The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of July 29, 2013.

Woman’s ex-husband arrested on a burglary charge following a disturbance

Just after 4:00 Saturday afternoon, Sedalia police answered a disturbance call at a residence in the 1600 block of East Broadway. Upon arrival, the female victim told the officers that her ex-husband had forced entry to her home, but left when family members called 911. The victim said the suspect also cut a tire prior to leaving. The police report states the suspect, 39-year-old Thomas White, was located and arrested. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges of burglary and property damage.

Burglary suspect sought after entering a home early this morning

Around 4:40 this morning, Sedalia police responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 1700 block of West 4th. The female victim was still on the line with dispatch when officers arrived. The victim said she was in the kitchen when the suspect entered through an unlocked door and walked through the house to a back bedroom. A search of the residence showed the suspect had left the residence prior to the officer’s arrival. There was no other information in the police report.

Vandals cut the tires on three vehicles in the 1300 block of East 3rd

A police report states at 6:15 Friday morning, a victim of vandalism came to the police station to report three vehicles on his property had all of their tires cut.  The victim said the vehicles were a 1994 Dodge truck, a 1996 Ford Mustang and a Honda motorcycle. The victim also said he had an idea who might be a suspect in the case. An investigation is ongoing at news time.

Local business reports thefts Saturday night

At 8:30 Saturday night, an employee of The Buckle located in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center reported the theft of merchandise to the Sedalia police. According to the employee, four black females came into the store and took merchandise without paying. The suspects reportedly left in a White Chevrolet SUV.

Thief takes aluminum cans from recycle bins at the Thompson Hills Shopping Center

According to a Sedalia Police report, a citizen reported the theft of 10 or 12 bags of aluminum cans from the recycle bins located in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center around 5:30 Saturday evening. The citizen was able to provide police with a detailed description of the suspect and his vehicle, including the license number. The suspect had not been located at news time.

Thieves reportedly vandalized two vehicles in the 1000 block of East 9th

At 6:45 this morning, a victim in the 1000 block of East 9th reported both his and his girlfriend’s vehicles had been vandalized overnight while they were parked in the back of the residence. The victim also said several items were taken from his vehicle. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.

More thefts and vandalism reports from the Sedalia Police Department

Friday morning, a man in the 1700 block of South Marvin reported a glass entry door he had just installed had been broken in a failed attempt to gain entry to a home under construction. There were no suspects and a damage estimate was not in the police report.