Sedalia Police reports 1-26-18

Sedalia Police arrested 39-year-old Jeremy P. Lakin of Sedalia for shoplifting just before 11 a.m. Thursday at Ohio and Morgan after officers observed him drop a Dollar General bag and had trouble picking it up. The man also reportedly had trouble keeping his balance. Officers made contact with the man, and it was determined he was obviously intoxicated. By this time, Dollar General items were strewn around him. Several items were found on his person and in his coat which were determined to be stolen from Dollar General. According the report, Dollar General wishes to pursue charges. Lakin was then taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center after he made comments about wanting to hurt himself. He was left at the BRHC ER. A Municipal court summons for stealing was issued.


On Wednesday, Sedalia Police arrested 37-year-old Brook Nickole Bale after officers responded to a disturbance at 7th and Wagner around 5:30 p.m. One subject (Bale) was located near 6th and Brown. She was wanted on a Municipal warrant. Bale was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 cash bond, with a Feb. 7 court date.


On Wednesday, Shayla Cramer of Sedalia reported that she accepted a job offer online and received a check for $2,850. She was then asked to buy four $100 I-Tune cards and provide the info to the suspect, which she did. The victim was soon informed by her bank, Bank of America, that the check was forged and there were no funds to cover the check.


On Wednesday around 11:45 a.m. Sedalia Police arrested 20-year-old Brittany D. Rasa of Sedalia at 16th and Grand after a traffic stop on a white car. A computer check revealed she was Driving While Suspended. Rasa was taken to the SPD, where she was booked and released.


Sedalia Police arrested 54-year-old Kimberly D. Binnie of Sedalia for shoplifting after she allegedly attempted to push a cartload of items out the door at Wal-Mart, 3201 W. Broadway, without paying for them around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. The items were valued at $539.21. Binnie was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


On Wednesday, Shannon Marie Clark reported two bicycles stolen from the 400 block of E. 17th. The theft occurred between 9:30 p.m. Sunday and 5:30 a.m. Monday. There are no suspects.

Randy Kirby