suspect was incarcerated at the time the vehicle was required to be returned. The suspect’s girlfriend will be returning the vehicle.
Wednesday night, Officers responded to the 1000 block of East 10th Street in reference to a wellness check. A complainant had wanted a welfare check on her sister, due to her being bitten by a dog earlier. Officers made contact with the subject, who had minor injuries from a dog bite. The subject agreed to go to the hospital for further treatment. A report was made and will be submitted to Animal Control for further investigation.
Thursday night, Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft report. Officers spoke with Christopher Michael Bosworth, who said someone stole change from his truck. The truck was parked in the 400 block of Albright Court at the time. No arrests have been made.
Sedalia Police conducted a vehicle stop at South Grand Avenue near West 9th Street Wednesday night. Officers made contact with the occupants, and checked their information with Dispatch. The driver was confirmed to have a revoked driving status. Joshua Miller, 38, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked. Miller was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked and released.
Wednesday afternoon, Anthony Melton came into the lobby of the Police Department to report a forgery. Melton reported his EBT card had been used for an online purchase he did not authorize.
Thursday night Officers responded to a complaint about a male subject masturbating in the parking lot of Walmart, 3201 W. Broadway Boulevard. Officers spoke with the reporting party, who gave a description of the suspect and the vehicle he left in. With the assistance of Pettis County Deputies, Officers were able to locate and arrest the male in the area of West 5th Street and South Limit Avenue. Ryan Neal Lefevers 26, of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, to be booked in on charges of 1st degree Sexual Misconduct. Lefevers was placed on a 24 hour hold.
Early Friday morning, Officers responded to the Woods Supermarket, 1400 South Limit Avenue in reference to an intoxicated subject. Officers made contact with a female subject, who was found to have an active Probation Violation warrant. Sarita Linda Leon, 61 of Sedalia, was arrested for her PV warrant on original charges of Stealing/Larceny/Theft. Leon was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a cash only bond of $300.00.
Officers were dispatched to the St Vincent De Paul Catholic Parish parking lot, 421 West 3rd Street Thursday morning for a report of a hit and run accident. The victim advised their vehicle had been parked on the lot and the striking vehicle had left the scene without providing information. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.
Wednesday afternoon, Olivia Madrid Espinoza came to the lobby of the Police Department to report a forgery. Espinoza reported that her bank account had been hacked, and $587.53 was stolen from her account.
Thursday morning, Officers were dispatched to a domestic assault in the 1600 block of South Osage Avenue. A father and son were involved in an argument that turned physical. After an investigation, a primary physical aggressor could not be determined. A 12-hour log was put into place and a detailed report was completed.