This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved in each case.
Sedalia Police Department
8:45 a.m.: Animal abuse was reported in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard as a man left a dog in a vehicle in a parking lot with the windows partially rolled down as heat indexes climbed into the upper 80s. Witnesses reported the dog exhibited signs of overheating. Animal control gave the dog water and the owner was issued a municipal summons.
11:05 a.m.: An assault was reported in the 3000 block of South Limit Avenue after a bicyclist was yelled at and cut off by a motorist causing him to crash.
5:30 p.m.: A dog valued at $200 was reported stolen in the 600 block of South Lafayette Avenue.
6:14 p.m.: A Dell laptop computer valued at $399 was reported stolen from a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard.
7:07 p.m.: A vehicle tire was reported punctured in the 400 block of East 19th Street.
— Compiled by Pat Pratt