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
1:49 a.m.: An officer observed a vehicle westbound on East Broadway Boulevard with a headlight and brake light out as well as no working license plate lights. The vehicle was stopped on East Broadway Boulevard at South Engineer Avenue. During a consent search of the driver, it was revealed he was in possession of a controlled substance and a search of the vehicle revealed drug paraphernalia. Charles D. Duncan, 40, of Ibernia, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
9:30 a.m.: An officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle for improper license plates in the area of South Engineer Avenue and East Fourth Street. The driver provided a false identity and his correct one was soon discovered. The driver was found to have three warrants and a forged expiration sticker. The driver also did not have a license. Jordan D. Wehmeyer, 30, of Sedalia, was arrested for the warrants, forgery, identity theft and operating a vehicle without a license.
6:46 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of South Vermont Avenue for a pet theft. The owner stated they let their dog outside around 5 p.m. and noticed he was gone 45 minutes later. The dog’s name is Vandal and he is a blue nose pitbull, gray and white in color and around 85 pounds. He was last seen with a nylon collar with a black “Pet Safe” fence shocker.
11:27 p.m.: A vehicle was reported stolen in the 2000 block of East Seventh Street. The complainant stated their vehicle was stolen from their driveway around 11:27 p.m. and they witnessed the vehicle leaving the driveway and heading north. The stolen vehicle is a 2003 gray Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD estimated at around $8,500.