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Police Reports Oct. 21


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


Oct. 19

8:52 p.m.: Josephine Cordelia Merrick, 20, of the 2500 block of North Woodlawn Drive, was arrested after Sedalia police investigated a harassment report in the 900 block of South Quincy Avenue. Merrickā€™s vehicle was stopped at West 14th Street and South Prospect Avenue and the officer found she didn't have a valid driver's license. Merrick was transported to the Sedalia Police Department and given a ticket for driving without a license.

9:43 p.m.: Roger Wayne Lindsey Sr., 59, of the 600 block of East 16th Street, was arrested after officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failing to maintain a lane. The driver opened the door of the vehicle and officers noticed a baggie containing a crystal substance that later tested positive for methamphetamine. Lindsey was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold for possession of a controlled substance.


Oct. 19

9:45 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a hit-and-run crash near West Broadway Boulevard and South Grand Avenue. Information was collected for a report.

10:23 p.m.: A victim reported unknown suspects stole license plates from her vehicle while it was parked at a business in the 4400 block of Wisconsin Avenue.

Compiled by Chris Howell.