Sedalia Police took a theft report from Smoker's Outlet, 1700 E. Broadway, on Thursday morning. According to the report, two people, one black male and one black female, entered the store and stole seven Swisher cigars on Wednesday night around 6:15 p.m. The couple then left in a light-colored Chevy Malibu.


 

On Thursday evening, Woods West, 1400 S. Limit, reported that a black male entered the store and took two bottles of alcohol and then left without paying. The total amount of loss was $69.98.


 

Casey's General Store, 1601 E. Broadway, reported that someone attempted to pay for their gas purchase with a counterfeit $20 bill. According to the report, the subject explained that she received it from her bank the day before. A check of her other bills revealed they were not counterfeit. No purchase was made, the report said, and therefore no crime was committed.


 

On Thursday at 10:05 p.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a silver vehicle that was observed turning from eastbound 14th onto northbound Limit and accelerating to 53 mph in a 35 mph zone. The stop took place at the Shell Gas Station, 1722 W. Broadway. A computer check revealed that the driver, 20-year-old Anthony P. Torgayev of Pettis County, was wanted on a felony Pettis County warrant for 1st degree intimidation. Torgayev was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $7500 cash or surety bond.


 

Sedalia Police checked on a suspicious subject near 7th and Lafayette around 3:30 a.m. Thursday. The officer observed a man discard some items. A subsequent searched revealed that it was a bag containing a controlled substance. 34-year-old David T. Boggs of Sedala was arrested near 6th and Lafayette. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of formal charges for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a red pick up for expired registration at 1:13 a.m. Friday at 318 W. Broadway. A computer check revealed that the driver, 27-year-old Andre La Monte Marsh of Sedalia, was suspended out of North Carolina. Marsh was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report at 6:19 a.m. on Thursday in the 3800 block of E. Broadway. According to a report, a female entered the store between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Wednesday night, concealed several items on her person, then left without paying for $34 worth of merchandise. The suspect was not yet located at the time of the report.


 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 36-year-old Anthony B. Johnson of Sedalia at 1:44 a.m. Saturday morning on a DWI charge. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.

Randy Kirby