A Sedalia man was arrested on multiple charges on October 29 after police on patrol in the area of S. Ohio Ave. and W. 5th St. observed him looking into the front of a business around 2:15 a.m. According to a police report, 35-year-old Robert J. Weisner was arrested for providing a false identity, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and on an outstanding Pettis County warrant. Weisner was placed on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail.


On October 29, the Pettis County Coroner received initial findings from the Boone County Medical Examiner's Office on human bones found southeast of Sedalia on October 27. The skeletal remains are those of a Caucasian male, believed to be approximately 35-45 years of age. Authorities are gathering information on local and area missing persons in an attempt to positively identify the man.


A 48-year-old Lincoln man was arrested on October 28 following a theft investigation at Walmart. Employees told police that they believed Jason K. Reel had concealed items on his person. The suspect was contacted, but no stolen items were found, however, drug paraphernalia was located.


Two Sedalia residents were arrested after a traffic stop on October 26 around 7 p.m. Police say a Ford failed to use a turn signal, and the registered owner had an active Pettis County warrant. The driver and an occupant of the vehicle were reportedly found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 50-year-old Timothy Eugene Holland and 19-year-old Alexis Jane Kindle Schmutz were both transported to the Pettis County Jail.