Billingley, Charles Michael, 27, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to tampering in the first degree, admitting he took a vehicle without the owner’s consent on December 29. He was placed on probation for 5 years with requirements that he pay restitution and have no contact with the victim.
Boyer, Holly, 31, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. The charges arose from a May 13 arrest by Pettis County Dep. Javier Gonzalez, who found hydromorphone and syringes in the defendant’s possession. She was sentenced to serve 2 years in prison.
Bradley, Wesley, 20, Stover, pleaded guilty to two felony and two misdemeanor drug offenses arising from two separate arrests last year. Sedalia Police Officer Michael Elwood arrested the defendant September 20 and found methamphetamine, a pipe and marijuana in his possession. When the Sedalia Police Department’s S.T.I.N.G. Unit served a search warrant December 13 at an apartment on Second Street, officers found ten hydrocodone pills. The defendant later told officers he intended to sell the pills. The defendant was sentenced to 9 years in prison and directed to complete the Institutional Treatment Program. He will be granted probation after 120 days if he successfully completes that program.
Duncan, Ronald, 34, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance and a paraphernalia charge stemming from a January 9 arrest by Sedalia Police Officer Michael Elwood. The defendant was sentenced to serve 2 years in prison.
Faries, Matthew, 34, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to tampering in the first degree and stealing and was sentenced to serve 3 years in prison. The defendant took a vehicle from the parking lot at Bothwell Regional Health Center December 29, and removed items from the vehicle before abandoning it. Sedalia Police Sgt. Josh Howell identified the defendant from video recordings in the hospital and in the parking lot.
Fisher, Brian 40, Stover, pleaded guilty to assault in the second degree and was placed on probation for 5 years. On January 17, 2013, the defendant assaulted the victim at a local bar after the victim made unwanted advances on the defendant’s girlfriend. The defendant continued to strike the victim, breaking bones in his face, after the victim was on the ground. Conditions of probation include 60 days of shock detention, restitution for medical bills, and a “no contact’ provision.
Hinckley, Leon, 25, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Sedalia Police Officer Lynnette Overstreet arrested the defendant December 17 after finding hydrocodone pills and unused plastic baggies in his possession. The defendant was sentenced to serve 4 years in prison.
Nicholson, Michael, 47, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to manufacture of a controlled substance, charges filed after the Pettis County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant August 6 and found growing marijuana plants outside the defendant’s home near Dresden. Execution of a 10 year sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for 5 years with a requirement that he submit to hair follicle testing every three months to detect whether he has been using drugs.
Rickerson, John, 38, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two driving while revoked charges stemming from a September 4 arrest by Sedalia Police Officer A. J. Silvey and a November 27 arrest by Sedalia Police Officer Bradley Arnold. The offenses were felonies due to the defendant’s prior convictions for similar offenses. He was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail.
Saathoff, Timothy, 55, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. The Sedalia Police Department’s S.T.I.N.G. Unit found methamphetamine and a pipe March 5 when serving a search warrant at the defendant’s home on Engineer. He was sentenced to serve 3 years in prison.
Stout, Kimberly, 43, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to stealing and was sentenced to serve 2 years in prison. Sedalia Police Officer Rodney Collins arrested the defendant June 15 after she was caught trying to leave Walmart without paying for over $600 in merchandise.
On February 19, Jameson Smith, 24, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two driving while revoked charges and was sentenced to serve 2 years in prison. On January 10, Sedalia Police Det. Daniel Benner attempted to arrest the defendant after seeing him drive a vehicle on Clinton Road. Two weeks later, Pettis County Dep. Shawn Apel arrested the defendant for the same offense on Whitfield Road.
Also on February 19, Timothy Hurr, 29, Warrensburg, was found guilty of felony driving while revoked at a bench trial before Judge Robert L. Koffman. The judge ordered a sentence assessment report and scheduled sentencing for April 8.
–Submitted by Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittelhauser