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Police Reports Aug. 5


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


Aug. 2

3:34 p.m.: Anthony L. Miller, 49, of Sedalia, was arrested after an officer was dispatched to Walmart, for a report of trespassing. The suspect was issued a trespass warning July 27 and he was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24-hour hold pending a trespass charge.


Aug. 2

4:20 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 3100 block of South Limit Avenue in reference to a disturbance. The caller stated she had been assaulted by a male known to her who left in her vehicle. The victim requested medical treatment and was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center. The officer was not able to get a statement from the suspect and no arrests have been made at this time.

8:40 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 1000 block of South Carr Avenue for a report of a stolen blue recycling garbage can valued at $60. The victim stated someone took the container from the south end of his property. There are no suspects.

8:56 a.m.: Officers responded to the 400 block of East Seventh Street for a report of property damage. The caller stated that he came outside and noticed that his tires had been cut. While speaking with the caller about his vehicle, it was noticed that a second vehicle also had a cut tire. Contact was made with the second vehicle's owner. There is no suspect known at the time of this report. 

10:26 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 600 block of West Pettis Street for a report of a stolen vehicle. The owner stated that he came outside that morning and saw his 2003 red Ford F250 pickup truck was missing. He checked the surveillance camera and saw the vehicle leaving the lot at 6:20 a.m. but was not able to see what the driver looked like. The vehicle was last seen going south on North Missouri Avenue. The truck is valued at $8,500. There are no suspects at this time.

11:50 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 3100 block of West Broadway Boulevard regarding a report of property damage. Sometime Aug. 1, someone had attempted to break into the back of the van parked at the business. The complainant estimated it would cost approximately $500 to repair. There is no suspect information. 

3:24 p.m.: Officers responded to a business in the 100 block of South Lamine Avenue, for a vehicle theft. The owner stated he dropped off the vehicle on July 23. There are no suspects at the time of this report.

Aug. 3

6:49 a.m.: A homeowner in the 900 block of South Porter Avenue found a window to his garage open. As he was investigating, he observed a male subject not familiar to him looking into the garage from the outside. The unknown male quickly fled the scene and it was later determined he also entered an unlocked vehicle parked at the residence and stole an unknown amount of change.

7:50 a.m.: Officers responded to the 700 block of East Fourth Street for a theft report. When officers arrived they spoke to the caller, who stated that several items were taken from her vehicle. There is a suspect at the time of this report.

6:00 p.m.: Daniel Ray Smith, 22, of the 1700 block of South Quincy Avenue, was issued a summons for an animal running at large. 

6:04 p.m.: An officer took a report in the SPD lobby in reference to a property damage that occurred at a business in the 900 block of South Normandy Road. The victim stated that sometime between Aug. 1 and Aug. 3 somewhere cut the locks off of her storage units. The victim does not know if any items have been stolen because the storage company placed their own locks on the units. 

Pettis County Sheriff's Office


July 27

5:54 p.m.: A deputy was dispatched to the 1400 block of Elm Hills Boulevard for a property damage report. The owner of a trailer discovered up to five of his windows were damaged with what appears to be BB holes. The victim estimated the damage at about $800. There is no suspect information at this time.

Aug. 3

11 a.m.: A report was made to deputies that someone stole a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee from the 25000 block of Anderson School Road. The investigation continues.


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