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
8:14 a.m.: William R. Ash Jr., 39, of the 28000 block of McGee Road, was arrested near the intersection of West Second Street and South Osage Avenue on a charge of driving with a suspended license.
9:11 p.m.: Benjamin Wyatt Young, 39, of the 1300 block of West 32nd Street, was issued a municipal court summons near the intersection of South Ohio Avenue and West 24th Street for possession of drug paraphernalia. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle. After a computer check with dispatch revealed no warrants, the driver consented to a search of his vehicle. Drug paraphernalia was located in the vehicle.
6:52 a.m.: Dominque J. Taylor, 26, of the 400 block of North Missouri Avenue, was arrested near the intersection of South Thompson Avenue and East 10th Street on a charge of second degree domestic assault. Officers responded to a report of an assault. A female victim reported she was assaulted by the suspect, who left in a vehicle. The suspect was located driving a short time later and was arrested on an outstanding warrant. After further investigation, the suspect was placed on a 24-hour hold for domestic assault pending the filing of formal charges.
7:29 a.m.: An officer noticed a white male subject driving a gold Chevy Cavalier in the 600 block of West Broadway Boulevard that was familiar to him. As the vehicle approached the officer at the intersection, the officer saw a driver wanted for an active felony warrant. When the officer activated his emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle took off at a high rate of speed traveling west on West Broadway Boulevard, ignoring speed limit and street signs. The vehicle was pursued to the county and involved SPD officers and Pettis County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Neither the vehicle or the suspect were located.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke