Here are your Sedalia Police crime reports for August 9, 2012.


Sedalia police investigate a child not breathing Wednesday evening

At 4:47 p.m. Wednesday evening, Sedalia police were dispatch had to a residence in the 2700 block of Wing Avenue on a report of a child not breathing. Upon arrival officers found the child, who was breathing again, had fallen into a hot tub. The child was taken to Bothwell regional Health Center for treatment. According to a source at the police station, the child was thought to be okay. An investigation is underway in the incident.


Shoplifter arrested at Wood’s Wednesday evening

Around 6:15 Wednesday evening Sedalia police responded to Woods Supermarket at 701 East Broadway on a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival officers found the suspect had stolen $18.58 in merchandise. A subsequent search of the female suspect, identified as 21-year-old Sara Lawson of Sedalia, revealed she was in possession of a prescription medication that she could not produce a prescription for and marijuana. At the time of the police report, Lawson was on 24-hour hold at the Pettis County jail pending formal charges for stealing and possession of marijuana.


Subject check on a female walking at 7th and Washington results in her arrest

Just after 8 o’clock Wednesday night, Sedalia police conducted a check on a female subject walking in the area of 7th and Washington. A computer check revealed the woman, identified as 25-year-old Crystal Millard of Sedalia, had two municipal warrants out of Sedalia for animal cruelty and operating a vehicle without financial responsibility. Millard was arrested and taken to the Pettis County jail pending a $200 cash only bond.


Incarcerated female served a failure to appear warrant this morning

At 2:25 this morning, Sedalia police served a search warrant on a female suspect incarcerated in the Pettis County jail. The warrant was for failure to appear, with a bond of $88.50 cash only.


Property damage complaint filed Wednesday evening has two possible suspects

At 6:50 Wednesday evening, a complainant in the 400 block of Albright Court reported a tire valued at $50 was slashed on her vehicle. There are two juvenile suspects in the case.