On Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police took a report from Roto Rooter, 3228 E. Broadway. They reported that an employee stole a company work vehicle on Monday and later abandoned it in Windsor. The vehicle, valued at $8,000, was later located and towed back to Sedalia. There are two suspects in the case, neither of whom had yet been located for questioning at the time of the report.


On Tuesday morning, Family pawn, 2805 W. Broadway, reported that they took in a black Cobra 380 pistol that was reported stolen out of Cole Camp. There was a pawn hold placed on the firearm, according to the report.


On Tuesday afternoon, Car Mart, 3303 S. Limit, reported that someone stole a vehicle value at $4,800, from their lot. Using GPS tracking, the vehicle was located outside the city limits. It was then towed back to the lot, but with damage to the interior and a tire. There are no suspects in the case.


On Wednesday, Sedalia Automotive, 2101 S. Limit, reported that a known subject failed to return a motor vehicle as agreed. Formal charges are now being sought through the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office, according to the report.


Sedalia Police arrested 38-year-old Joshua J. Mabrey of Sedalia after a traffic stop at Broadway and Carr. A computer check revealed that Mabrey was driving while revoked. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released with a Jan. 16 court date.


Westlake Hardware, 1010 Thompson Blvd., reported a theft on Tuesday afternoon. According to the report, witnesses said a heavy-set white female with dark hair entered the store with two bags. She went straight to the Yeti display and placed a gray cooler with a blue zipper into a bag on her shoulder. She then moved two lane blocker displays near the front of the store and bolted out the door. Witnesses followed her to the parking lot, where she got into a light Buick and left southbound on Thompson. Store management is willing to prosecute, according to the report.


Pettis County deputies took a property damage and trespassing report in the 30,000 block of Highway U on Thursday.


Pettis County deputies arrested Albert Eugene Baker on a misdemeanor probation violation at the Pettis County Sheriff's Office, 319 S. Lamine, on Thursday.


The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 58-year-old Dorothy G. Longley-Andrade of Sedalia in Pettis County on Thursday at 4:22 p.m. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, speeding, lane violation and two counts of child endangerment. She was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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