The following Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff's crime reports are from the morning of Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.

Sedalia Police Investigate Thefts from Businesses

Employees of APA reported to Sedalia Police that they discovered an employee making fraudulent returns for cash in the amount of $1,954.14. Jeramie Askew was arrested and placed on 24-hour hold pending the request for state charges of felony stealing.

Employees at Juli's Authentic Mexican at 125 East 16th reported to Sedalia Police yesterday (Jan. 8), that a person ran into the business, grabbed a money bag off the counter and ran out of the store with $230 in cash and receipts.

A man in the 28000 Block of Prarie Road reported to Pettis County Deputies that somebody stole a few power tools from a building between Jan. 4 and 8.

Several Arrests Made

Sedalia Police arrested Dylan Seevers for six counts of traffic warrants for failure to appear, bond set at $12,500 cash/surety and $20 cash only.

Pettis County Deputies arrested Barry Keele for a Pettis County non-support of minor child warrant, bond set at $3,500.

Sedalia Police arrested Mathew Faries for tampering a motor vehicle in the 1st degree, third offense for stealing, failure to appear on a marijuana possession from Leadwood, Missouri and driving while suspended, bond set at $1,026.50.

Sedalia Police arrested Edward Miller for failure to appear, bond set at $88.50 cash.

Pettis County Deputies arrested Johnathan Campbell for failure to appear on a larceny charge, bond set at $88.50 cash.

Sedalia Police took possession of a blue purse that was found in the new corner of South Harrison and West 10th.