Area crime reports 7-3-18

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 24-year-old Cole W. Ebeling of Green Ridge on Sunday at 2:05 a.m. in Pettis County. He was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Revoked and Speeding. Ebeling was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


On Monday morning around 7:40 a.m., Sedalia Police took a robbery report from a man in the 300 block of E. 2nd. According to the report, three people entered the victim's home looking for someone who was not there. Then one of them pulled out a pistol and pointed it at him. The victim fled when he got the chance. An iPad was later discovered stolen, and a cell phone was damaged.


On Monday morning, a woman reported that someone broke the passenger window on her car and wet through her purse in the 1800 block of E. 22nd. A Central Bank debit card was taken.


On Monday morning, a woman reported that someone stole $50 from her vehicle overnight in the 1000 block of S. Kentucky. There were no signs of forced entry, according to the report.


On Monday afternoon, Sedalia Police took a property damage report in the 1300 block of E. 14th. The report stated that the suspect was arguing with the complainant, when the suspect threw a brick into his girlfriend's windshield, shattering it. The suspect then fled the scene. The case was sent to the prosecutor for review.


On Tuesday morning, A man reported the theft of $500 worth of tools from his vehicle in the 600 block of E. 16th. Suspect info was provided to police.


Fav Trip, 216 W. Broadway, reported that a woman tried to purchase cigarettes with a fake $100 bill at 3:46 a.m. Monday. The bill was placed into evidence.


On Monday at 9:45 p.m., Woods East, 701 E. Broadway, reported a shoplifting. According to the report, the suspect concealed two packages of steak on him, then left the store.


On Monday, Sedalia Police arrested 25-year-old Levi R. Craig after conducting a traffic stop on a small red passenger car at the city limits at 2800 S. Ingram for no plates. A computer check revealed he was wanted on a Municipal warrant for possession of marijuana. Craig was taken to the Pettis County Jail with an Aug. 8 court date. His bond was $250.


Sedalia Police arrested 57-year-old Robert Cornelius Robinson of Sedalia after a traffic stop on a gray Buick Rendezvous for expired plates at 1800 W. Broadway (north of Verizon Wireless), at 4:10 p.m. Monday. A computer check revealed no valid license for Robinson. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


Casey's General Store, 3050 S. Limit, reported a $33.08 gas drive-off that occurred just after 9 p.m. Monday.


Sedalia Police responded to an abandoned animal call at 1609 E. 4th on Monday morning. According to a report, the caller said the resident was evicted from the house and left behind a white, lab-terrier mix dog. The report said the house showed evidence of dog feces everywhere inside, but that the dog appeared healthy. It was taken to the animal shelter. Animal abuse charges are being submitted to the prosecutor.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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