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
8:43 a.m.: Jamar M. Staten, 20, of the 3000 block of Jerome Drive, was arrested in the 200 block of West Second Street on charges of first degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action. Staten is accused of stabbing a victim in the mid-section at 2:54 a.m. Aug. 2. The victim was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center and then University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. A witness later identified Staten as the suspect.
8:32 p.m.: Haley Nichole Piers, 19, of the 600 block of North Missouri Avenue, was issued a municipal court summons in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard for stealing.
2:31 p.m.: Thomas Lenard Lee, 44, no address given, was arrested in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard on a charge of stealing.
5:57 p.m.: Jennifer R. Church, 28, of the 1100 block of South Harding Avenue, was arrested in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard on a charge of stealing.
7:01 p.m.: James Eugene Wyatt, 34, of the 500 block of West Young Street, was arrested near the intersection of West Sixth Street and South Grand Avenue on a charge of driving with a suspended license.
11:02 p.m.: A hit-and-run vehicle accident was reported in a business parking lot in the 1600 block of South Limit Avenue.
10:26 p.m.: A female subject was reportedly assaulted by a male subject in the 1000 block of East 10th Street while she was attempting to get him to turn down his music.
11:14 a.m.: A cash drawer and an undisclosed amount of cash was reported stolen from a business in the 1700 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The complainant was completing an inventory of stolen items, estimated to be more than $750.
4:54 p.m.: A purse containing $2.50 in change, an ID card and 120 Percocet pills was reported stolen from an unlocked car in the 2200 block of West Fifth Street.
7:50 p.m.: A pink/purple BMX-style bicycle, valued at $150, was reported stolen from inside a residence in the 1100 block of South Ohio Avenue.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
3:30 p.m.: Bryon L. Rhoads, 43, of Sedalia, was arrested in Pettis County on charges of two counts of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
12:49 a.m.: Jesse A. Murphy, 20, of Kingsville, was arrested in Johnson County on charges of driving while intoxicated, failure to drive on the right half of the road resulting in a crash and minor visibly intoxicated.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke