Police were called to the Sedalia Walmart on a trespassing complaint on January 7 and arrested a 34-year-old Sedalia man. Police were told by a loss prevention employee that Eric Curtis Wells was trespassing and was attempting to steal an object from the business. Wells was taken to the Pettis County Jail on charges of first degree burglary, shoplifting, and an active Pettis County warrant.


A traffic stop on January 7 near E. Broadway and S. Marvin Avenue led to the arrest of a 33-year-old Sedalia man. Police stopped a silver Toyota for not having a front license plate, and say they found the driver, Glenn T. Dupree Grant Sr., to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was booked and released with a court date to be determined.


Sedalia Police found a man wanted on a drug warrant from the state of Michigan after stopping a vehicle for speeding on January 6. The traffic stop took place in the area of S. New York and E. 16th St. Police say a passenger in the vehicle, 32-year-old Andrew K. Johnson of Galena, Missouri, was confirmed to have a warrant for dangerous drugs out of the state of Michigan. Johnson placed under arrest and fugitive from justice charges are being sought.


Deputies from Pettis County responded to a disturbance involving a woman with a knife in the 20000 block of U.S. 65 on January 6. During an investigation, Rachael J. Baker was placed into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail where she was placed on a 24-hour hold.