This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

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Sedalia Police responded to the 100 block of Autumn  Avenue for a report of attempted vehicle theft. Several witnesses reported a suspect attempting to jump start a vehicle which belonged to a victim currently out of state. The one suspect, David G. Williams Jr., 28, of La Monte was placed under arrest for tampering with a motor vehicle Monday evening.  Williams also had two active parole violation warrants from Pettis County. Another suspect has been identified, but not located.


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Tuesday night, Police responded to the 1300 block of East 14th for a report of a motor vehicle theft. The victim said his vehicle had been stolen by a family member and that he was told the suspect was still in the city limits.  Officers located the stolen vehicle at Sonic on West Broadway. The suspect, Keshawn J. Camacho, 22, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail for a twenty-four-hour hold for theft of a motor vehicle. The vehicle was returned to the victim without any damages.


Tuesday evening, Sedalia Police responded to a report of harassment from a complainant who met officers at the Police Headquarters. The complainant said an ex boyfriend had been threatening her and her husband. There have been no arrests made at this time.


Tuesday morning, officers were called to the 2700 block of South Lafayette Avenue in response to property damage. When police arrived, they made contact with a male subject who stated his rental house had been damaged by two juveniles. The male stated he did not want to pursue charges but he would like the report to be made.


Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of East 13th in response to a reference check Monday morning. When Officers arrived on the scene, they located a female subject, Judith L. Denney, 53, of Sedalia,  who was upset about her living situation. Officers spoke with the female and it became apparent when she couldn't answer questions, stay on topic, or take care of her self, that she needed to be placed on a 12-hour protective custody.


Advantage Metal Recycling reported a theft to Sedalia Police. Police made contact with the caller who stated that a subject had come onto the property and took 50 pounds worth of insulated copper in the early morning hours Tuesday. They estimated the wire to be worth $25. The business has video footage of the suspect.


Tuesday morning, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Menard's store for a report of a theft that occurred in January. Upon arrival Officers made contact with the caller, who stated that in January they had three suspects come in and over the course of two days, purchased around $3,500 worth of items from the store using a stolen credit card. The caller stated she was contacted by a Detective in Kansas City who stated that they had possibly arrested one of the suspects in the case.


Tuesday afternoon, Police took a report over the phone of a burglary that happened at the storage units on Clinton Road. Items were stolen out of the storage unit and another item was damaged at the unit. The value of the stolen and damaged items was $450.  The investigation is ongoing.


Officers were called to the 300 block of West 6th Street Monday morning in reference to a disturbance. One of the parties involved said the other punched them in the mouth while they were arguing. Cheyanne M. Robb, 21, of Lincoln, was arrested on charges of assault.