Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of October 18, 2012
Here is your Sedalia Police crime reports the afternoon of Thursday, October 18, 2012.
Around 6 o’clock this morning Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at 3rd and Marvin for defective tail lights. A check on the driver, 19-year-old Kristopher Paxton, showed he was revoked. A check on the passengers in the vehicle revealed that one of them, 24-year-old Stephen Lappat of Sedalia, had a failure to appear warrant for driving while revoked. The police report also states Lappat was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. At the time of the police report, both suspects were on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.
Just after 9 o’clock Wednesday morning, a female victim filed a theft complaint with the Sedalia Police Department. According to the victim, she was at the car wash located at 311 West 7th and left her clutch purse for a second to get change from the change machine. She said a man in a white ball cap, Cargill Pork Work Jacket and light blue jeans grabbed the purse and ran off. The police report states a witness found the purse behind the Third National Motor Bank and returned it to the woman, who said the only thing missing was $5. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.
At 7:50 Wednesday night, a victim in the 400 block of East 7th reported a brick had been thrown at the front door of their residence, which damaged the outer and inner doors. There were no suspects, and no damage estimate was included in the police report.
At 4 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, the mother of a student at the Smith Cotton Jr. High School reported her daughter’s $300 iPhone 3 was stolen while she was in school. There were no suspects.
Around 7:10 Wednesday morning, a victim in the 2800 block of Jerome reported a $200 DVD player was stolen from his wife’s vehicle and a Buck knife was taken from his truck sometime overnight. There are no suspects.
Just after 9 o’clock Wednesday morning, a victim in the 700 block of West 3rd reported his $200 coat with a Frazier Construction logo on the back and "Jason" on the front was stolen from his truck, which was parked in front of his apartment building.
At 10 o’clock Wednesday morning, Sedalia police investigated a theft complaint in the 2200 block of East Broadway. According to the victim someone stole a cast iron stove from her property sometime between October 12-17. There were no suspects.