Sedalia Police received a rash of vandalism reports from residents complaining that someone spray painted their property overnight. A list of the incidents include the 800 block of E. Sixth (three people had red paint sprayed down the side of their vehicles), the 1300 block of E, 11th (one man had blue paint sprayed on his Crown Victoria with blue paint), the 1500 block of E. 11th (victim's porch was damaged with paint and silly string), the 600 block of W. Broadway (a vulgar word was spray painted on the victim's garage door) and in the 1400 block of E. 12th, someone spray painted the side of the victim's 2015 Chevy Silverado with blue paint. The paint was non-permanent and easily washed off, the reports said. There are no suspects in any of the cases.

Other items in the Sedalia Police Report

Sedalia Police pursued a silver Oldmobile Alero traveling at a high rate of speed Thursday afternoon around 3:30. The officer first noticed the Alero traveling north on Emmett from E. Saline. When the officer tried to stop the vehicle, it sped up and at Emmett and Boonville and continued driving north on Emmett, the west on Tower, the north on Cedar, then east on Griessen. The pursuit ended at Griessen and Heard. The Alero was later reported stolen and recovered in Pettis County. No arrests were made in the incident.

An 18-year-old Sedalia woman was arrested on first degree burglary and second degree assault charges Wednesday night after police responded to a report of an assault with injuries in the 1500 block of W. Broadway. The complainant accused Jaelyn Lawler of forcing her way into her residence and assaulting her. The victim was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment, while Lawler, of the 300 block of E. Seventh, was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of state charges.

Sedalia Police took a report of a stolen vehicle from the 1600 block of S. Osage Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle was taken from the backyard at the residence.

A woman reported the theft of her EBT card, which was used to purchase $301 worth of items at Bing's Supermarket, 1703 E. Broadway, on May 14. Video was obtained from the business, and the suspect was identified. State charges are being submitted, the report said.

Christopher Wayne Hickey, 42, of the 130 block of E. Fifth, was arrested on May 6 after receiving a Municipal summons for Animal at Large. A woman claims Hickey's dog bit her. The dog was taken to the Sedalia Animal Shelter for a 10-day quarantine.

A subject faces state charges of No Operator's License and No Insurance after a vehicle accident that occurred just after noon in front of the Sedalia Arby's on West Broadway on May 10.

On Wednesday just after 11 a.m., Ronald Junior Duncan, 35, of the 1300 block of E. Boonville, was arrested for Driving While Suspended or Revoked after Sedalia Police responded to Casey's, 1601 E. Broadway, on a non-responsive person inside a vehicle. The driver said he drove to Casey's without a license. Dispatch advised that the subject's driving privilege had been suspended. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail pending the filing of state charges.

On May 15, a complainant reported that her nine-year-old daughter was hit in the back by an adult while at a church located at 1015 W. 16th. The suspect also allegedly talked to the girl in an inappropriate manner. The case was referred to Child Safe of Central Missouri, Inc.

Late Wednesday night, May 18, Sedalia Police arrested Kyle Nicholas Richards, 31, of the 1100 block of S. Harding, in the area of Limit and Liberty Park Blvd., on charges of Driving While Suspended or Revoked and Failure to Appear. He later posted bond.

On Wednesday morning, Smoker's Outlet, 1700 W. Broadway, reported the theft of $105 worth of items. There are no suspects at this time.

On Wednesday morning, police took a report of a theft of 12 CDs valued at $200 from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Merriam. There are no suspects and there was no damage done to the car.

Police responded to a theft in progress on Wednesday just after noon in the 600 block of E. Third. Taken were miscellaneous items valued at $47. There are no suspects in the case.

On Wednesday, a pink, Next girls bicycle was found in the parking lot of a church at Ninth and Park. The bike was placed in found property by police.

Olga Esperanza Cano reported the theft of her wallet containing her debit, ID, Medicare and Kohl's credit cards which were taken from an unlocked vehicle in the 500 block of W. Third sometime Wednesday.

Randy Kirby