Sedalia Police investigate a call involving children home alone

At 7:18 the morning of the 24th of July the Sedalia Police Department received a call concerning a young child playing in an alley unsupervised. Upon arrival officers located the child, and two brothers’ and one sister who were asleep inside the home. The police report states the children were home alone. When the husband returned home he told the officers he had taken his wife to work, and left the children asleep. The man was advised on the danger of leaving children alone in the residence. The police report also states the children appeared to be happy, and there were no signs of physical abuse. A call to the child abuse hotline was made to inform them of the report.

Homeless woman arrested Tuesday morning after reportedly harassing a store clerk and customers

Around 2:30 Tuesday morning Sedalia Police investigated a complaint of harassment at the Breaktime Store located at 318 West Broadway. According to the store clerk 47-year-old Shelly Lynn Waid a homeless person had threatened her, and harassed customers. Officers located the suspect walking in the middle of the roadway at 7th and Moniteau. Waid was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail pending a $392 bond on charges of walking along a roadway, and private peace disturbance.

Traffic stop results in arrest for a 28-year-old Sedalia man this (Wednesday) morning

Just after 1am this (Wednesday) afternoon Sedalia Police conducted a vehicle check in the area of 16th and Grand. The police report states the driver exited the vehicle on the passenger side, and attempted to flee the area on foot. The suspect 28-year-old George Johnson Jr. of Sedalia was caught a short time later. A subsequent check through dispatch revealed he was a revoked driver. At the time of the police report he was on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.

Drug paraphernalia found in a suspect’s room Monday morning

At 8am Monday morning Sedalia Police investigated a report of suspicious activity at a motel in the 3400 block of West Broadway. Upon arrival officers made contact with a female subject in her motel room. The police report states while talking to the woman there was drug paraphernalia in plain view. The woman was issued a Municipal Summons and a court date according to the police report.

Woman in the 500 block of East 10th reports an assault

Around 5:15 Tuesday evening a female victim reported being head butted by a suspect known to her. The incident is under investigation.

Fraudulent use of a credit device reported Monday morning

Monday morning the Sedalia Police received a complaint from a female victim that her credit card had been stolen and used to make over $300 in purchases. A subject called a person of interest had not been located at news time.