This article is compiled from reports from the Sedalia Police Department.
On Tuesday evening, Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle in the 2600 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The driver’s information was passed to Dispatch and it turned out that he had a revoked driver’s license. Nicholaus Michael Surber, 36, of Sedalia, was arrested for driving in suspension and exceeding the speed limit. Surber was transported to Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released pending state charges.
Sedalia police conducted a traffic check on a vehicle that officers observed driving on the wrong side of the road on Monday evening. When officers made contact with the driver, they detected an odor of intoxicants in his breath. During the investigation, it was discovered that the driver had a revoked driver’s license and it was determined that he was intoxicated. Darrick Lamount Green, 50, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. There, Green provided a breath sample which showed his blood alcohol level to be over 0.08. Green was transported to Pettis County Jail, where he was convicted of impaired driving and suspended driving.
Officers were dispatched to a subject check near the 2600 block of East Broadway Boulevard on Tuesday evening. When officers arrived, they saw a subject walking and tripping in and out of the roadway while carrying an open bottle of alcohol. Officers contacted the subject, who was clearly intoxicated and unable to maintain his balance. Lowell Edward Bryant, 56, of Sedalia, was unable to take care of himself and was arrested and taken into custody for 12 hours.
On the night of August 6, Sedalia police were dispatched to the Fitter’s restaurant, 500 South Ohio, in reference to an assault. When officers arrived, they spoke to Kieran A. Rich, who said a subject entered the bar and started hitting him. Video footage was reviewed and the statement confirmed. The suspect had fled the area before the officer arrived.
On Tuesday afternoon, an officer was dispatched to the 300 block of East 16th Street for a waste disposal violation. The victim wanted to file a complaint for violation. Norma Kay Forsythe, 78, of Sedalia, was located and issued a municipal summons to deposit solid waste in a container other than their own. Forsythe got a court date.
Sedalia Police conducted a roadside check on a vehicle near the intersection of South Vermont Avenue and West Main Street on Tuesday afternoon. The driver had a revoked driver’s license. Shaun Mark Bartlett, 33, of Sedalia, was arrested at the scene and taken to Pettis County Jail, where he was arrested and released pending suspended driving charges.
On Tuesday afternoon, an officer was dispatched to the 2300 block of West Main Street with reference to a property damage report. Bruce Johnson said the suspect kicked his door and left after being confronted.
Officers launched an investigative roadside stop on a truck on Tuesday afternoon because the registered owner’s license status was revoked. The driver was the owner and a check through Dispatch confirmed that his status had been revoked. Rebecca S. Erfurth, 61, of Smithton, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Erfurth was released with a city ticket for Driving While Revoked.
On Monday morning, officers responded to the 1500 block of Waterloo Road for a report on certain internet threats. Contact was made with management, who reported that an employee had made threats against the company. Timothy A. Showman, 44, of Otterville, was arrested on charges of terrorist threat.
Sedalia Police responded to the 1600 Block of 7th Street East regarding a theft from a building that is no longer in progress on Tuesday morning. Kimberly Kay Bosworth reported the theft of items inside their residence on August 8.
On the evening of August 9, Sedalia Police responded to the 1900 block of South Osage Avenue regarding a domestic assault that had just occurred. The suspect had left the scene before the police arrived. The charges have been submitted to the Pettis County District Attorney for review.
Officers responded to the 1700 block of South Park on Tuesday morning with a reported corpse. The subject was confirmed dead by the PCAD and the Pettis County Coroner took custody of the body.