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
732 p.m.: A 17-year-old male, of the 300 block of North Park Avenue, was arrested after officers were dispatched to a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a possible burglary. The suspect slid under the gate to retrieve his sister's wallet, which was left inside the business after it closed. There was damage to the wall where the lock inserts. The suspect was arrested and released on a summons for destruction of property.
11:52 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to a business in the 500 block of South Ohio Avenue for a report of a possible forgery. The owner stated that on Monday, May 3 a man with an African accent called and made several purchases over the phone using a credit card. Some of the purchases were for Apple cards with different amounts of money. The suspect asked the reporting party to take pictures of the card and send it to him. It was later discovered that the phone number and address were not in service and the cards have been emptied of around $400. At the time of the report, no further information about the suspect or possible credit card victim could be found.
2:40 a.m.: Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of East 13th Street and South New York Avenue. The driver got out of the vehicle and ran from officers. The license plates were seized from the vehicle.
3:32 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to Vermont Park for a report of property damage. Guardsman Security called to report they had found a damaged bathroom door, causing the door to not close completely.
Pettis County Sheriff's Office
3:42 p.m.: Deputies took a report for the theft of an ATV from the 11000 block of Alexander Road in Pettis County. According to the victim, the vehicle theft occurred between April 11 and May 5. The investigation continues.