The following Sedalia Police/Pettis County Sheriff's crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Feb. 13, 2013.

23-year-old female victim taken into protective custody

Tuesday night, Sedalia police took a 23-year-old female into protective custody after she reportedly cut her arm with a knife. The victim was then taken to the Missouri Psychiatric Center for 96 hour evaluation.

Sheriff’s Deputies arrest a woman on a municipal warrant

Just after 11:00 Monday night, Pettis County Deputies arrested Chelsea Vinson on a Sedalia Municipal warrant during a vehicle check in the 300 block of South Lamine.

Female suspect sought in attempted theft at Walmart 

At 10:11 Monday night, Sedalia police were dispatched to the Walmart Store on an attempted theft complaint. Upon arrival, a member of the loss prevention team told officers a female suspect had damaged the packaging on a camera battery and left the store wearing an Angry Bird Beanie she had not paid for. The complainant said when he asked the suspect to follow him to the office, she handed him the beanie and left in a vehicle.

Thieves cause a lot of damage while stealing material from a house

Around 10:40 Tuesday night, Sedalia police investigated a theft and property damage complaint on a house in the 200 block of East Cooper. According to the police report, the house, which belongs to The Bank of America of Richardson, Texas, sustained damage when thieves removed a hot water heater and a furnace from the residence.  Copper piping and electrical wiring were also taken according to the police report. There were no suspects at news time.

18-year-old female injured Tuesday night in a Lafayette County accident

At 8:30 Tuesday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an injury accident that occurred on Fulks Road just South of Sunrise Lane in Lafayette County. The accident happened as the 1999 Volkswagen driven by 18-year-old Hunter Berry of Oak Grove traveled off the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. Berry was transported to Centerpoint Hospital by EMS for treatment of moderate injuries.