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
1:59 p.m.: Charity S. Card, 25, of the 700 block of East 15th Street, was arrested for shoplifting at a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. $294.66 worth of merchandise was concealed as Card left the store with no attempt to pay. She was located and an additional $628.45 worth of stolen merchandise was located in her possession. She was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold pending a charge of shoplifting.
7:43 p.m.: Dale Lee Anson II, 30, of the 1300 block of East Boonville Road, was arrested after officers initiated a traffic stop on a truck for expired registration. A check showed the suspect’s license status as barred out of Iowa. He was arrested for driving with a suspended license, taken to the police department and released with a City ticket.
12:29 p.m.: Calvin L. Waller, 27, the 400 block of Buckner Court, was arrested after officers observed a passenger car with no license plate lights. After a traffic stop, the driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license and a passenger was arrested for a warrant out of Pettis County. Both the driver and the passenger, Michael R. Butler, 27, of the 1600 block of South Wagner Street, were taken to the Pettis County Jail for processing.
10:58 a.m.: A referral was forward forwarded to the SPD regarding a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in the 500 block of South Grand Avenue earlier in the month. Detectives are investigating the incident.
2:53 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center emergency room regarding an incident of domestic abuse that occurred earlier that day. The victim appeared to have sustained major injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia for further care. Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect but were unsuccessful. A warrant request has been submitted for second-degree domestic assault and second-degree child endangerment.
3:57 p.m.: A victim reported his license plates were stolen in the 1500 block of South Ohio Avenue. His license plates were entered into a statewide database as stolen.
5:38 p.m.: An officer took a report over the phone regarding disclosures made by a possible juvenile victim in the 400 block of West 17th Street. The information was not detailed enough to request a forensic interview, however, follow-up will be conducted.
9:04 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of West Seventh Street for a report of harassment. A suspect has been identified and located.
3:39 p.m.: A theft report was taken in the police department lobby. A victim reported his moped was stolen from the 600 block of South Moniteau Avenue.
5:42 p.m.: A report was taken in the police department lobby about a theft of utilities. The victim stated they own a rental property in the 2400 block of West Main Street where a tenant is stealing electricity. The suspect has been identified and charges are being requested from the prosecutor.
7:45 p.m.: A report was taken in the police department lobby regarding a domestic assault at Katy Park that occurred around 6 p.m. The victim stated the suspect attempted to hit her with his car. Charges are being requested through the prosecutor's office.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
11:08 a.m.: Brian S. Priess, 60, of Higginsville, was arrested in Johnson County for three counts of trafficking for sexual exploitation, three counts of second-degree sexual trafficking of a child, three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of first-degree rape, one count of first-degree attempted rape, eight counts of first-degree sodomy, three counts of second-degree promoting child pornography, three counts of possession of child pornography, three counts of patronizing prostitution, three counts of second-degree promoting obscenity, and three counts of child use for sexual performance. He was transported to the Johnson County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold pending charges.