Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of October 1, 2012
Here are your Sedalia Police Crime Reports for the afternoon of October 1, 2012.
Fire on East Howard classified incendiary
On Friday, the Sedalia Police Department along with the Sedalia Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 229 East Howard. The fire was reportedly contained to a single structure according to the fire department. Following an investigation the fire was classified as incendiary and not an accident. There was no other information available at the time of the police report.
33-year-old Sedalia woman in jail for domestic assault and possession charges
At 8:28 Saturday night Sedalia Police responded to a residence in the 600 block of West Pettis on a report of domestic violence. Upon arrival officers found the suspect 33-year-old Heather Lestage of the residence had struck a male victim in the mouth causing injury. Lestage was also found to be in possession of marijuana. She was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where she was placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.
Shoplifter has four failure to appear warrants out of Vernon County
At 11:15 Friday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Walmart Store on a reported shoplifter. Upon arrival, management personnel told officers the suspect, 19-year-old Timothy McCullick of Sedalia, was observed leaving the store with $10 worth of merchandise he had not paid for. The police report states McCullick was also found to have four failure to appear warrants out of Vernon County. At the time of the police report, he was on 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail pending charges and a $1600 cash only bond.
Suspect with a Pettis County Warrant arrested early this morning
Around 5:30 this morning, Sedalia police observed a subject in the area of Randolph and Howard who was known to have an active warrant. A check through dispatch confirmed the warrant, and the suspect, Carrie Lange of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $5000 bond.
36-year-old Sedalia man arrested Sunday morning after jumping a fence to escape capture
Just after 7 o’clock Sunday morning, Sedalia police observed a man in an alley near West 16th and Carr with a duffel bag. When the officer got out of his patrol car and asked the man to stop, he jumped a fence and ran through a yard. The police report states the suspect, identified as 36-year-old Timothy Davis, was found a short time later hiding in a yard near 16th and Park. At the time of the police report Davis was on 24-hour hold at the Pettis County Jail pending charges.
At 9:00 Sunday morning, an owner of rental property in the 400 block of East 6th reported that after her tenants moved out she found the appliances were missing. The incident is under investigation.
At 9:00 Sunday morning a victim in the 1500 block of East 5th reported a suspect known to him had stolen four checks from his checkbook. There was no other information at news time.
Saturday evening a victim in the 1000 block of South Kentucky reported more than $500 in tools had been stolen from her residence.
At 11:16 Saturday morning Sedalia police took a theft complaint from a woman in the 500 block of East 5th. According to the complainant sometime overnight someone stole her husband’s medication from her home. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.
Around 6:00 Saturday evening a victim in the 1700 block of South Montgomery reported an attempted burglary sometime during the day. According to the police report entry was not made, but two screens had been cut. There were no suspects.
A female victim reported her windshield had been broken by vandals Friday night while her vehicle was parked in Menard’s parking lot. Damage was estimated at $500, and there were no suspects.