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
5:38 a.m.: Homer Jacob Lucas, 34, of the 1100 block of West Seventh Street, was arrested at his residence on charges of second degree burglary, stealing, and two warrants. Officers responded to a report of a subject with a warrant, who was located and placed into custody. While waiting for dispatch to confirm the warrants, the suspect told officers he had broken into his neighbor’s residence and stole items. Officers checked the residence and found items missing in places the suspect said he took them from. The items were found in the suspect’s basement.
8:56 p.m.: An officer responded to a report of a subject with warrants in the 3800 block of East Broadway Boulevard. The caller told dispatch the subject was headed to Sedalia. The officer located the subject driving westbound on a motorcycle. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspect continued to drive. A pursuit ensued to the area of Broadway Boulevard and Ingram Avenue, but the officer lost sight of the vehicle when it turned south on Ingram.
Pettis County Sheriff’s Office
12:11 a.m.: Bobby Clark, of Smithton, was arrested in the 200 block of West Smith Street in Smithton on charges of third degree domestic assault, assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.
3:05 a.m.: A vehicle was reported stolen in the 3700 block of South Grand Avenue in Sedalia.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
6:22 p.m.: Terence C. Culler, 24, of La Monte, was arrested in Lafayette County on charges of driving while intoxicated, improper lane usage and no seat belt.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke