This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Early Tuesday morning, Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of West 5th Street for a reported theft that occurred from inside a motor vehicle. Lonnie Lee Friend Jr. reported an XM radio, loose change, and a pack of cigarettes were taken. The suspect is unknown at this time.


 

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Somerset Apartments in the 800 block of Ruth Ann Drive for a report of a domestic disturbance Monday evening. Both Jovan Kwamale Cruz and Brittany Marie Yolanda Robles were located and spoken to. A 12 hour log was completed.


 

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of US Highway 50 and South Limit Avenue for a moving violation Tuesday morning. The driver was identified and found to be suspended. Dustin Michael Bertrand was released from the scene pending the request of city charges of Driving While Suspended.


 

Monday afternoon, Officers responded to the Open Door Thrift Shop, 612 South Hancock Avenue, in regards to property damage due to burning, no longer in progress. A report was completed to document the incident.


 

Saturday evening, Officers were dispatched to Hibbett Sports, 3115 West Broadway Boulevard, for a theft report. Two male subjects entered the store and split up. Both subjects left without paying for a t-shirt valued at $20. The employee was able to identify the vehicle used to leave the parking lot and one of the subjects.


 

Sedalia Police initiated a traffic stop on an SUV near South Engineer Avenue and Lewis Circle Monday morning because it didn't have a rear license plate. A check through Dispatch showed the driver's license status was suspended out of Iowa. Michael Joe Osburn Jr., 37, of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Osburn was then booked for Driving While Suspended and released.


 

On the evening of August 5th, Officers took a report from Donald L. Martin of property damage that occurred in the 500 block of East 5th Street. The suspect was found on video and charges have been submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor.


 

Monday afternoon, Officers responded near the 1000 block of Thompson Boulevard for possible drugs found on the ground. The item was located, seized, and logged into evidence for destruction.


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