Sedalia Police reports 3-28-18

Sedalia Police arrested 45-year-old Virgil Andrew Edgar, Sr., at 22nd and Engineer at 12:42 a.m. on Tuesday after officers were called to the area on a male ringing the doorbell on multiple houses. Edgar was later located and was found to be intoxicated. According to the report, he was “swaying back and forth and almost fell over when he tried to walk.” He was taken into protective custody for 12 hours.


Murphy USA, 3203 W. Broadway, reported a $53.26 gas drive-off that occurred at 8:37 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect was a white male driving a full-sized black SUV.


Sedalia Police arrested 32-year-old Keith Allen Lybarger of Sedalia after a traffic stop on an orange Dodge SUV bearing plates that checked to a Ford. The stop occurred Wednesday at 12:29 a.m. at 7th and Grand and Lybarger was one of four people in the vehicle. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Lybarger was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.

On Tuesday, Sedalia Police took a report from a man who said his debit card was taken from 2801 S. Grand, and $482.25 of fraudulent charges were made on it. There are possible suspects in the case.


Two people were arrested at American Inn, 1217 S. Limit, on Tuesday just after 1 p.m. According to a report, police were searching for a male at that location wanted on two Pettis County warrants. Arrested was 34-year-old Joshua L. Baker of Smithton. Police also conducted a computer check on the woman with him, 29-year-old Jamie Christine Hern, also of Smithton. She was wanted on a Pettis Count warrant. Both were taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail. Hern's bond was set at $326.50, while Baker's bond was $12,500, cash or surety.


On Tuesday, a man reported that his vehicle was damaged while parked overnight behind Jimmy John's, 2923 Broadway. According to the report, the car was needing repairs, and was jacked up. Someone apparently took the jack from underneath the car and smashed the rear hatch window, causing $600 of damage. The front windshield was also damaged.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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