Sedalia Police have arrested another suspect accused of trying to pass a fake $20 bill. Police were called on June 11 to a convenience store in the 1700 block of W. Broadway and were told that a woman attempted to use a bill with markings on the face and back side to pay for gas. The suspect's vehicle was stopped in the 200 block of S. Park Ave. and 22-year-old Carmen Amanda Breshears was taken into custody.


A 21-year-old Sedalia woman was arrested on June 12 after police received a report of internal theft from J.C. Penney, who said that they had been gathering information on an employee since March, and were going to terminate her employment and wanted her arrested. Cheyenne S. Smith was arrested for an expected loss of cash and merchandise of over $3,700.


Police say video footage led to the identification of a suspect accused of stealing a woman's purse while she was shopping at Menards. The purse, which contained over $1,000 worth of cash and jewelry, was reported stolen around 10:30 a.m. on June 12 Police say the suspect was identified, but has not yet been located. The investigation is ongoing.


The Sedalia Police Department received a traffic complaint around 7:30 p.m. on June 12. A caller reported that a dark gray Chevrolet Trailblazer has been traveling at a high rate of speed along 10th St. and frequently runs the stop sign at 10th and Hancock. The caller reported that the vehicle nearly struck him on June 12, and obtained a license plate number. Police gathered suspect information, but the suspect had not been contacted at the time of a police report. Charges will be submitted against the suspect.