Afternoon Sedalia Police Crime Reports For August 29, 2014
29-year-old Sedalia man arrested on traffic violations Thursday
At 12:36 Thursday morning Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at Broadway and Curry Drive for no license plate lights. Upon contact with the driver 29-year-old Jose Luis Alejo-Rodriguez he was found to have 2 previous convictions for no driver’s license. Rodriguez was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.
Unlawful use of a handgun investigated Wednesday evening
According to a police report a witness called the police station just before 5pm Wednesday evening to report a subject displayed a handgun outside a vehicle window in the area of 32nd and Limit. The witness turned off, and away from the vehicle, then called the police. The suspect was not located.
Barking dog alerts witness to an attempted break-in on East 9th
Just after 2pm Thursday afternoon Sedalia Police investigated an attempted break-in in the 700 block of East 9th. According to the police report a witness was alerted by a barking dog and saw the two men attempting to enter a building. Both men were described as thin with one wearing a white tank top with blue shorts, and the other one wearing a blue muscle shirt, blue jeans, and a blue cap. The suspects fled before the police arrived.
Thieves steal a $50 lawnmower in the 1100 block of 7th
Thursday afternoon a victim in the 1100 block of East 7th reported the theft of a lawnmower valued at $50. The victim said the theft took place sometime after Tuesday. There were no suspects at news time.
Credit information used fraudulently at Walmart Store
At 3:51 Wednesday afternoon Sedalia Police responded to a residence in the 400 block of East 20th on a case of fraudulent use of credit information. Upon contact with the victim he told the officers someone was using his credit information on the Walmart website. The suspect had not been located at the time of the police report.
Thieves steal an iPod and candy from a vehicle, but leave a hoody behind
Around 11am this (Friday) morning Sedalia Police investigated thefts from a vehicle in the 500 block of West 22nd sometime overnight. The victim stated she had found a hoody, and air freshener in the front seat of the vehicle. The thieves reportedly got away with an iPod, and a bag of candy. The items were valued at approximately $50. There were no suspects at news time.
Pokemon wallet, and a cell phone are reported stolen Wednesday morning
At 10:42 Wednesday morning a male victim in the 1200 block of South Osage told Sedalia Police that sometime overnight someone stole his Pokemon wallet, and a cell phone from his vehicle. The victim also believes the thief or thieves may have syphoned gas from the vehicle. There was no suspect information available at news time.
Wednesday afternoon a victim on North Park reports the theft of his gas
Just before 3pm Wednesday afternoon a victim in the 300 block of North Park reported approximately $30 worth of gas was syphoned from his vehicle.
Thieves steal bricks and house numbers from a residence on South Moniteau
Just after 3pm Thursday afternoon a victim in the 1200 block of South Moniteau reported thefts from his property to the Sedalia Police. The victim told the officers, that sometime overnight someone stole landscape bricks, and the numbers for his address from the front of his home. There were no suspects.