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Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff’s Crime Reports: Afternoon of April 7, 2014

The following Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff’s crime reports for the afternoon of April 7, 2014.

Traffic stop Sunday results in arrest for a Versailles man on a warrant

At 1:43 Sunday morning, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle at Broadway and Engineer. Upon contact with the occupants of the vehicle, dispatch informed the officers at the scene that a passenger, Ricky Dean Thorton of Versailles, had an active warrant out of Lewis County for unlawful use of drugs. The police report states Thorton was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center because he was intoxicated. After he was cleared by the hospital, Thorton was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $2500 bond on the warrant.

29-year-old Windsor man arrested Sunday night during a vehicle stop

Just after 9 Sunday night, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle in the 1800 block of South Limit for a headlight that was out. A check on the occupants revealed that 29-year-old Eric Barnes of Windsor had a failure to appear warrant out of Sedalia. At the time of the police report, Barnes was in the Pettis County Jail pending a $150 cash only bond.

Two Sedalia businesses are targets of possible scams

On Saturday, the Sedalia Police took complaints from Utopia Tanning and Shear Impulse involving a possible scam. According to the owners of the two businesses, they received calls from a subject claiming to be with KCP&L, informing the owners that immediate payment of a bill needed to be paid to avoid service interruption. The owners asked several questions of the caller and they finally hung up. KCP&L wants the residents of Sedalia to know they would never call on past due bills and no one should ever give personal information out to someone who calls them.

Hit-and-run accident reported Saturday afternoon on West Broadway

Around 1:20 Saturday afternoon, a male victim reported a hit-and-run accident to the Sedalia Police. According to the victim, a suspect he knows hit his vehicle in the 3100 block of West Broadway and did not stop to exchange information. An investigation is underway in the incident.

Vehicle theft reported in the 1100 block of South Kentucky Saturday morning

At 10:18 Saturday morning, a victim in the 1100 block of South Kentucky Avenue reported the theft of a 2000 Dodge Neon to the Sedalia Police. The victim told officers the last time they saw the vehicle was around 7 p.m. the night before. There were no suspects at news time.

Thefts from a motor vehicle reported in the 100 block of East 4th Street Sunday night

At 7:46 Sunday night, a victim in the 100 block of East 4th Street reported the theft of items from their vehicle. According to the victim, the thefts took place sometime after 6 p.m. that evening. There are no suspects.

Sheriff’s Department reports over $2000 in tools stolen from a work truck over the weekend

According to the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office, Schilbi’s Transportation reported this morning that one of their Kodiak work trucks had been broken into sometime over the weekend. The Sheriff’s report states that more than $2000 worth of tools were taken in the theft, including a 100 foot wielding cable valued at $1200 and a black tool box and tools valued at $500. Fifty feet of air hose worth $80, two bottle jacks valued at $160 each and two tire bars worth $60 each were also taken. There were no suspects at the time of the report.

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