Sedalia Police Reports For January 11, 2022

This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. Monday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1800 block of East 7th Street for a domestic disturbance. A primary physical aggressor was not identified and the parties were separated.

A 12 hour log was completed for the incident.


Officers responded to the Break Time store, 101 Rebar Road for a theft report Monday morning. The Officer made contact with the store manager who had evidence of theft and wished to pursue charges.


Sedalia Police were assisting the Evidence Custodian Monday afternoon when they discovered a stolen license plate mixed in with clothing that had been found in the roadway. The stolen license plate was recovered and retained into evidence.


On the evening of January 6th, Officers met with Karen Porter in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a hit and run accident.

Porter stated that while on the private parking lot at the Wal Mart store, 3201 West Broadway Boulevard, she was involved in a minor collision with a semi-truck. Porter said the semi left without providing insurance information.


Monday afternoon, Officers initiated a traffic stop on a blue Chevrolet for expired registration at Warehouse Tire and Muffler, 1201 East Broadway Boulevard. Officers made contact with the suspect and collected his information.

Officers ran his information through Communications, who advised the suspect's driving status was suspended. Officers arrested William M. Franklin, 44, of Windsor.

Franklin was processed and released with a Uniform Traffic Ticket for Driving While Suspended with a court date.


Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop on a truck near East Howard Street and North Emmet Avenue for expired registration Monday afternoon. A check through Dispatch showed the driver did not have a valid license and had two active Pettis County warrants. One Failure to Appear warrant was on original charges of Possession of Marijuana and another was for Driving While Suspended (2nd or 3rd Offense).

Bradley Alan Lee, 35, of Sedalia, was arrested on his warrants and for Operating a Motor Vehicle on a Highway Without a Valid License.

Lee was transported to the Pettis County Jail.

Lee was given a £350 cash only bond.


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