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Police Reports Feb. 23


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


Feb. 18

1:39 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the First Baptist Church in the 200 block of East Sixth Street for a subject check. It was reported that the subject had walked up to the church wearing a short-sleeved shirt, pajama pants, and was barefoot. The officer made contact with the subject and coordinated with multiple community resources to find the subject housing. Temporary housing was located and the community health liaison, as well as the Department of Health and Senior Services, will be following up with the subject.

8:10 p.m.: Officers responded to the Bothwell Regional Health Center emergency room for an assault report. The victim said her nephew had assaulted her near the 700 block of East Fifth Street. The victim had physical injury. Charges were sent to the Pettis County prosecutor for third-degree domestic assault.

Feb. 19

9:12 a.m.: An officer took a report of theft over the phone of a Nintendo switch game system which occurred on West Seventh Street near South Missouri Avenue. It was reportedly stolen Feb. 11. The system was valued at $800.

Feb. 20

3:56 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of East Sixth Street. regarding a theft that occurred Feb. 13. The victim reported that the suspect, who is currently in Columbia, stole a change jar containing $100-$150. The victim stated they wanted to press charges.

9:18 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 1800 block of South Snead Avenue for a property damage report. The victim stated that sometime between Feb. 10 and Feb. 19 someone damaged the rear bumper of her 2017 Chevrolet Cruze. Estimated damage was $500. There are no suspects at this time.

10:58 p.m.: Officers responded to a business in the 3500 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a theft report. Officers determined from the victim that a white Xbox 360 with five games and two black controllers had been stolen, along with a gold ring with 9.5-carat diamonds on it. A pair of white Nike shoes were also reported stolen.

Feb. 21

2:44 p.m.: Officers responded near North Osage Avenue and West Pettis Street for possible gunshots. Upon arrival, the officers were unable to find a victim. There were no witnesses willing to identify. The Bothwell emergency room reported a gunshot wound to a subject who was admitted. Officers identified the victim, who was medically stable, and wished to pursue charges.

Missouri State Highway Patrol


Feb. 20

8:51 p.m.: Rachael L. Belzer, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested in Pettis County for driving while intoxicated, careless and imprudent driving, and driving with no insurance. Belzer was taken to the Pettis County Jail and then subsequently released.