Sedalia Police Reports For October 12, 2021
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. On the morning of September 30, The Pettis County Children's Division contacted the Sedalia Police Department in reference to a possible sexual assault that occurred to a juvenile in the 2000 block of East 9th Street. The case is still under investigation.
Monday morning, Officers responded to the 200 block of East 2nd Street in reference to a possible disturbance with weapons involved. It was determined that an intoxicated subject began making threats with a firearm to workers who had arrived to do work on his apartment. This led to a physical altercation in which injuries were sustained by both the suspect and one of the victims. The firearm was not used in the physical altercation. Christopher Joseph Hart, 33, of Sedalia, was transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center and ultimately the Pettis County Jail. Hart was placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of state charges for Harassment, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Assault in the 4th Degree, and felony Assault in the 3rd Degree.
Sedalia Police were on patrol and observed a vehicle driving over the speed limit in a school zone on East 16th Street and South New York Avenue Monday morning. Officers stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver. Officers checked her name with Dispatch and was informed her license was suspended. The driver was able to make contact with a friend to come and pick her younger child up to take them home. Delana A. Rich, 37, of Sedalia, was issued a municipal citation For Driving While Suspended and released to a valid driver.
Monday morning, Officers were dispatched to the lobby of the station to speak with a subject who wanted to report her vehicle being damaged at her residence in the 500 block of East 13th Street. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Valorie A. Coonce. Coonce stated that sometimes between Saturday night and Sunday morning, someone scratched the driver and passenger side of her vehicle. The estimated value of the damage was set at $200. Officers took photos of the damage and attached them to the report. There are no suspects at this time.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Police Station lobby in reference to a theft report that occurred in the 1200 block of South Carr Avenue Monday morning. Roman Sorokopud told Officers $1000 worth of white PVC fencing had been stolen from the back yard between September 27, and October 10th.
Early Monday morning, Officers responded to a disturbance in the 400 block of East 15th Street. No arrests were made.