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
9:57 p.m.: Ashley I. Means, 24, of Chicago, Illinois, was arrested after a vehicle stop at West Broadway Boulevard and South Grand Avenue for driving with no headlights and speeding. The driver was confirmed to have no valid driving license and a warrant out of Johnson County. She was transported to the SPD and then to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges of driving while intoxicated, no driver's license, identity theft and the warrant from Johnson County.
1:22 p.m.: Cornelius A. Read, 37, of the 400 block of Buckner Court, was issued a citation after a traffic stop in the area of Fifth Street and Montgomery Avenue for no license plates. Read had a suspended driving status and was issued a summons for driving without a license.
1:33 a.m.: Kierra McGee, 30, of Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested after a traffic stop for an expired Missouri temporary tag near West Fourth Street and South Moniteau Avenue. McGee had a suspended driver's license and was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail and released.
2:10 a.m.: Jamie Lae King, 26, of the 3200 block of South Washington Avenue, was arrested after a traffic stop for improper registration on South Ingram Avenue and East 19th Street. The passenger gave a false name but when confronted, provided his real name. He has two failure to appear warrants, was arrested and placed in the patrol car. King consented to a search of the vehicle during which multiple items were located inside the driver's purse with methamphetamine residue on them. During a search of King, a bag of methamphetamine was recovered. The male was booked on his warrants. King was placed on a 24-hour hold with charges for possession of a dangerous drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.
2:50 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 1700 block of East Fourth Street in reference to harassment. The residents said they were sleeping and heard a loud boom. Packaging of the device was found. No arrests have been made at this time.
12:38 p.m.: An officer was flagged down in the parking lot of a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard by a female subject who stated she was shopping in the store when she got engaged in a verbal dispute with another party known to her. She stated that during that dispute the person threw a large slab of uncooked ribs at her. She stated the ribs struck her arm, causing pain, before coming to rest in her shopping cart. The case remains under investigation.
11:28 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Limit Avenue for a vehicle theft. The victim stated his motorcycle was stolen while he was at work.
1:40 a.m.: Officers responded to the 1800 block of East Seventh Street for a subject check. An adult female alleged that she had been assaulted by a subject known to her. The case is under investigation.
6 a.m.: An officer responded to East Cooper Street and South Washington Avenue regarding a vehicle that was partially off the roadway. It appeared to be stolen and was towed from the scene. No driver was found near the vehicle.
10:31 a.m.: An officer took a phone report of a trash can theft that occurred in the 1000 block of East 15th Street.
1:22 p.m.: A report of assault was lodged in the SPD lobby that occurred in the 600 block of West Fourth Street. The subject was referred to the Pettis County Juvenile office.
1:45 p.m.: An officer responded to a business in the 2800 block of East Broadway Boulevard in reference to property damage. Management said someone attempted to drill the locks off a vacuum in the early morning hours. The vacuum was damaged but they did not get in.
6:37 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 900 block of Winchester Drive for a report of theft. The caller stated someone had broken into his trailer and stolen multiple power tools valued at around $15,000.
4:58 p.m.: Officers responded to a business in the 700 block of West 16th Street for a female suspect who attempted to use a fake bill in a transaction. The suspect was not successful. The bill was recovered and a report was made.
8:06 p.m.: Officers took a report at the SPD in reference to a theft at a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The complainant stated a white male subject had entered the store and took merchandise and exited the store without paying. The subject has not been identified at this time.
11:51 p.m.: An officer spoke with a subject at the SPD in reference to a child investigation. The subject stated their juvenile daughter recently displayed inappropriate behavior that alarmed the parent. A Child Safe of Central Missouri interview will be scheduled to further investigate.
2:03 a.m.: Officers responded to the 600 block of West Second Street in reference to a theft. The victim reported his bike was stolen from the residence. A suspect has been identified.