On February 8, Pettis County Deputies took a report  from a Hughesville resident of harassment by phone scammers.

Pettis County Deputies responded to the Amtrak station in Sedalia to assist in the arrest of a Benton County man for stealing.

Sedalia Police were contacted on January 30 by a local business that claimed to catch a suspect on a surveillance camera stealing several used tires. According to a report from the Sedalia Police Department, the business owner told officers that he found used tires for sale on Facebook, and believes that they were the tires stolen from his business. The business owner reportedly found a total of 16 tires that he believes belongs to his business, valued at over $800. Police say they have one suspect at this time.

Sedalia Police were called to Hotel Bothwell at 1:45 a.m. February 9 and arrested a 37-year-old woman for trespassing. According to a police report, a caller told police that the woman had been told to leave the business multiple times, but continued to come back and tried to gain entry to the business. Angie Lynn Wirtz was taken into custody and placed on a 24-hour hold, pending state charges.

Sedalia Police were called to Walmart just before 7 p.m. on February 8 and arrested a 42-year-old Otterville Man on charges of first degree burglary and harassment. According to police, an employee at the store claimed that a customer, Steven Wayne Steidley II, had threatened her after a disagreement. The customer had previously been accused of trespassing at the store. Steidley was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.

Pettis County Sheriff
Kurt Parsons

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