Police were called to the Sedalia Walmart on a trespassing complaint and arrested a 34-year-old Sedalia man around 4 p.m. on January 7.

Police were told by a loss prevention employee at the store that Eric Curtis Wells was trespassing and was attempting to steal an object from the business.

Wells was taken to the Pettis County Jail on charges of first degree burglary, shoplifting, and an active Pettis County warrant.