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
10:45 a.m.: Juan C. Ponce, 38, of the 1600 block of East Seventh Street, was arrested in the 200 block of West Second Street on two counts of child molestation in the first degree and two counts of sexual misconduct involving a 9-year-old. Ponce was booked into the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold with bond set at $100,000.
10 a.m.: Ryan J. Garrigus, 19, of the 1700 block of South Beacon Avenue, was issued a municipal court summons on a charge of theft by shoplifting of a tablet cover, valued at $39 from a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The alleged theft occurred Oct. 29.
Noon: Kayden E. Rasmussen, 18, of the 28500 block of state Route W in Smithton, was issued a municipal court summons on a charge of theft by shoplifting of a tablet cover, valued at $39 from a business in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard. The alleged theft occurred Oct. 29.
6:36 p.m.: Sean S. Burke, 44, of the 3200 block of state Route M in Sedalia, was arrested in the 500 block of West Main Street on charges of disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.
Pettis County Sheriff’s Office
6:29 a.m.: Maria F. Marsala, age unknown, of the 27000 block of state Route U, was arrested on a charge of interfering with a felony arrest in the 27500 block of Route U.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
3:15 p.m.: Michael A. Luke, 22, of Overland Park, Kansas, was arrested in Pettis County on charges of resisting arrest, careless and imprudent driving and speeding.
11:08 p.m.: Robert E. Crum, 47, of Sedalia, was arrested in Pettis County on charges of driving while intoxicated, speeding, no insurance, no seat belt and failure to signal.
— Compiled by Tim Epperson