Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of January 2, 2012
Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports for the afternoon of Jan, 2, 2013.
Sedalia man arrested on a warrant, and burglary charge
At 11:37 Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the area of 5th and Hancock on a subject with a Scotland County warrant who was also wanted in connection to a Sedalia burglary. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect, identified as 28-year-old Calvin Duncan who had reportedly ran from the area and was found hiding in a yard a few blocks away. At the time of the police report, Duncan was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail pending a $5000 cash bond on the warrant,and formal charges for burglary 1st degree and tampering 1st degree.
Bothwell Hospital reports the theft of equipment from the hospital
Around 11:45 Monday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center on a theft complaint. According to the complainant, someone stole a Symphony Breast Pump and trolley from the hospital. Value of the stolen equipment was set at just under $1240. The police report states a suspect has been identified in the theft.
Traffic stop results in man’s arrest for possession of drugs
Early this (Wednesday) morning, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle in the 1300 block of South Limit for a non-functioning break light. The police report states upon contact with the driver and a passenger, the overwhelming odor of marijuana was detected from the interior of the vehicle. Following a search the passenger, 19-year-old Robert Yates of Lexington Mo. was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Yates was placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges of felony possession of marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sedalia man arrested on drug charges following a disturbance at a local bar
Around 1:30 Tuesday morning, Sedalia police were dispatched to Coach’s Bar at 303 South Lamine on a physical disturbance. Upon contact with the subjects involved, officers found one of them, identified as 21-year-old David Williams of Sedalia, had a municipal failure to appear warrant with a cash bond of $250. A subsequent search of Williams uncovered a small bottle of prescription drugs for which Williams could not produce a prescription. At the time of the police report, Williams was on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.
Smithton man arrested Saturday night for vandalism
At 10:17 Saturday night, Sedalia police responded to a vandalism complaint at the McDonald’s located at 1611 South Limit. Upon arrival, officers reportedly observed a suspect spraying paint on a vehicle. Arrested at the scene was 20-year-old Andrew Dorr of Smithton. Dorr was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $533.50 bond.
Two counterfeit bills passed in Sedalia Sunday night and Monday morning
On Sunday night, an employee of Mazzio’s Pizza located at 1613 South Limit reported they had received a forged $100 bill at a residence in the 1800 of South Park. According to the employee, a female subject met them at the curb and gave a $100 bill to pay for $35 worth of Pizza. The bill was later found to be counterfeit. In a possibly connected story Bings East at 1703 East Broadway reported they had been given a bogus $50 bill Monday afternoon. There were no suspects at the time of the police reports.
Box Van stolen from a local business Monday night or Tuesday morning
At 13:13 Tuesday afternoon, a complainant with Franke Distributing in the 1100 block of West Main reported a 1994 Chevrolet Box Van was stolen from the business’s parking lot. There was no value placed on the van and no suspect information was available at news time.