The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of April 2, 2013.

Burglar suspect arrested this (Tuesday) morning in the 600 block of West 7th

Around 8:00 this (Tuesday) morning, a Sedalia garbage truck driver reported a suspicious looking man going in and out of a garage in the 600 block of West 7th. Upon arrival, an officer made contact with the suspect as he was leaving the garage. The suspect gave the officer a false name but was recognized by an officer who arrived later. A check through dispatch also revealed the suspect, identified as 36-year-old Kenneth Price of Sedalia, had a failure to appear warrant out of Pettis County. At the time of the police report, Price was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges of burglary, possession of burglary tools and identification theft. He was also being held pending a $28,500 bond on the warrant.

Disturbance investigation results in drug related charges

At 2:30 Monday afternoon, Sedalia police were sent to a residence in the 700 block of East 11th on a disturbance involving drugs. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the suspect, who reportedly had an object in his mouth, which turned out to be a marijuana joint. The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Freddie Sisemore, was arrested, taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on 24-hour hold pending state charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Burglary complaint filed by a victim in the 1000 block of South Osage

Around 6:00 Monday evening, Sedalia police responded to a residence in the 1000 block of South Osage to investigate a burglary complaint. Upon arrival, the victim told officers a suspect had forced entry to the house through a rear door about 10 or 15 minutes earlier. The suspect or suspects then turned over furniture, kicked holes in the walls and broke two windows. There was no information on suspects at news time.

Several gas stoves, and some copper tubing stolen from a vacant house

According to a Sedalia police report, on Monday morning a victim came to the police station to report the theft of several gas stoves and some plumbing from a residence he owns in the 1200 block of South Lamine. According to the victim, thieves entered the vacant home sometime last month and stole two gas heating stoves, a gas cook stove and some copper tubing that was part of the plumbing system. There was no information on possible suspects and no estimate on the value of the missing items in the police report.

Two injuries reported in a vintage vehicle crash in Saline County

Just before 2:00 Sunday afternoon, the driver of a 1932 Ford, 72-year-old Stephen Rimmer of Marshall failed to stop at a stop sign at the junction of Route “P” and Route “D” in Saline County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the vehicle struck a ditch and overturned, causing extensive damage to the vehicle. Rimmer and a passenger, 8-year-old Hayden Stephens also of Marshal, received minor injuries in the crash. Rimmer refused treatment at the scene, while the 8-year-old male victim was taken to Fitzgibbon by private vehicle for treatment.

Johnson County accident injures two female victims Sunday evening 

At 4:55 Sunday evening, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on US-50 Highway at Missouri 58 in Johnson County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 1996 Ford, driven by 30-year-old Amanda Bailey of Centerview, pulled into the path of the 2002 Honda driven by 57-year-old Kathleen Myers of Raytown. Both drivers received moderate injuries in the accident and were transported by Johnson County EMS to area hospitals for treatment. Both vehicles were totaled and were towed from the scene.

Monday afternoon accident in Benton County injures an Urbana couple 

Around 3:00 Monday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Highway 65 at Route “C” in Benton County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2005 Buick driven by 18-year-old Charles Glandille of Urbana attempted to merge into traffic and struck the 2009 Chevrolet driven by 59-year-old Johnie Berry, also of Urbana. Berry and his passenger, Audrey Berry of Urbana, received minor injuries and were taken to Bothwell Hospital for treatment.