Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Morning of February 20, 2014
The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the morning of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
Traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon nets Sedalia man with multiple warrants
Around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia Police observed a vehicle with a driver known to be revoked and have active warrants. The vehicle was stopped at 24th and Massachusetts. A check through dispatch revealed the suspect, identified as 19-year-old Xavier Zuniga of Sedalia, had four Pettis County warrants and a Saline County warrant. Zuniga was taken to the Pettis County jail and placed on 24 hour hold. Bonds on the warrants total $14,000.
Tenants accused of stealing and selling air conditioners for scrap
Just after noon on Tuesday, Sedalia Police conducted an investigation into the disappearance of three air conditioners from a residence in the 300 block of East Chestnut. The police report states the officers determined that the tenants had taken the air conditioners to Advantage Metals and received money for them as scrap. 30-year-old Rebecca Bell and 37-year-old Christopher Jackson were arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where they were placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.
35-year-old Sedalia man arrested for stealing at Walmart
At 2:42 Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia Police arrested 35-year-old Terry Schoenthal of Sedalia for shoplifting at the Walmart Store at 3201 West Broadway. Schoenthal was taken to the Pettis County jail where he was booked and released pending formal charges.
Thefts and vandalism complaints
A man in the 1700 block of West 9th reported the theft of his boat, trailer and an outboard motor to Sedalia Police Tuesday morning. The victim placed a value of $8,000 on the stolen items. There were no suspects at news time.
Around 11:30 Tuesday morning Sedalia Police took a theft complaint from a landlord, who reported his renters had moved out of his house in the 1400 block of South Garfield and took some of his property with them. According to the victim the renters took the stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer, valued collectively at $1200. There was no suspect information in the police report.
On Tuesday morning, the Sedalia Housing Authority reported damage to a building at 235 Scott Joplin Court. According to the police report, someone removed the lower steps of the stairs on the building and the support bracket. There were no suspects and no damage estimate was available.