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
11:12 p.m.: Logan A. Lewis, 23, no address given, was arrested near the intersection of West 14th Street and South Barrett Avenue on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. An officer conducted a traffic stop and asked the driver and suspect if there was anything illegal in the car. The suspect said he had a marijuana pipe and a second marijuana pipe in his backpack. Marijuana was also found in the vehicle.
10:25 a.m.: Preston Jerrell Poindexter, 32, of the 400 block of North Engineer Avenue, was arrested in the 400 block of Buckner Court on charges of second degree property damage, third degree domestic assault, resisting arrest and first degree trespassing. Officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress. The responding officer received the suspect’s identity, description and direction of travel. The officer made contact with the suspect who refused to stop, continued walking then ran north through a field. A perimeter was established around the field and the suspect was arrested.
2:10 p.m.: Terry Roark Jr., 36, of Eldon, was arrested in the 1500 block of South Grand Avenue on charges of violation of a protection order, possession of a controlled substance in a county jail and possession of a synthetic narcotic. Officers responded to a report of a disturbance. A woman said she and a suspect known to her were in a verbal argument. Dispatch told the officer the woman had a full order of protection against the suspect. Dispatch also said a caller saw a man run out of the residence. The officer arrested for violation of a court order. Once at the Pettis County Jail, a baggie of methamphetamine was found in his pocket.
4:19 a.m.: Thomas Edwin Beck, 28, of the 2800 block of Robin Lane, was arrested near the intersection of West Seventh Street and South Grand Avenue on a charge of driving with a suspended license. He was released at the scene with a municipal court summons.
6:10 a.m.: Officers responded to a burglary report in the 1700 block of West Ninth Street. Upon arrival they found two businesses with damaged front doors. The suspect entered both businesses and stole miscellaneous items from each place.
6:18 p.m.: A suspect reportedly backed into the west side of a business in the 1900 block of West Main Street. The suspect, who was possibly driving a black Dodge pickup truck without a rear license plate, quickly drove off.
5 p.m.: A juvenile was reportedly shot in the eye with a BB gun in the 1100 block of West 16th Street. An officer met with the victim and a juvenile witness who said they were walking to the park when confronted by two other juveniles. One pulled out a pistol with an orange tip and shot the victim with BBs. The victim had a serious eye injury and was taken to the Columbia Children’s Hospital.
3:42 p.m.: An unknown subject reportedly removed the lock from the shed at a residence in the 600 block of West Fourth Street and stole a Honda scooter and a chop saw.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
7:25 p.m.: Loran M. Patterson, 24, of Kansas City, was arrested in Morgan County on charges of possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
12:01 a.m.: Natasha N. Sanders, 27, of Jefferson City, was arrested in Morgan County on charges of driving with a revoked license and speeding. She was also arrested for a Cooper County misdemeanor warrant for driving with a revoked license.
4:37 p.m.: Michael D. Slate, 60, of Columbia, was arrested in Pettis County on charges of driving while intoxicated and speeding.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke