This article is compiled from Sedalia Police Department reports:

On Friday morning at 3:37 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 600 block of East 3rd on a report of a vehicle doing doughnuts in the city lot. Upon arrival, the vehicle fled from police and a short pursuit took place. The pursuit was terminated a short time later.


On Friday at 12:54 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop in the 1700 block of South Warren. A computer check revealed that 27-year-old Cory Jade Pope of Sedalia was wanted on a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant. He was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


On Thursday morning at 11:38 a.m., Sedalia Police responded to a trespassing complaint at 3701 South Limit. The suspect was eventually located and arrested. 34-year-old Jonathan W. Ayers was charged with 1st degree trespassing and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


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On Nov. 10, Sedalia Police took a property damage report from Bothwell Regional Health Center, 601 E. 14th . The officer spoke with Bothwell Security, who said that a patient damaged a phone by ripping it off the wall. The phone was valued at $240. The patient also damaged a call light button, valued at $500. Charges of property damage are being requested.


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On Wednesday, Sedalia Police responded to Menard's, 4400 Wisconsin Ave., in reference to a sex crime that occurred on Tuesday. According to the report, a male subject exposed himself to a store employee. The incident was captured on store security cameras. A suspect has been identified.


On Wednesday at 3:11 p.m., Sedalia Police, along with Sedalia Fire responded to the 300 block of West 11th on a rubbish fire. Arriving units found several items engulfed in flames, one of which was a city-owned trash container. The fire was extinguished by a property owner. The cause of the fire was undetermined.


Sedalia Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at 16th and Limit shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday. A computer check revealed that one of the drivers was suspended out of Alabama. 35-year-old Fayrene L. Boulware of Sedalia was issued a citation and released from the scene.


Sedalia Police arrested 21-year-old Angel Escobar in Municipal Court, 200 South Osage, around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday. He was wanted on a commitment order to serve jail time. Escobar was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


On Thursday around 7:45 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a building check at 808 W. 6th. Officers made contact with one of the residents, 27-year-old Michael R. Butler. A computer check revealed that he was wanted on a Pettis County warrant for possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. Butler was taken to the Pettis County Jail with a $15,000 cash or surety bond. He now has a Dec. 1 court date.

Randy Kirby