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
9:33 p.m.: Joey Douglas Hays, 32, of the 200 block of South Engineer Avenue, was arrested after members of the Crime Resolution Unit and K-9 unit executed a search warrant. Hayes was in possession of fentanyl and drug paraphernalia. Three subjects were arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Two residents at the address were placed on 24-hour holds pending charges. Hayes was arrested for drug possession - other dangerous drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Paul Timothy Leary, 52, of the 2700 block of South Stewart Avenue, was arrested for second-degree trafficking drugs. Linzee Payge Rank, 27, of the 200 block of South Engineer Avenue, was arrested for second-degree drug trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia.
8:14 p.m.: Jessica N. Tackett, 25, of the 1600 block of South Engineer Avenue, was arrested after she arrived at a traffic stop where the driver was being arrested. Tackett was intoxicated by drugs. She was arrested and taken to the hospital and the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked for driving while intoxicated – drugs.
9:49 p.m.: William F. Fizer, 39, of the 1500 block of South Grand Avenue, was arrested after a vehicle stop for legal window tint and suspected license suspension. Fizer was transported to the Pettis County Jail, booked and released with a charge of driving with a suspended driver's license.
9:53 p.m.: Jessica Lea Reed, 25, of the 1300 block of East Seventh Street, was arrested after a subject check at a business in the 1700 block of West Broadway Boulevard. After speaking with the subjects involved, Reed provided a false name and further investigation found a crystal substance testing positive for meth. Reed was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold for possession of a controlled substance and identity theft.
10:20 a.m.: An officer spoke with a victim over the phone who stated her wallet went missing while visiting her sister in the 1700 block of South Limit Avenue in early October. It is not known at this time if it was stolen or lost.
9:07 a.m.: An officer responded to the Sedalia Police Department lobby for a fraud report. A resident of the 900 block of East Seventh Street reported she was scammed by someone over the phone for a $300 Apple gift card. A suspect has not been identified.
7:11 a.m.: An officer responded to Liberty Park, 1500 W. Third St., for a property damage report. Park employees stated Christmas lights on the park's train depot were damaged, with damage valued at $450. At the time of the report, a suspect has not been located.
6:04 a.m.: An officer responded to a business in the 3100 block of Aaron Avenue to investigate property damage. The complainant stated someone threw a rock through the front glass door with an estimated damage of $750. There are no known suspects.
6:46 a.m.: An officer responded to a business in the 3100 block of Erika Avenue to investigate reported property damage. The complainant said someone had thrown a rock through a window valued at approximately $750. There are no suspects.
7:38 a.m.: An officer responded to the 2900 block of Clinton Road to investigate a report of property damage. The complainant showed two exterior windows of the business that had been shattered overnight. The damage is estimated at $1,500. There are no suspects.
12:27 p.m.: An officer patrolling the 700 block of West Broadway Boulevard was notified by a subject of a man getting out of a vehicle to steal a package from the porch of one of the nearby residences. The suspect vehicle was later located and the owner was questioned. The owner of the missing package could not be located at the time of the report. The investigation is ongoing.
12:39 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of East 14th Street for a call reporting an attempted scam. Officers gathered information for documentation.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
5:02 p.m.: Jeffrey J. Rodgers, 33, of Osage Beach, was arrested in Morgan County for a felony Camden County warrant, a felony Cole County warrant, no valid driver's license, failure to display valid plates, and a window tint violation. He was transported to the Morgan County Jail and held with no bond.
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