Sedalia Area Crime Reports for June 27, 2018
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Sue Lane on June 27 for a theft report around 3 a.m. A semi-automatic 9mm pistol, holster and ammunition were reported missing from an unlocked car that had been parked in a driveway. The caller told officers that the suspects most likely also entered his neighbor's car. Police discovered that the car at the neighboring residence had been entered. A section of the center console lid had been broken, but nothing was reported missing from that vehicle.
Police stopped a vehicle around 1:42 a.m. on June 27 and arrested a 49-year-old Sedalia man. Police say the vehicle was stopped for a license plate light being out, and discovered that the driver, Daniel C. Turner, had an active warrant for failure to appear on a miscellaneous animal violation. Turner was arrested, and jail staff reportedly discovered half of a Hydrocodone pill in his pocket. Turner was placed on a 24-hour hold pending state charges for possession of a controlled substance and for introducing contraband into a county jail.
Police took a report of a stolen vehicle around 10:25 a.m. on June 26. Officers were told that a black Mercury Cougar with a faded top and hood, missing hub cap on the right rear tire, and loud exhaust, had been stolen from the 1000 block of E. 10th St. sometime between midnight and 9 a.m.
A 61-year-old Sedalia man was issued a citation for marijuana possession after an officer was dispatched to Rest Haven on June 26 around 7:15 p.m. An employee reported that she found one of the residents, William P. Joseph, to be in possession of marijuana.
Police responded to the area of 10th and Summit on June 26 on a report of gun shots. Several witnesses told an officer they heard a gun shot that they believed came from a car traveling south on Summit from 10th St. Police then made contact with a witness who said they had been at a residence in the area and became involved in a minor disturbance with a person. The witness believes that the same person came back in a car and fired a shot at them. No injuries were reported and no property damage was found. The suspect was not known to the witnesses and the incident remains under investigation.
On June 26, deputies with the Pettis County Sheriff's Office took a report of a sexual assault that occurred in the 3000 block of Brooking Park Ave. An investigation is underway.
Sedalia Police received a call just before 9 a.m. on June 25 of a stolen power generator from the 1400 block of S. Grand Ave. The victim told police that the generator had been stolen sometime overnight. The value of the generator was estimated to be around $110. The are no known suspects at this time.