The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of June 24, 2013.

Suspects arrested during a traffic stop 

Just before 10:00 Friday night, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle in the area of Booneville and New York for a non-functioning license plate light. During an investigation, officers found one of the occupants, identified as 21-year-old Larry Washington, had two probation violation warrants out of Pettis County with bonds totaling $29,500. Washington also had a federal no-bond warrant out of Washington DC for possession of a firearm by a drug user. A second suspect in the vehicle, 17-year-old Wayne Gravitt of Sedalia, was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. At the time of the police report, both suspects were in the Pettis County Jail pending further actions.

Driver arrested after a slow pursuit winds up in his driveway

At 8:41 Saturday morning, Sedalia police arrested 39-year-old Jason McNeil of Sedalia following a slow pursuit that lasted several blocks after the officer reportedly activated the siren. McNeal finally stopped in his own driveway at a residence in the 1800 block of West 5th, where the arrest took place. McNiel was taken to the Pettis County Jail pending charges on expired vehicle registration, driving while intoxicated and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

Monday morning a female complainant reports her pool damaged overnight

Around 9:30 this (Monday) morning, Sedalia police responded to a residence in the 1700 block of East 5th on a vandalism complaint. Upon arrival, the victim told officers someone had cut her pool with a knife or razor, causing a leak. The victim also said the vandalism could have come from a disgruntled neighbor just up the street. At the time of the police report, there was no confirmed suspect in the case. Damage to the pool was set at $250. 

Thieves target car stereo systems on East 6th and South Moniteau

At 4:35 Sunday afternoon, Sedalia police took a theft complaint from a woman in the 1500 block of East 6th. The victim told officers thieves had stolen her Kenwood stereo valued at $250 after breaking a window on her Nissan Sentra to gain entry. On Friday afternoon, thieves broke the window of a Ford Focus in the 1400 block of South Moniteau in order to steal an in-dash stereo that was valued at $160.