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.

Pettis County Sheriff’s Office


May 31

4:28 a.m.: Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of New York Street and Saline Street in Sedalia for a vehicle displaying expired tags. The driver continued on Saline Street for several blocks, failing to stop for the emergency lights and siren, before stopping. Upon contact with the driver, Michael D. Thomlinson was arrested for resisting arrest, failure to register a motor vehicle, and no proof of insurance. 


May 30 

12:30 a.m.: Deputies took a report in the 23000 block of Route O in reference to shots being fired into parked vehicles at a residence. There were no injuries and the investigation is still ongoing.

City Reporter

Emily Walton is the city reporter for the Sedalia Democrat, covering local government and various city departments.

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