A Sedalia woman with a felony warrant for burglary and assault was arrested yesterday afternoon around 4:30. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Madison Boersma was taken to the Pettis County Jail.


A bottle of Vicodin and a small amount of cash were reported stolen from a residence in the 1100 block of E. 11th St. on September 24. Police were told that someone had broken into the home through a basement window. The victim told police that he believes he knows a possible suspect.


On September 25 Sedalia Police responded to the 700 block of Martin Luther King Dr. for a report of a burglary. A complainant told police that a suspect entered a building and stole a portable chop saw. The saw was later found, but was damaged from the attempted theft. There are no suspects at this time.


On September 25 Sedalia Police took a report from the Department of Social Services Children's Division of a possible sexual abuse case. According to a police report, a child told school officials he had been sexually abused by a person known to him over the last six months. The case is currently under investigation.


A 34-year-old Sedalia woman was arrested on September 25 after a police K9 alerted to the presence of a narcotic odor during a traffic stop. According to Sedalia Police, a Toyota minivan was stopped in the area of N. Engineer and E. Howard St. for a temporary tag violation. The driver, 34-year-old Tiah Marie Hatcher, was found to have an active felony drug-related warrant from Pettis County. The K9 unit was deployed on the vehicle, and a search revealed that Hatcher was in possession of controlled prescription narcotic medications. Hatcher was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.


Two people were arrested on September 26 following a traffic stop near the intersection of E. Broadway Blvd. and S. Marshall Ave., where officers reportedly found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Police say the driver of a Chevrolet truck, 27-year-old Andrew Allen Holder of Sedalia, was driving with a suspended license and had three active FTA warrants. As Holder was being arrested he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, according to a police report. Holder was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold for driving while suspended, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and booked for two Sedalia municipal warrants and one Pettis County warrant. A passenger in the vehicle, 32-year-old Eric Sean Archibeque of Sedalia, was arrested on an outstanding Pettis County warrant and was also transported to the Pettis County Jail.