The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of June 21, 2013.

Theft suspect caught in the act early this morning

At 6:10 this morning, Sedalia police were dispatched to Main and Washington on a theft of a trailer and construction equipment in progress. Upon arrival, the victim told officers the trailer and equipment was parked at his address in the 500 block of East 13th when it was taken. The noise woke the owner and he chased the suspect as he called the police. The police report states the trailer was damaged during the chase when it came off of the suspect’s vehicle. The suspect reportedly fled the area when the trailer separated, but officers located him on the Washington Street Bridge. Arrested at the scene was 31-year-old Roy Sisemore of Sedalia. At the time of the police report, Sisemore was in the Pettis County jail on 24-hour hold pending formal charges of property damage and theft.

Male suspect being sought in a burglary in the 200 block of South Quincy

Around 10:15 Thursday night, a female victim in the 200 block of South Quincy reported a male suspect entered her apartment and stole several items. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.

Hit-and-run accident reported on South Sneed Thursday morning

Just after 7:00 Thursday morning, a victim in the 900 block of South Sneed reported a hit-and-run accident. A suspect is being sought in the case.

Two Sedalia teens injured in an ATV accident Thursday

Just before 5:00 Thursday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an ATV accident on private property in the 30000 block of Ball Road in Pettis County. According to the report, the accident occurred as the driver of a 1985 Yamaha-Moto-4 200 ATV, 14-year-old Chelsea Moore of Sedalia, intentionally drove off a drive way to run through a mud puddle. The driver lost control of the ATV and struck a tree. Moore received serious injuries and was flown to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment. A passenger, 13-year-old Cheyanne Monteer of Sedalia, received minor injuries and was treated at Bothwell Regional Health Center. The accident report also states that neither girl was wearing a helmet.

Moderate injuries reported in a Benton County accident Thursday afternoon

At 1:10 Thursday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle injury accident on Highway 65 and Timberline Drive in Benton County. The accident reportedly happened as the 1997 Dodge Van driven by 83-year-old Laura Williams of Lincoln was attempting a turn onto 65 Highway when her vehicle was struck by a 2002 Jeep driven by 25-year-old Karie Brown of Warsaw. Both women received moderate injuries in the accident. Williams was taken by Warsaw/Lincoln ambulance to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment, while Brown was transported by Warsaw/Lincoln Ambulance to Golden Valley Hospital for treatment of her injuries.