The following Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff's crime reports are from the afternoon of March 7, 2014.

Intoxicated Sedalia man arrested this morning on multiple charges

At 1 a.m. this morning, Sedalia Police observed a vehicle driving on the grassy area of private property in the 800 block of South Limit. The police report states the vehicle then turned westbound into the eastbound lane. The officer stopped the vehicle at Broadway and State Fair Blvd. A check on the driver, 46-year-old James Seymore of Sedalia, revealed he was a revoked driver. The police report also states Seymore failed a field sobriety test and resisted arrest. At the time of the police report, he was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.

Suspect rams a local motel in an attempt to gain entry to a room

Just before 11 p.m. Thursday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to a disturbance at the American Inn located at 1217 South Limit. Upon arrival, the caller told officers a white Ford had rammed the motel in an attempt to gain entry to the room they were in. The police report states the caller and another female in the room were not injured. The police report also states video of the incident was obtained and the suspects are being sought.

Identity theft reported to Sedalia Police Thursday

A male victim reported a case of identity theft on Thursday at the Sedalia Police Department. According to the victim, someone used his name to file income taxes. There was no other information available in the police report.

Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports

Around 8 a.m. this morning, Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Johnson County Line to pick up a male subject with a warrant out of Smithton. Deputies arrested William Ray Ash Jr. of Knob Noster and transported him to the Pettis County Jail pending bond on the charges.

At 8:54 this morning, Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 3600 block of South Kentucky on a property damage complaint. Upon arrival, a male victim reported his 2004 Nissan had been damaged and painted. Estimated damage to the vehicle was several thousand dollars. There were no suspects at the time of the report, but an investigation is underway according to the Sheriff’s report.