The following Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff's reports are from the morning of Thursday, June 27, 2013.

Sedalia Police Investigate Rape Case

A woman reported to Sedalia Police that she was raped in November of 2012 in the 3000 Block of West Broadway by someone known to her.

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Recent Armed Burglary in Sedalia

Members of the Sedalia STING Unit and other Sedalia Police officers arrested a suspect this morning (June 27) in connection with an armed burglary earlier this week.  The subject, Michael L. Shepard of Sedalia, was arrested for two Pettis County Warrants issued with no bond from charges of assault, armed criminal action, a felon in possession of a firearm and felonious restraint.

Several Thefts and Property Damage Reported

A woman in the 500 Block of East 4th reported to Sedalia Police that someone broke into her garage and stole a new John Deere JS 28 self-propelled lawnmower valued at $225, between 5 p.m. on June 23 and 1:30 p.m. on June 24.

Yesterday (June 26), A man in the 37000 Block of Pleasant View Road in Green Ridge reported to Pettis County Deputies that his home was burglarized on either June 25 or 26.

A woman in the 500 Block of East 4th reported to Sedalia Police that her home was burglarized sometime between June 19 and 25.

A man in the 300 Block of Coombs Street reported to Pettis County Deputies that there was some property damage done on June 25.

Yesterday (June 26), Pettis County Deputies were dispatched to 30000 Block of Ball Road in reference to a disturbance.

A woman reported to Sedalia Police that she was the victim in a hit-and-run accident in the area of Broadway and Carr. A silver pickup struck the rear bumper of the vehicle around 8:15 a.m. on June 24.

Several Arrests Made By Sedalia Police

Sedalia Police arrested David Graves for stealing, bond set at $50,000 cash/surety.

Sedalia Police arrested Christopher Cruzan for a Benton County warrant, bond set at $500 cash/surety.

Sedalia Police arrested Sally Berrdi for stealing $81 in food from Walmart.

Sedalia Police arrested Joseph Sistaniah for harassment.

Sedalia Police arrested Dennis Kelch for driving while revoked.