Andrews, Joshua, 24, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest. On August 2, 2013, Pettis County Sheriff’s Dep. Mark Morgan attempted to stop the defendant on Highway E. The defendant fled from the officer at high speeds and ran several stop signs before stopping near Green Ridge. The State recommended a 240-day county jail sentence and the case was continued to May 19 for sentencing.
Cochran, Justin, 28, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property in connection with jewelry stolen from a home in April of 2013. An investigation by Sedalia Police Det. Travis St.Cyr disclosed that the defendant sold some of the stolen jewelry to a local gold buyer. The defendant was sentenced to serve five years in prison.
Dotson, Melisa, 31, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to three counts of forgery and was placed on probation for five years. She admitted to Sedalia Police Det. Jill Green that she passed three counterfeit twenty-dollar bills at Sedalia convenience stores in February of 2013. While on probation, the defendant will be required to serve 10 days of shock detention and perform 120 hours of community service work.
Edgar, Anthony, 42, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to two driving while revoked offenses arising from arrests Dec. 3, 2012 by Sedalia Police Officer Michael Elwood and June 3, 2013 by Sedalia Police Officer Neva Overstreet. The charges were felonies because the defendant has at least four prior convictions for various offenses. He was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail.
Lamb, Nicole, 21, Marshall, pleaded guilty to stealing, admitting she and others loaded a shopping cart with merchandise at a Sedalia store and left without paying. She was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail.
Marimon, Jeovany, 41, Sedalia, pleaded guilty to driving without a valid license. Sedalia Police Officer Casey DeVorss arrested the defendant September 12 for the offense, a felony due to the defendant’s prior convictions. He was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail.
Milburn, Brian, 46, Sedalia, was sentenced to serve 7 years in prison on charges of possession of a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. The charges stemmed from the September 19 execution of a search warrant by the Sedalia Police Department’s S.T.I.N.G. Unit at a home on Fifth Street. Officers found methamphetamine and syringes in the defendant’s possession. The endangering charge was based on the fact that the defendant’s child also resided in that home. The defendant entered guilty pleas last month.
–Submitted by Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittelhauser