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Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff’s Crime Reports: Afternoon of March 31, 2014

The following Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff’s crime reports are from the afternoon of Monday, March 31, 2014.

Summons issued in Pettis County for violation of burn ban

Around 1:45 Sunday afternoon, Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a large grass fire on Pleasant Hill Road. The sheriff’s report states that Gordon Weatherby of Sedalia was given a summons for violation of a Pettis County Burn Ban.

42-year-old Sedalia man arrested for robbery and assault charges Sunday morning

Just before 1 a.m. Sunday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to a reported assault in progress at a residence in the 400 block of East 7th Street. Upon arrival, the officers found a man lying on the porch who appeared injured. The victim told officers 42-year-old Sean Burke of Sedalia, who was still at the scene, had assaulted him. The victim was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment via ambulance. At the time of the police report, Burke was on 24-hour hold pending formal charges of 2nd degree assault and 2nd degree robbery.

Sedalia man arrested at Walmart for possession of marijuana

At 8:17 Saturday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Walmart Store on a theft complaint. Upon arrival, a member of management pointed out a suspect they said was attempting to steal a television set. During an investigation, officers found that the suspect, 28-year-old Alex Elliott of Holden was in possession of marijuana. The police report states Walmart decided not to pursue the theft complaint. Elliott was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released pending a court date.

Traffic stop results in arrest for a Sedalia man

Around 4:15 Sunday afternoon, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired plates in the 3800 block of South Limit Avenue. Upon contact with the driver, 31-year-old Troy Fogarty of Sedalia, he was found to have an active failure to appear warrant for expired plates. Fogarty was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending an $88.50 cash only bond.

Warrensburg man arrested early Sunday morning for expired plates

Just after 12:30 Sunday morning, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle at Broadway and Curry Drive for expired registration. A check through dispatch revealed the driver, 25-year-old Danny Coates of Warrensburg, was a revoked driver. Coates was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with a court date.

Thefts reported in Sedalia over the weekend

Just before noon on Saturday, a victim reported someone gained access to his computer and made three money transfers from his bank totaling $994. There is an investigation in progress.

At 11:20 Saturday morning, a Sedalia woman reported her purse was stolen while she was at a business around midnight Friday night in the 100 block of West Main Street.

On Friday morning, Sedalia Police received a theft complaint from a business in the 3200 block of East 12th Street. According to the complainant, someone stole his air condition unit valued at $6000. The police report states the thieves cut the wires and connectors of the unit. There were no suspects at news time.

On Saturday afternoon, a female victim reported the theft of her Pioneer stereo system  from her vehicle while it was parked in the 400 block of West 5th Street. The stereo was valued at $150

The Salvation Army reported they had received a counterfeit $1 bill on Saturday. Sedalia Police took the bill into custody as evidence.

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