The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of July 31, 2013.

Early morning walker arrested on a warrant and resisting arrest

Just after 1:00 this morning, Sedalia police observed two subjects walking in the middle of the street in the area of East 4th and Thompson Avenue where sidewalks are available. The officer attempted to stop the two subjects for violating a city ordinance, but one of them fled the area and eluded capture. The police report states the suspect, whom the officer had recognized as someone with an active warrant, was located at a residence in the 900 block of South Vermont three hours later and arrested. At the time of the police report, 21-year-old Brenden Wilcox was in the Pettis County Jail pending a $7500 bond for a burglary warrant out of Pettis County, and resisting arrest.

Lebanon Police contacts the Sedalia Police Department on a possible child abuse case in the area

Around 8:00 Tuesday night, the Sedalia police received a call from the Lebanon Police Department regarding a case of parental kidnapping and child abuse that appears to have originated in the Sedalia jurisdiction. A source at the Sedalia Police Department states the case is currently under investigation.

Warrant check in the 400 block of North Prospect nets 30-year-old female suspect

Just before noon this morning, the Sedalia police responded to a residence in the 400 block of North Prospect on a subject with a warrant. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the suspect, 30-year-old Traci Rayborn of Sedalia. Following confirmation of the warrant, Rayborn was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail pending a bond of $4500.

Landlord reports prior tenants do $10,000 damage to her property

Early this, morning a Sedalia woman reported former renters of her house in the 500 Block of West 6th caused approximately $10,000 in damage to the house before moving out earlier this month. There was no further information in the police report.

Thieves steal laptops and rifles from a home on South Sneed

At 3:00Tuesday afternoon, a victim in the 800 block of South Sneed reported his residence had been forcibly entered and around $4150 in property was stolen. According to the victim, the stolen items included laptop computers, rifles, watches, a Playstation and clips for the rifles. There were no suspects at the time of the police report.

 $2300 in items reported stolen from a residence in the 2100 block of South Ingram

Around 3:45 Monday afternoon, Sedalia police took a burglary complaint from a victim in the 2100 block of South Ingram. The victim told officers someone broke into the house and garage, and stole over $2300 worth of items sometime after 11:15 that morning. There was no information on a possible suspect in the police report.

Gas drive-offs reported

Just before midnight on Tuesday night, the Casey’s Store at 3050 South Limit reported a $44.23 gas drive-off. Information on the suspect vehicle was given to the police.

The Cork and Bottle at 3806 East Broadway reported a gas drive off of $15.05 around 4:00 Sunday afternoon. There were no suspects at news time.