This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department crime reports.


Thursday night, Officers spoke over the phone with Patrick Green. Green stated a fraudulent credit card account opened in his name without his authorization from the 2400 block of South Park Avenue.


Sedalia Police took a report from Misty Williams Thursday night regarding a hit and run accident. Williams reported her vehicle was struck at the intersection of West 32nd Street and South Limit Avenue, but the striking vehicle left without providing any information. Williams stated she had minor injuries as a result of the collision.


Officers were dispatched to the Police Department lobby for a report of assault Thursday morning. Officers arrived to the lobby, met with the victim, gathered information, identified the suspect, and generated a report.


Early Friday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in reference to a burglary report. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with Dylan Clark. Clark reported unknown persons entered his unsecured residence and stole a television. The television is valued at $150.00. The serial number is unknown, and no one was home at the time. There are no suspects.

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Thursday evening, Officers conducted a warrant check in the 900 block of East 6th Street. Officers made contact with a subject and checked his information with Dispatch. He was found to have an active Pettis County Warrant. That warrant was issued in March of 2024 after an investigation that began in January of the same year. A report was made to the SPD in reference to allegations of sexual abuse between the suspect and a minor child. The child was interviewed at Child Safe in reference to allegations of sexual abuse. The child did not make an actual disclosure, but made it clear she was “in love” with the suspect. The suspect admitted to an inappropriate relationship with the girl, admitting to kissing and fondling her over her clothes, as well as digital penetration. The suspect had made several comments that he knew she was not an adult, and he stated he told her they should wait until she turns 18. The incidents took place in the 1700 block of South Lamine Avenue between November 2023 and January 2024. William M. Chapman, 39, of Sedalia, was arrested for his warrant on a charge of felony Statutory Sodomy in the 2nd Degree. Bond was set at $25,000 cash or surety, with conditions that Chapman is not have any contact with the victim.


Thursday afternoon, Jacob Izatt came to the Police Department to turn in property he located. There was no further information in the report.


Thursday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of Greenwood Lane in reference to a report of harassment. The reporting party stated a subject was potentially harassing her ex-boyfriend. About four hours later, Officers were dispatched to return a call to a subject wanting to report a trespassing incident. The reporting party’s call was returned, information was gathered, and subjects involved were identified. A report was completed.


Wednesday afternoon, Officers took a report from the Police Station lobby regarding property damage that occurred in the 300 block of East Cooper Street. Officers spoke with Donivan Bush, and gathered information for the report. The estimated value of the damage was set at $300. A suspect has not been identified at this time.


Thursday morning, Officers responded to the Woods East grocery store, 701 East Broadway Boulevard, regarding a theft from the store. While responding, Officers were given a description of the subject, and identified him in the area of East 5th Street and South Montgomery Avenue. As Officers approached, the suspect hid on the front porch of a residence in the 900 block of East 5th Street. The suspect stated he had left items by the restrooms in the store. Management of the store stated the suspect he had gone into the restroom with two boxes of cakes and a bottle of iced coffee. Officers were able to locate two boxes of Mother’s Day strawberry cakes in the pocket of the suspect’s jacket, and also located a red and black cooking glove in the sleeve of his jacket. The cost of items stolen was set at $31.86. Randy Loren Veeder, 47, Homeless, was arrested on charges of Stealing and Burglary in the 1st Degree*. Veeder was placed on a 24-hour hold. Bond was set at $1500 cash or surety.


Wednesday afternoon, Officers were dispatched to the Police Station lobby for a theft report. Officers arrived and spoke with the victim. Information was gathered, and a report was completed.


Sedalia Police were dispatched to the lobby of the Police Station for a report of fraud. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the victim. The victim reported they had been scammed, as their identity and financial information had been compromised. Information was gathered from the victim, and a report was completed.


Wednesday morning, Officers responded to the 800 block of South Missouri Avenue regarding a suicidal subject. Information was gathered, and the party was transported for medical help.


*In the original report, 2024-00007573, Veeder was charged with Stealing and a count of Burglary in the 1st Degree. According to Casenet 24PT-CR00499, the charges for Veeder are currently only Stealing, as the Burglary charge has been dropped.


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