Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports and accident reports for August 30, 2012.


Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest a 29-year-old Hughesville man for burglary

On Wednesday, deputies from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Thomas E. Powers of Hughesville for burglary. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, Powers was arrested following an investigation into a residential burglary on Tuesday, August 27, in the 1900 block of McCurdy Road. The Sheriff’s report states all of the victim’s property has been recovered. At the time of the sheriff’s report, Powers was being held on $15,000 bond on charges of Burglary 2nd degree and Stealing, both class “C” felonies.


Two women arrested at the Walmart Store on stealing charges

At 10:43 Wednesday morning, Sedalia police were dispatched to the Walmart Store on a report of two female suspects who had stolen items from the store. Upon arrival, one of the suspects had fled and was taken into custody at a nearby store.  The police report states one of the suspects, Amy Wright of Sedalia, gave officers a name other than hers, and a charge of identity theft is being requested.  In addition to identity theft and stealing charges, Wright was also found to have two Pettis County warrants. At the time of the police report, she was in the Pettis County Jail on 24-hour hold plus a $35,000 bond. The second suspect, 32-year-old Erin Dilthey, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail pending a bond of $531.50.


Sedalia man found hiding in his attic during a warrant check

Around 7:45 Wednesday night, Sedalia police responded to a residence in the 2200 block of East Broadway on a warrant check. Upon arrival, officers were allowed to enter the home and found the suspect, 24-year-old Christopher Waggoner, hiding in the attic. Waggoner was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $1500 bond on a probation violation and a parole violation warrant with no bond.


Two-vehicle accident reported in Saline County Tuesday morning

At 10:20 Tuesday morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on I-70 at mile marker 64.2 in Saline County.  According to the report, the accident occurred as a 2003 Chrysler driven by 63-year-old Steven Childs of Hutchison, Kansas, struck the 2008 Mercury driven by 65-year-old Thomas Post of St. Louis as he merged into the path of the Post vehicle. Post reportedly suffered minor injuries, but refused treatment at the scene.