Sedalia Police Reports for September 18, 2023
This article is compiled from Sedalia Police Department reports:
On Sunday at 2 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a blue Toyota Corolla that was traveling north in the 2400 block of Clinton Road in excess of the posted speed limit. The driver was identified and a computer check revealed that 27-year-old Payge Marie Glover of Sedalia, was driving while revoked. Glover was arrested, cited and released on scene. She faces charges of driving while suspended, no proof of insurance and expired plates. The registered owner of the vehicle arrived on scene to drive the car after confirming that their driving status was valid.
On Saturday night, Sedalia Police responded to a hit-and-run crash at Broadway and Limit. Police obtained suspect vehicle information and shortly thereafter, the suspect driver, 33-year-old Salina Maria Reyna, homeless, was located and arrested for DWI Drugs, Leaving the Scene of an MVC and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility. Reyna was booked and released at the Pettis County Jail.
On Saturday morning at 8:15 a.m., Sedalia Police were called to Bothwell Regional Health Center ER reference a person being admitted with an apparent gunshot wound. Joint Communications revealed to officers that the incident occurred in a driveway in the 1500 block of South Mildred and was reported as “accidental.” The victim told police he was placing his 9mm pistol into an “inside waistband holster” when the pistol went off, striking the subject in the right leg. A report was generated to document the incident.
On Sunday at 7:52 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to a report of an intoxicated driver on Scott Joplin Court. Upon arrival, officers located and arrested the intoxicated driver. A computer check through Joint Communication showed that 33-year-old Richard A. Diaz of Sedalia, was also driving while revoked. Diaz was taken into custody and transported to the Sedalia PD, where he damaged City property. Diaz was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.
On Friday at 8:45 p.m., Sedalia Poice responded to 1714 West 16th Street (Fairview Nursing Home) for an assault report. Investigation determined a suspect, and 61-year-old Julie Ann Hollinger of Sedalia was placed under arrest and issued a city summons for assault, with a court date of Nov. 27.
On Friday at 8 p.m., Sedalia Police took a property damage report at 501 E. 2nd Street. Charges were requested for $300 in damages to a car door.
On Monday at 3:33 a.m., Sedalia Police took a stolen vehicle report in the 300 block of W. 7th Street. The victim reported that his scooter was stolen from the front staircase of his apartment building sometime overnight. The scooter was entered in MULES as stolen.
On Sunday 6:17 p.m., a motor vehicle crash was reported at North Missouri and West Cooper. One of the drivers had no driver's license and had been drinking, but not to the point of a DWI charge, according to the report. 48-year-old Christopher L. Ford of Sedalia was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail on state charges of felony driving without a valid license and careless driving resulting in a crash. Ford was booked and released.
On Sunday at 1:38 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for several moving violations at Broadway and Ohio. The driver, 49-year-old Roy P. Scott of Jacksonville, Illinois, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold on a state charge of DWI.
On Saturday at 2:02 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a truck at Broadway and Emmet after it showed signs of impaired driving and struck a curb. The driver was found to be intoxicated by drugs and alcohol. 44-year-old Curtis A. Jackson was placed under arrest for DWI and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
On Saturday at 2:39 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to 1101 E. 11th for a physical domestic disturbance. Officers spoke with one of the subjects, but could not determine that a physical altercation took place. The other subject left the scene prior to officers' arrival, but was spoken to later the next day. No primary physical aggressor could be determined, so a 12-hour log was created.
On Sunday at 2:05 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to a report of a subject running out into traffic and blocking a vehicle, and also trespassed on a nearby front porch near 6th and Center. The subject was highly intoxicated and deemed a threat to himself. 31-year-old Jovan Kwamale Cruz of Sedalia was placed under arrest, transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for a fit-for-confinement assessment, then on to the Pettis County Jail, where Cruz was held on a 12-hour protective custody hold.
On Sunday at 6 p.m., Sedalia Police responded ot the 1000 block of E. 13th for a dog bite and a dog running at large. Upon arrival, the dog in question was unleashed and running around the neighborhood. A report was made and a court summons for animals running at large was issued to the dog owner.
On Sunday, Sedalia Police took a report of a found bicycle in the 900 block of E. 4th Street. The bike was collected and placed into found property.
