Junior High Student reports a case of harassment on her way home from school

Around 9:15 Thursday morning the Sedalia police responded to Smith Cotton Junior High School on a report of harassment. Upon arrival a female student reported a male driver in a blue car had followed her home after school on Wednesday, and was reportedly performing sexual acts on himself. There was no other information

Three Sedalia men sentenced in Circuit Court on felony charges

On January the 29th 30-year-old Dustin Tiege of Sedalia was sentenced to concurrent 12-year sentences on charges of possession with the intent to deliver, and trafficking second degree in Pettis County Circuit Court. The charges stemmed from a traffic stop on July the 19th, 2011 when Tietge was found to be in possession of 88 grams methamphetamine. He was sentenced as a prior drug offender.

Also on the 29th of January, 35-year-old Jason Klein of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies found 5 grams of the drug in his pocket during an investigation of a vehicle parked in a field off of McVey Road on February the 23rd of last year. Klein was sentenced to 9-years in prison as a prior drug offender.

On the 30th of January 28-year-old Travis Lawson of Sedalia pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance as a prior offender. According to court documents on August the 16th of last year Sedalia Police Officer, Kevin Klein found about 20 grams of methamphetamine in Lawson’s shoe. Lawson was sentenced to 10-years in prison.

Injuries reported to a Sedalia man during an assault

At 12:30 this (Friday) morning Sedalia police were dispatched to the Bothwell Hospital on an assault complaint. Upon arrival officers talked to a 26-year-old male patient who was being treated for injuries resulting from an assault. There were no details on the assault, and a suspect was not named in the police report.

Thieves steal copper pipes from the basement of a rental house on West 2nd

Around 11:30 Wednesday morning Sedalia police responded to a residence in the 600 block of West 2nd on a burglary report.  Upon arrival the owner of the rental property reported, that sometime after 4:15 Tuesday afternoon someone broke into the house, and cut several pieces of copper water pipes from the basement. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.

Walmart reports a $20 counterfeit bill was received Thursday

On Thursday Sedalia police responded to the Walmart store on a counterfeit $20 bill the store received. There were no suspects in the case. The bogus bill has been placed in evidence.