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
8:15 a.m.: Kevin A. Murray, 35, of the 2200 block of West Fifth Street, was arrested in the 800 block of Thompson Boulevard on a charge of two counts of stealing. Officers responded to a report of a white male entering a store and taking clothing without paying. The man allegedly took the security tags off the items and left his personal clothing in the dressing room. The man’s clothing appeared to be stolen from another store in the area. The officer went to a business in the 3100 block of West Broadway Boulevard and the manager identified the items as belonging to the store. The security tags were taken from the items and removed from the store by the same man. While on patrol, the officer located the subject.
8:50 p.m.: Farris L. Higginbotham, 19, of the 1300 block of South Porter Avenue, was arrested near the intersection of West Second Street and South Moniteau Avenue on charges of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and failure to drive on the right half of the road.
10:42 p.m.: Bailey Austeen Adams, 19, of Smithton, was arrested near the intersection of West Third Street and South Gentry Avenue on charges of driving with a suspended license and no/defective headlights.
12:24 p.m.: Mark A. Dean, 23, of the 700 block of West Fourth Street, was arrested near the intersection of East Sixth Street and South Hancock Avenue on charges of driving with a revoked license and possession of marijuana. A traffic stop was conducted for a vehicle with no license plates. While arresting the man, the officer located a baggie of marijuana in his pocket. The man admitted to an additional baggie of marijuana in the center console of the vehicle, which the officer located.
10:28 p.m.: Amber N. Redmon, 18, of the 1900 block of South Ingram Avenue, was arrested at her residence on a charge of second degree assault. Officers responded to a report of an assault with a knife. The officers made contact with the victim and the suspect, arresting the suspect.
6:38 p.m.: An aluminum extension ladder, valued at $100, was reported stolen from a backyard in the 2200 block of West First Street.
10:12 a.m.: Someone reportedly cut a hole in the fence around a business parking lot in the 500 block of West Main Street and stole a 2006 ZHEJ scooter, valued at $800.
12:15 p.m.: A Ruger 380 ACP pistol, valued at $150, was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 2900 block of West 11th Street.
3:50 p.m.: Officers responded to a report of gunshots in the 1700 block of South Beacon Avenue. They found three bullet holes in the house. The victim was contacted regarding property damage. The investigation is ongoing.
5:25 p.m.: Jewelry, money and a Samsung cell phone, total valued at $1,210, were reported stolen from a residence in the 1200 block of East Sixth Street.
9:43 p.m.: A hit-and-run vehicle accident was reported near the intersection of South Engineer Avenue and East Third Street. The victim reported their vehicle was struck from behind as it was traveling at a high rate of speed and without headlights.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
8:45 p.m.: Brian C. Reichel, 37, of Freeburg, was arrested in Benton County on a charge of boating while intoxicated.
10:47 p.m.: Joseph C. Petree, 53, of Sedalia, was arrested in Pettis County on charges of possession of marijuana and no insurance.
1:52 a.m.: Devyn M. Schaeffer, 21, of Warrensburg, was arrested in Johnson County on charges of driving while intoxicated and no insurance.
4:54 p.m.: Victor M. Bustamante, 34, of Osage Beach, was arrested in Morgan County on charges of speeding, driving with a revoked license and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
1:43 a.m.: Harley G. Collette, 18, of Marshall, was arrested in Saline County on charges of driving while intoxicated and careless and imprudent driving.
7:25 p.m.: Barbara J. Foley, 51, of Blue Springs, was arrested in Henry County on charges of driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest and third degree assault.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke