Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of April 28, 2014
The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of April 28, 2014.
Homeless man in jail following a burglary investigation
Just after 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to a residence in the 300 block of McAnally Court on a burglary suspect. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 34-year-old homeless man who reportedly gave officers the wrong name. Following an investigation that revealed the man’s real name, he was arrested and transported to the Pettis County jail on 24-hour hold. The police report states 34-year-old Christopher Pedro faces charges of fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance and identity theft.
Late night bike rider arrested on a failure to appear warrant out of Jefferson City
At 11:42 on Sunday night, Sedalia Police stopped a suspect on a bike with no lights at 5th and Hancock. A computer check on the rider, 51-year-old Alvin O Brown Jr., revealed he had an active failure to appear warrant out of Jefferson City for contempt of court. Brown was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a $2,222 bond.
53-year-old Sedalia man arrested on a warrant this morning
Around 7:15 this morning, Sedalia Police conducted a subject check at a residence in the 1900 block of East 12th. Upon contact with the suspect, 53-year-old Billy Dean Casto of the residence, he was found to have a failure to appear warrant. Following confirmation, Casto was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $300 cash only bond.
Thefts reported in Sedalia over the weekend
On Friday afternoon, a victim reported he was kicked in the mouth and his cell phone was taken by a suspect who entered his vehicle while he was in the parking lot at Waterloo Industries. Value of the phone was set at $400.
On Saturday afternoon, a victim in the 1900 block of South Grand reported the theft of more than $5000 worth of items from his vehicle overnight.
At 5:46 Saturday morning, a victim in the 300 block of McAnally Court reported his residence was burglarized. There was no information on whether this report was connected to an earlier report in which an arrest was made in the same area.
A victim in the 200 block of South Grand reported the theft of a 350 or 400 foot roll of wire. The victim also stated 100 feet of wire was cut out of her basement.
Two dog bites reported in the city over the weekend
On Saturday afternoon, a female victim in the 700 block of North Osage reported being bitten by a dog. On Sunday afternoon, a male victim reported that a dog bit him while he was walking in the 500 block of East Howard. Both bites reportedly left visible wounds, and in both cases the victims were able to give police the locations where the dogs lived.