This is a compilation of reports released by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office:

On Monday at 1:20 a.m., Pettis County Deputies Jennings, Anderson and Cook were working security at the Missouri State Fair, when Deputies Jennings and Anderson were flagged down by subjects who said a male was refusing to leave and attempted to sick his dog on them. According to the report, the subject refused to leave the fairgrounds and pulled his pants down in front of the deputies. The suspect was then taken into custody.


 

On Saturday, Aug. 14 at 4:29 p.m., Pettis County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a red Chevrolet near US 65 and Maltsbarger Road. A computer check revealed that 57-year-old James Coleman of Green Ridge, was wanted on a Missouri Department of Conservation warrant with a $250 bond. Coleman was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

On Thursday, Aug. 12, the Pettis County Sheriff's Office took a report from someone who said that on May 14, an unidentified person used his debit card information to obtain services from The Lantern House, 21746 Highway 50 in Sedalia. There was no suspect information at the time of the report.


 

On Aug. 11 at 8:50 p.m., Pettis County Deputies responded to Sedalia Auto Sales, 16000 US 50, for a stolen vehicle report. Subsequently, the vehicle was later located the next morning in Cooper County, where it was recovered without incident.


 

On Aug. 11 at 11:03 p.m., Pettis County Deputies responded to 5464 South Limit on a trespassing subject. 33-year-old Timothy Barrett of Sedalia was arrested on a Benton County warrant for failure to appear, with no bond. Also arrested was 38-year-old Cassandra Brister of Knob Noster on two warrants – one was out of Johnson County for failure to appear with a $300 cash or surety bond, and the other was through Probation and Parole with no bond.


 

On Aug. 10 around 6:30 p.m., the mother of a three-year-old came to the Pettis County Sheriff's office to report child abuse. Information was gathered and a Hotline Call was made at the time of the report. Investigation continues.


 

On Aug. 10 around 4 p.m., a Pettis County Deputy responded to 3505 Green Ridge Road for a theft report. The victim said he was notified by a third party that his storage unit was broken into, and items were strung out on the ground in front of the unit, and the door was open. About $3,000 of items were taken from the unit. Anyone with information on the theft is urged to call the Sheriff's Office at (660) 827-0052 and speak with detectives.

Randy Kirby