This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Early Friday morning, Officers conducted a subject check at the Motel 6, 3402 West Broadway Boulevard. Jeffery W. Berkshire, 34, of Sedalia, had an active LaClede County Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Property Damage in the 2nd Degree. Berkshire was arrested and given a $300 cash only bond.


Officers conducted a vehicle check at the Motel 6, 3402 West Broadway Boulevard Friday morning. An Occupant of the vehicle was found to have an active Pettis County warrant. Craig Daniel Spain, 51, of Sedalia, was arrested on the warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Spain was arrested and given a bond of $7,500 cash or surety.


On the evening of April 23rd, Officers responded to the Liquor Locker store, 513 West Main Street, for a report of a disturbance. When Officers arrived, the suspect had already fled the scene. The victim stated she wanted to pursue charges for Assault. Dale R. Sims, 55, of Sedalia, was later located and issued a citation for Assault.


Thursday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1100 block of Water Tower Road for a report of theft. Contact was made with Carl L. Edwards, who stated that an adult tricycle was stolen from the front yard of his residence.


Sedalia Police responded to the Cederhurst Independent Living Center, 3701 West 10th Street, in regards to a subject that was found deceased Thursday afternoon. The subject's family was notified and Rea's Funeral Home was contacted to transport the deceased subject. No foul play is suspected.


Wednesday afternoon, Officers met with John Holst in the lobby of the Police Department in regards to a theft. Holst advised that a former employee of his unlawfully used the business debit card to make several purchases from a local business.


On April 27th, an investigation was opened into whether a victim in the 1800 bock of East 14th Street was being financially exploited by their relatives. Further follow up will be conducted to try and determine whether a crime was committed.


Wednesday morning, an Officer was dispatched to a found property call in the lobby of the Police Department. Theresa Powell found a phone near the intersection of South Massachusetts and East 13th Street. Several attempts were made to return the phone to the owner. The Officer had no luck in getting the phone returned, so it was entered into evidence for safe keeping.

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