PETTIS COUNTY, Mo.— (update 01/14/2020 05:30) Bond discussion takes place Tuesday for a Smithton man accused of several felonies in Pettis County. Casey J. Whitson faces charges of robbery, burglary, kidnapping, armed criminal action, and one lesser charge relating to events occurring at the start of the new year. The hearing gets underway at 10:30 a.m.


PETTIS COUNTY, Mo – A homeless man from Sedalia is facing five charges in Pettis County.

Photo from previous arrest

According to the Sedalia Police Department, Casey Whitson, 40, is facing 1st degree robbery, 1st degree burglary, 1st degree kidnapping, armed criminal action and 2nd degree property damage.

The charges stem from events on New Years Day.