Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of May 28, 2013
The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of May 28, 2013.
37-year-old Sedalia man arrested Tuesday night for assault and resisting arrest
At 7:50 Tuesday night, Sedalia police investigated a disturbance at a residence in the 400 block of North Engineer. Upon arrival, a female victim told officers she had been assaulted by her husband. The police report states the victim had minor injuries to her face but refused treatment at the scene. The police report also says there was a witness to the assault. The suspect, 37-year-old Mark Allen Lancaster of the residence, was located. When officers attempted to arrest him, he resisted. Following a short struggle, Lancaster was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.
Sedalia woman arrested for possession of marijuana
Just after 4:00 Monday morning, Sedalia police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a defective headlight at 3rd and Hancock. Upon contact with the occupants of the vehicle, 20-year-old Christy Comfort of Green Ridge was found to be in possession of marijuana. At the time of the police report, Comfort was in the Pettis County Jail pending a $533.50 bond.
Police take custody of a neglected dog Tuesday morning
At 10:00 Tuesday morning Sedalia police were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of East 9th on a complaint from a neighbor of an abandoned dog. The police report states that upon arrival, the officer found a black Lab tied to a tree without water, food or shelter. The home where the dog was tied appeared to be abandoned according to the police report. The officer reported the dog also appeared to be malnourished. The dog was taken into custody then taken to the shelter.
Asplundh employee reports his work truck damaged and items stolen
Around 5:20 Tuesday morning, an employee of Asplundh of Lexington, Kan., reported a window of his work truck was broken and items stolen sometime between last Thursday and this morning. The truck was parked in a fenced lot which was cut to gain access to the truck. Missing from the truck were two walkie-talkies valued at $120 each, a GPS valued at $250 and a tool box with tools valued at $300. There was no information on a possible suspect.
Local business reports a case of property damage
At 8:30 Tuesday morning, an employee of Downtown Furniture and More Store at 208 East Main reported a glass had been broken out of the rear door of the business, but the door remained locked. The business was not entered according to the police report. There were no suspects at news time.
Several items stolen from a yard on South Harding
Early Tuesday morning, a victim in the 1100 block of South Harding reported someone had stolen an American flag, a frog ornament and wind chimes from her yard. Value of the missing items was set at $51. There are no suspects.