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
8:30 a.m.: Davy Joe Rasa, 24, of the 300 block of South Engineer Avenue, was arrested near the intersection of South Vermont Avenue and West 23rd Street on charges of driving with a revoked/suspended license, careless driving, resisting arrest, identity theft, operating after dark without lights, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, possession of synthetic narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested after SPD officers conducted a traffic stop on Rasa’s vehicle. He was asked to step away from the vehicle so a search could be performed, and he fled from the scene and was pursued by officers.
1:43 p.m.: A Coleman kerosene heater, JVC stereo system and a Zenith TV were reported stolen from a residence in the 500 block of South Engineer Avenue.
6:20 p.m.: A subject reportedly kicked in the front door of a residence in the 1200 block of South Lamine Avenue and stole a laptop.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke