Five vehicle break-ins were reported earlier this week, resulting in several stolen items including a firearm.
The Sedalia Police Department received four reports early Wednesday morning. According to a SPD report, at 6:31 a.m. a victim reported someone broke into their vehicle overnight in the 2100 block of South Missouri Avenue. They did not notice anything damaged or missing.
At 6:50 a.m., three vehicles at the same residence in the 2100 block of South Missouri Avenue were reported gone through. Prescription pills and a hunting knife were reported stolen.
At 7:26 a.m., a victim reported that overnight someone rummaged through their vehicle parked in a driveway in the 800 block of Brentwood Avenue. Medication and change were taken. The victim said they believed the vehicle was locked.
At 7:58 a.m., a victim reported a loaded silver-over-black .40 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and a couple dollars in bills and change were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway in the 3100 block of South Stewart Avenue. Estimated total of stolen items is $500.
The Pettis County Sheriff’s Office also received a similar report. According to a sheriff’s office report, at 5:14 p.m. Thursday, theft from a vehicle was reported in the 2800 block of Meadow Wood Drive in Sedalia.
The reports did not indicate if officers believe the incidents are connected.