Sedalia Police Crime Reports for the Afternoon of February 26th, 2016
Around 6:35 in the morning on February 25th, Sedalia Police with the Drug Enforcment Unit served a drug-related search warrant at 107 East Pettis Street, in Sedalia. The residence was forced open and two residents were found and detained during the investigation. A search of the residence revealed methanphetamine, marijuana, drug packaging materials, and drug paraphenalia. One suspect was arrested and transported to the Pettis Couny Jail, pending the filing of charges. Arrested at the scene was 39-year old Richard D. Shepherd, of Sedalia. The charges being sought are:
1. Intent to distribute meth
2. Possession of methanphetamine
3. Possession of marijuana
4. Possession of drug paraphenalia
On February 25th, around 1:30 in the afternoon, in the 1900 block of West Main Street, Sedalia Police officers were dispatched in regards to a theft. The victim stated that items were missing from his vehicle while it was parked. According to a witness, a male subject was seen removing items from the vehicle late, the night before. The total of the missing items is placed at about $400.00. There are no suspects identified in the case.
On February 24th, around 5:30 in the evening, in the 200 block of West Broadway, police officers took another theft report. The complaintint stated the suspect came into the business and stole 6 baseball hats, valued at $60.00. There is one suspect at this time.
Also, on February 24th, in the 600 block of North Ohio, Sedalia officers took a report of stealing. an employees's register drawer was $500.00 short, at the end of the shift. The complaintint went back and checked the transactions and video footage. The employee had put $500.00 on a Visa gift card and didn't pay for it. 19-year old Tyler Thompson was located and arrested on charges of stealing. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail.