A 40-year-old Otterville man was arrested on April 5 at Sedalia's Kohl's after officers were dispatched to a theft in progress. Police say that upon arrival, the suspect's vehicle was located, and it was bearing a forged Missouri temporary license plate. Police questioned Christopher E. Murray, and say he told them he had placed the forged plate on the vehicle. Murray was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


Two Sedalia teens are accused of assault following an incident in the 300 block of East 7th Street on April 5. Police were told by a woman that she had been assaulted by two suspects. According to a Sedalia police report, the victim had visible injuries, but refused medical treatment. Contact was made with the suspects, 19-year-old Miranda A. French and 17-year-old Cassidy M. Kelm, who were both issued municipal court summonses.


Sedalia Police say 22-year-old Dylon M. Motley is accused of shoplifting hundreds of dollars worth of jewelry from Hobby Lobby on March 16. Motley was issued a municipal court summons on April 5, and has a court date of May 10.


A 45-year-old Sedalia woman has received two ten-year sentences for trafficking and manufacturing methamphetamine. The Pettis Co. Prosecuting Attorney says Alice Shepherd had pleaded guilty to the charges. Shepherd was also sentenced to two years for possession of a controlled substance.


On Wednesday, April 5, officers were called to Kohl's around 3:30 p.m. and arrested 34-year-old Kennon L. Charles of Sedalia for shoplifting. Charles allegedly had a pair of $70 Puma sneakers concealed down the front of his pants.


On April 6 around 1:30 a.m., police responded to the 400 block of W. 6th St. where two people were having an argument. One of them was reportedly yelling while officers were trying to gather information on the incident. Police reportedly advised the woman numerous times to stop yelling, and say that she appeared to be intoxicated. 40-year-old Crystal Fullmer was arrested for public peace disturbance and resisting arrest. Fullmer was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 12-hour protective hold.


On April 6, Pettis County deputies arrested Savannah Stetzenbach and Aaron Brown on active warrants.


On April 6, Pettis County deputies arrested Isaiah Otten of Sedalia in the 5600 block of S. Limit Ave. on charges of 1st degree property damage, drug paraphernalia, and felony resisting arrest.