Sedalia Area Crime Reports for September 10, 2018
Sedalia Police collected a fake $20 bill on September 9. Around 4:40 p.m., police were dispatched to a business in the 3100 block of W. Broadway, where a customer attempted to pay for items with a bill that was determined to be fake. The customer paid for her items with a credit card and stayed in the business until police arrived. According to a police report, the customer was cooperative, and did not know where she had received the bill. The bill was seized and placed into evidence.
A 32-year-old man was arrested after Sedalia Police located an MFA truck that had been reported stolen from Shelbina, Missouri. According to a police report, officers observed a suspicious vehicle driving through the area of Ohio and Ham around 7:48 a.m. on September 9. Police then made contact with the stolen truck which was parked near Hogan. The occupants were not present, and it appeared they had fled from the vehicle. A short time later, 32-year-old Joseph Resinger was found walking in the area. Police say it was determined that he had been inside the stolen truck. Resigner was arrested on charges including drug possession, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and second degree tampering with the property of another. A female suspect in the case was not located at the time of Resinger's arrest.
Sedalia Police made three arrests after a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Kansas City was stopped in the area of Washington and 13th. According to a police report, a Ford F250 was stopped around 7:18 p.m. on September 9 for improper vehicle registration. Police discovered that the driver had a suspended license and a possible Pettis County warrant for no proof of insurance and not registering a motor vehicle. Dispatch confirmed that the truck was stolen from Kansas City. The driver, 25-year-old Bradley A. Simons, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail for 1st degree tampering with a motor vehicle, driving while suspended/revoked, failure to appear, and failure to register annually with the DOR. Two passengers - 22-year-old Emma M. A. Gillum and 43-year-old Brian D. Carpenter - were arrested for 2nd degree tampering with the property of another. They were transported to the Pettis County Jail, where they were booked and released.