Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of East 2nd Street around 11:30 Monday night (Apr 17), in reference to a burglary. According to the report, the male suspect had left the area but the caller had given a description of the man. Police located the suspect a short time later and arrested 56-year-old Charles Shaw. He was placed on a 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail, pending state charges of 1st Degree Burglary, Property Damage, Stealing, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.


Just after 10:00 Monday night (Apr 17), Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at West 15th Street and South Stewart Avenue, for a vehicle with a brake light out. According to the report, after searching the vehicle, officers discovered a passenger was in possession of methamphetamine. The passenger, 24-year-old Seth A. Farr, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, pending state charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance.


Around 10:30 Monday morning (Apr 17), Sedalia Police arrested 39-year-old Paul J. Scarborough, of Smithton, on a Pettis County warrant for Child Neglect. Scarborough was taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $2,500.


Just after 7:30 Monday night (Apr 17), Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check at Scott Joplin Court. The FTA warrant (original charge of stealing) was confirmed for the suspect, 18-year-old Carlos E. Aguirre. He was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, with a bond of $1,500.


On Monday afternoon (Apr 17), Sedalia Police responded to the 1000 block of East 15th Street, for a report of a stolen moped scooter. The victim said someone had taken the scooter earlier in the day. The moped scooter is blue in color, and valued at $600. There are no suspects at this time.


Around 10:30 Monday night (Apr 17), Sedalia Police took a burglary report in the 1000 block of South State Fair Blvd. According to the report, the caller stated a SKS rifle was taken from his apartment. The rifle is valued at $400. There were no further details listed in that report.

Randy Kirby