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
3:04 a.m.: Trevor D. Payne, 20, of Warsaw, was arrested near Clinton Road and South Grand Avenue on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
An officer observed a vehicle swerve sharply into the westbound lane of Clinton Road, then back into the eastbound lane. At the intersection of Clinton Road and South Grand Avenue, the vehicle stopped beyond the stop sign. Upon contact with the driver, an odor of marijuana was detected. The vehicle was searched and methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found. The driver was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of charges.
7:42 p.m.: Carl Nagy III, 36, of the 400 block of North Summit Avenue, was issued a municipal court summons in the 2100 block of East Broadway Boulevard for destruction of property. Devon Balark, 29, of the 500 block of East 10th, was issued a municipal court summons in the 2100 block of East Broadway Boulevard for public peace disturbance.
Officers responded to a disturbance in the alley where dispatch advised there were subjects with two-by-fours. Balark said Nagy had broken out the tail light of his vehicle while in the alley. Nagy admitted to hitting it with a stick, but claimed it was self-defense because Balark allegedly swerved toward him.
Nagy said Balark was in his mom’s driveway and refused to leave, causing a scene.
8:33 p.m.: A male subject reported an unknown subject shot his work van’s windows out with a paintball gun and his residence was also hit in the 1300 block of East Third Street. Two vehicle windows were shattered. Evidence of paint was found inside and outside the vehicle.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke