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Police Reports May 27


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


May 25

9:23 p.m.: Joshua Miller, 38, of the 3000 block of Oak Brook Boulevard, was arrested after officers conducted a vehicle stop at South Grand Avenue and West Ninth Street. The driver was confirmed to have a revoked driving status and was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released for driving with a revoked license.

10:45 p.m.: Ryan Neal Lefevers, 26, of the 27000 block of Southwood Lane, was arrested after officers responded to a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard in reference to a male subject masturbating in the parking lot. Witnesses gave a description of the man and the vehicle and with the assistance of Pettis County deputies, officers were able to locate and arrest Lefevers. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold for first-degree sexual misconduct.


May 22

12:46 a.m.: Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Winchester Drive. Charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree property damage, domestic assault, and sexual misconduct are being sought through the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office for one male suspect who had left prior to the officer's arrival.

May 24

1:24 p.m.: A male subject came into the police department lobby to report his EBT card had been used for an online purchase that he did not authorize.

6:11 p.m.: A female came into the police department lobby to report her bank account had been hacked. The female said $587.53 was taken from her account.

8:54 p.m.: Officers responded to the 1000 block of East 10th Street in reference to a well check. The complainant wanted a check on her sister due to her being bitten by a dog earlier. Officers made contact with the subject, who had minor injuries from a dog bite. The subject agreed to go to the hospital for further treatment. A report was made and will be submitted to Animal Control for further investigation.

May 25

1:08 a.m.: Officers responded to the 1300 block of South Lamine Avenue in reference to a suspicious vehicle. The driver consented to a search and a controlled substance and paraphernalia were located on the passenger side. They were collected and placed into evidence. Charges are being submitted.

11:23 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to a parking lot in the 400 block of West Third Street in reference to a hit-and-run accident. The victim advised their vehicle had been struck while parked in the lot and the striking vehicle left the scene without providing information. At the time of the report, the suspect had not been identified.

11:55 a.m.: An officer took a report in reference to a failure to return rental property from a business in the 2100 block of South Limit Avenue. A customer rented a vehicle and failed to return it on the agreed date. It was learned the suspect was incarcerated during the time the vehicle was required to be returned. The suspect’s girlfriend will be returning the vehicle.

7:11 p.m.: Officers responded to the 1600 block of South Grand Avenue in reference to a male subject having difficulties breathing. Officers located the subject unresponsive and began CPR until the Pettis County Ambulance District arrived. The subject was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center.

9:21 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to the police department lobby in reference to a theft report. The victim said someone stole change from his truck parked on Albright Court. No arrests have been made.

Missouri State Highway Patrol


May 25

2:52 p.m.: Landon J. Carstens, 22, of Beatrice, Nebraska, was arrested in Pettis County for felony resisting arrest, driving while intoxicated, speeding, and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway resulting in a crash. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.

Compiled by Chris Howell.