Two people were arrested the morning of June 29 after police received a shoplifting complaint from Dollar General on N. Ohio Avenue. Police say 20-year-old Shawn Michael Steele confessed to stealing and was taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released. 36-year-old Kathleen Louise Heskett of Lincoln was also arrested for stealing, and for possession of drugs and paraphernalia. She was placed on a 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail.


The Missouri State HIghway Patrol arrested a 25-year-old Marshall man just before 9 a.m. on June 29. Albert W. Sutton was taken to the Pettis County Jail on charges including failure to register as a sex offender, felony warrant probation violation, speeding and no seat belt.


The Pettis County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported theft of a motor vehicle in the 24000 block of Smelser Rd.


On June 29, deputies took a report of theft of a vehicle from the 4800 block of S. Limit.


Sedalia Police were called to Walmart around 5:30 in the morning on June 28 for a report of shoplifting. The suspects, 22-year-old Aaron Dove and 22-year-old Braidan Diane Loveland, both of Green Ridge, reportedly confessed to stealing. The stolen property was returned to the store.Summonses were issued to both Dove and Loveland.


On June 23, Sedalia Police responded to a complaint of drug activity in the 2400 block of Golf Drive. A resident of the suspect reportedly house gave consent to search the home. Police say a glass marijuana pipe, a small amount of marijuana and a make-shift bong were recovered. The illegal items were destroyed and disposed of. No charges are being sought.

Randy Kirby