The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of Nov. 11, 2013.

Sedalia man arrested during a call for unattended children Saturday

Around 11:30 Saturday morning, Sedalia police investigated a case of young children left unattended at a residence in the 200 Block of East Booneville. According to a police report, an animal control officer was investigating an animal complaint, and when she knocked on the door, a 7-year-old boy answered. The officer reported the boy, and a 3-year-old child were the only ones at home. The report states the mother and father of the children were notified and came to the house. A check on the father, identified as 27-year-old Alexander Shuda of the residence, revealed he had an active warrant out of Benton County. He was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a $1000 bond. The police report also states the child abuse hotline was called on the incident.

Man arrested Friday afternoon on drug related charges

Just before 5:00 Friday afternoon, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle on East Jefferson near Lamine with a driver known to be suspended. During an investigation, officers found drugs and drug paraphernalia. The driver, 50-year-old George Buckner, was arrested, taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.

Kirksville woman arrested for stealing Friday afternoon

At 4:20 Friday afternoon, Sedalia police were dispatched to the Walmart Store on a theft complaint. Upon arrival, security personnel pointed out a white female they said was observed putting items into her purse. The officers confronted the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Lisa Snodgrass of Kirksville, Mo. and retrieved the items. Snodgrass was then arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $533.50 bond on a charge of stealing.

Thefts reported in the Sedalia area

Around noon on Saturday, Sedalia Automotive at 3000 Clinton road reported the theft of a rear hatch and a steel wheel from a 1998 Chevy Blazer. The items have a value of $600 according to the report.

Just after 9:30 Sunday morning, a victim in the 1500 block of East 4th reported the theft of two rabbits from cages in his back yard. The rabbits were valued at $70.

Saturday afternoon Blackwater man reports thefts from a home in Sedalia

On Saturday afternoon, Sedalia police received a theft complaint from a Blackwater man. According to the victim, thieves stole an electric stove and a refrigerator from a house he owns in the 1500 block of East 7th.

At 8:08 this morning, Auto Masters at 1400 South Limit reported that half of a tank of gas was stolen from their company vehicle.

Casey’s at 3050 South Limit reported a $20 gas drive off to Sedalia police at 9:50 Saturday morning. The police report states there is a suspect in that theft.