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
1:01 p.m.: James Edward Chapman, 33, of the 800 block of East Fourth Street, was arrested after a traffic stop because the driver appeared to be a subject with warrants and a suspended license. The officer made contact with the subject and recognized him as a different subject, however, dispatch confirmed Chapman's license was also revoked. He was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail for driving with a suspended license.
1:24 p.m.: Floyd E. Flippin Jr., of the 300 block of East Sixth Street, was arrested after a traffic stop at East Sixth Street and South Lamine Avenue for a traffic violation. The operator was found to have a revoked driving status and a search of his person located drug paraphernalia. He was placed under arrest for driving while revoked and for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
2 p.m.: Tayler Madison Cochran, 18, of the 29000 block of Lakeshore Drive, was issued a summons after an officer was dispatched to a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard regarding a theft report. It was discovered an employee was stealing from the business. Cochran was interviewed and released with a summons.
5:23 p.m.: William Scott Gudde, 28, of the 22000 block of Glaze Brook Road, was arrested after officers observed a vehicle with expired plates at East Main Street and Oak Grove Lane. Officers made a traffic stop and found the driver had a suspended license. He was arrested, transported to the police department, and released with a summons.
7:08 p.m.: Spencer Dudley Ross, 51, of Sedalia, was arrested after officers were dispatched to Bothwell Regional Health Center for a subject disturbing the peace. Ross was uncooperative and was arrested, transported to the Pettis County Jail, charged with disturbance of the peace, booked and released to a sober person.
8:13 p.m.: Anita Marie Burke, 48, from the 600 block of Moniteau Avenue, was arrested after officers were dispatched for a disturbance. The victim said she'd been in a physical altercation with a woman known to her. The suspect denied causing the injury. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the suspect was the primary physical aggressor. Burke was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was placed on a 24-hour hold pending a charge of second-degree domestic assault.
10:19 p.m.: Hayden Wayne Martin, 20, of the 21000 block of Westmoreland Road, was arrested after an officer was alerted to a hit-and-run accident by witnesses near Magnolia Street and South Moniteau Avenue. A strong odor of marijuana led to the arrest of the intoxicated driver. He was arrested and transported to the police department. Martin refused a breathalyzer and a search warrant for his blood was obtained. He was transported to Bothwell for a blood draw then to the Pettis County Jail for a 24-hour hold pending charges of driving while intoxicated – prior offender, leaving the scene of an accident, driving with a suspended driver's license, possession of marijuana, and possession of liquor by a minor.
12:30 p.m.: Officers responded to the 1800 block of South Lafayette Avenue for a disturbance. Contact was made with a female subject who reported that a male subject assaulted her and fled the scene before officers arrived.
9:02 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to the 1800 block of East Seventh Street for a report of a missing juvenile who never showed up for school. It was later determined the missing juvenile was with another juvenile and they had shown up to school. There will be a juvenile referral made.
Pettis County Sheriff's Office
9:32 a.m.: Deputies took a report of a missing juvenile in the 20000 block of Allen Road in Knob Noster.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
7:55 p.m.: Arnold L. Wilson, 78, of Sedalia, was arrested in Pettis County for driving while intoxicated and failure to maintain the right half of the roadway. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and released.