On Sunday at 3:50 a.m., Officers responded to the 200 block of North Harding for a motor vehicle accident. The suspect vehicle struck a privately-owned culvert, then fled the scene. The damage to the culvert was estimated at $500.
On Sunday, Sedalia Police responded to the 400 block of E. 7th for a report of an animal attack. The reporting party said her cat was attacked in front of her residence by two stray dogs. Animal Control was notified of the incident.
On Sunday, Sedalia Police took a theft report at AA Muffler, 109 South Lamine. Officers spoke with the reporting party, who said that he completed repairs on a customer's vehicle and after the bill was paid, was disputed. The case is under investigation.
On Saturday, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 500 block of West Broadway after observing it commit several moving violations. A computer check through Joint Communications revealed that 53-year-old Stvene Jay Kimbrell of Sedalia was driving while suspended. Kimbrell was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
On Saturday, Sedalia Police performed a warrant check on an individual after he was observed walking inside O'Reilly Auto Parts Store just before 11:30 a.m. Joint Communications revealed that 54-year-old Wesley Leroy Ditzfeld of Sedalia was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear on a traffic violation. Ditzfeld was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was held, pending a $147 cash-only bond.
On Saturday at 6:51 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 3200 block of Cunningham Drive for a subject not breathing. When officers arrived on scene with medical personnel present, the subject was pronounced deceased. The body was transported by Rea's Funeral Chapel by family request.
On Friday at 9:18 p.m., a subject drove while intoxicated by drugs to the Sedalia Police Department to speak with officers. After the information was collected, an investigation began and it was determined that 35-year-old Marcus Mantrell McKnight was intoxicated by drugs. McKnight was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a charge of DWI by Drugs.
On Saturday at 4:42 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no license plate lights at 16th and Ohio. A computer check of the driver revealed that 20-year-old Jorge Fernando Caliz-Maquin of Sedalia did not have a valid driver's license and was placed under arrest. Caliz-Maquin was then released on summons for operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and no proof of insurance. He now has a court date of Nov. 27.
On Sept. 12 at 3:58 p.m., Sedalia Police performed a traffic stop on a tan Chevy Trailblazer with no front plate at 5th and State Fair Blvd. In addition, a computer check revealed that the vehicle was not registered with the state. Also, when contacted, the driver told the officer he did not have insurance on the vehicle. The driver provided police with a non-driver ID card. A computer check through Joint Communications revealed that 28-year-old Irving Y. Catalan Rodriguez of Sedalia was driving while revoked. Rodriguez was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. State charges of no insurance and driving while revoked were requested.
On Friday at 9:15 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 1300 block of E. 4th Street for a potential domestic disturbance involving a weapon. Upon arrival, officers detained the suspect for questioning and were able to determine that a physical altercation did occur, and a primary physical aggressor could be determined. 36-year-old Jason Ryan Bartlett of Sedalia was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was held pending a 2nd-degree domestic assault charge, a 1st-degree endangering the welfare of a child charge, and a 2nd-degree property damage charge.
On Sept. 12 at 2:16 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 1800 block of South Prospect for a possible harassment. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the suspect had threatened to kill the dog of a neighbor, trespassed on their property, and assaulted another subject in the roadway. 38-year-old Brenten Evan Schultz of Sedalia was placed under arrest after attempting to resist officers. Schultz was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24-hour hold, pending the formal filing of charges for harassment, 3rd degree assault, resisting arrest and 1st-degree trespassing.
On Sept. 12, Sedalia Police took a property damage report at the Missouri State Fairgrounds, 2503 W. 16th Street. The reporting party told police that during a disturbance with another person on the fairgrounds, the suspect threw a bottle at his vehicle, causing damage. 38-year-old Jeffrey J. Temple of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.
On Friday afternoon, Sedalia Parks & Rec personnel brought a bicycle to the SPD. The bike was found abandoned. It was placed into evidence for safekeeping.
On Friday, Sedalia Police took a theft report over the phone. A woman reported that her medication and cash was stolen. An investigation is underway.
On Friday, Sedalia Police took a theft report in the 300 block of E. 4th Street. The reporting party stated that overnight, someone stole items from her residence. The case is under investigation.