Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports for the afternoon of October 19, 2012.


Vehicle stop nets a homeless person with three warrants

Around 5:30 This morning, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at 7th and Engineer for speeding. The police report states upon contact with a passenger, 28-year-old Calvin Duncan, he gave officers a false identity to avoid apprehension and then attempted to flee the area on foot. He was caught and arrested for resisting arrest. A further investigation also found Duncan had a Cooper County warrant for excessive breath alcohol content, a Scotland County warrant for driving while intoxicated and a third failure to appear warrant for driving while suspended. At the time of the police report Duncan was in the Pettis County Jail pending a total of $5,781.50 bond.

Two men arrested on drug charges following an investigation into a 911 hang up call

Just after 1 o’clock this morning, Sedalia police investigated a 911 hang up call at a residence in the 1400 block of South Park. Upon arrival, a police officer observed two men in the home rolling what appeared to be joints of marijuana. During an investigation, officers also found a marijuana pipe. Arrested in the incident were 20-year-old Chad Wasmer and 20-year-old Zachary Edgington, both of the residence. The police report states both men were booked and released at the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges and court dates.

Police investigated several property damage complaints in Sedalia

Just after 8 o’clock Thursday morning, Sedalia police investigated a disturbance in the 1300 block of South Murray. Upon arrival, a female victim told officers her ex-boyfriend had kicked in the back door of her mother’s residence, assaulted her and fled the area before the police arrived. The suspect had not been contacted at the time of the police report.

At 4:15 Thursday afternoon, a female victim in the 400 block of West Cooper filed an assault complaint with the Sedalia police. According to the victim, her boyfriend had knocked her to the ground and slammed her head into a dryer. The victim also said the suspect had broken a window and kicked the front door of the residence, which resulted in damage.

Around 3:45 this morning, Sedalia police were dispatched to a disturbance in the 600 block of South Missouri. Upon arrival, officers met with the female victim and several witnesses. According to the victim and witnesses, a suspect known to them kicked out a window of the residence causing approximately $100 in damage. At the time of the police report, the suspect had not yet been contacted.