Sedalia Police crime reports 6-22-18

Sedalia Police confiscated a BB gun after officers were called to a verbal argument in the 600 block of S. Barrett on Wednesday after 5 p.m. According to a report, the victim said someone pulled a BB gun on him. Investigation revealed that the gun was pointed down and not at the victim, so therefore no assault occurred. However, the BB gun was seized and taken in for destruction. There were no charges filed.


On Wednesday just before midnight, a woman reported that one of her children was molested in the 300 block of Buckner Court. The Division of Family Services was notified and the incident is under investigation.


On Thursday around 12:20 a.m., a woman reported that her daughter was sexually assaulted by a known subject in the 600 block of W. 4th. An investigation is ongoing.


On Wednesday, police took a property damage report from two people, who said that someone broke a window on the house, then broke a side mirror on their vehicle. Total amount of damage was estimated at $700. A suspect has been identified and the incident is under investigation.


Police responded to a residence at 3:06 a.m. Thursday where the caller said there was an unknown man who was very drunk and yelling at them. A computer check of the subject revealed he was wanted on two Pettis County warrants for non-support. He was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail without bond. The suspect was not identified in the report.


On Wednesday, police took a report of a gas drive-off at Casey's General Store, 3500 W. 16th. According to the report, a suspect drove away without paying for $43.10 of fuel. Some suspect info was provided to Sedalia Police.


On Thursday, a woman reported the theft of her purse and a key fob from a vehicle in the 100 block of E. 19th. The theft occurred between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 5:30 a.m. Thursday.


On Thursday morning around 4:40 a.m., a man reported the theft of $75 of camping items from his vehicle in the 1900 block of S. Quincy


On Wednesday, a woman reported the theft of her son's bicycle from the backyard. The bike, a Kent Ambush, was valued at $86.


On Friday (June 22), Pettis County Sheriff's deputies arrested Richard Russell Rhea in the area of McVey and Goodwill Chapel Drive for Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Identity Theft. Rhea was placed on a 24 hold in the Pettis County Jail.

Randy Kirby