Sedalia Police Crime Reports September 3, 2012
Sedalia man arrested following a hit and run accident involving a fire hydrant
At 3:18 Friday afternoon Sedalia police were dispatched to the area of Cooper and Ohio on a hit and run accident. According to the police report upon arrival officers found a suspect had hit a fire hydrant, then left the area. Witnesses told the officers the suspect had disregarded traffic lights and stop signs nearly causing an accident with another vehicle. The suspect identified as 34-year-old Jeremiah Coleman of Sedalia was located and arrested in the 500 block of South Engineer. At the time of the police report Coleman was in the Pettis county jail pending charges of driving while intoxicated, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and disobeying a signal light and stop signs.
Two Sedalia people arrested at Wal-Mart for stealing
Just after 1 o’clock Sunday afternoon Sedalia police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart Store on two shoplifting suspects. The police report states during an investigation 52-year-old Wilbur Barnett of Sedalia was also found to be in possession of marijuana. At the time of the police report Barnett was on 24-hour hold at the Pettis county jail pending formal charges of possession of marijuana, resisting arrest, and stealing. Also arrested at the store was 42-year-old Tina Bradley of Sedalia. Bradley was on 24-hour hold pending charges of stealing.
Two Sedalia men arrested following a traffic stop
At 8:29 Saturday night Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at 14th and Ohio for no front license plate. Upon contact with the driver, 28-year-old Tina Bailey of Versailles, she reportedly gave officers a false ID to avoid apprehension for a driving while suspended charge. She was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail, and placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges. A passenger 31-year-old Eric Wilder address unknown also gave officers a false ID to avoid arrest on a probation violation warrant out of Miller County. Wilder was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail on 24-hour hold pending ID theft charges, and $809 bond on the warrant.
Just after 4 o’clock Sunday afternoon 17-year-old Geremy Sowash of Smithton was arrested at Wal-Mart on a charge of stealing. He was booked and released with a court date.
On Saturday the owner of Julis Authentic Mexican at 125 East 16th reported property damage to the business.
Saturday morning a 74-year-old female victim reported someone stole money from a bank envelope, after cashing her check for her.
A Sedalia woman reported her credit card was used at a Safeway in San Mateo California to make four unauthorized purchases of nearly $400.
A victim in the 300 block of West 10th reported the theft of two 52” televisions valued at $500 from her home.
Casey’s at 1601 East Broadway reported a $70 gas drive off Saturday morning.
The Casey’s on Clinton Road reported a gas drive off in the amount of $37.72