This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.

Early Friday morning, Officers responded to the American Inn, 1217 South Limit Avenue, in reference to a trespassing call. Upon arrival, Officers witnessed two male subjects in a physical altercation. Due to previous calls in the same night involving one of the subjects and his intoxicated state, Radu B. Ciobanu, 29, of Smithton, was taken into protective custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Last Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Barrett in regard to a missing person. Carlazer Quinn stated that the missing person had contacted a brother in Michigan and stated they were badly hurt, but didn't say where they were. Attempts to contact the person were unsuccessful. The person has been entered as missing.


 

Officers initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle with an expired temporary tag near South Thompson Avenue and East 9th street last Thursday night. A check through Dispatch showed the driver had no valid license and a Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle on the Highway Without a Valid License. James Darrel Yount, 26, Sedalia, was arrested, transported to the Pettis County Jail and booked for his warrant. Yount was also issued a city citation and given a bond of $100.


 

Sedalia Police responded to the 2400 block of West 2nd Street in reference to a juvenile who kicked in his mother's bedroom door Thursday evening. The juvenile was uncooperative and has been referred to the Juvenile Office.


 

On the morning of April 22nd, Officers responded to the 1300 block of South Missouri Avenue in reference to a subject who was not breathing. Officers arrived on the scene and performed CPR until PCAD and Sedalia Fire arrived on the scene. PCAD and Sedalia Fire performed life saving measures, but could not revive the subject. The deputy coroner and Heckart Funeral Home were contacted.


 

Early Friday morning, Officers performed a vehicle check in the Hobby Lobby parking lot, 4125 West Broadway Boulevard. The Officers made contact with a subject in the driver's seat. The subject consented to a search of his person and the vehicle. While searching the vehicle, Officers located a syringe filled with methamphetamine. Ian M. Pennington, 22, Homeless, arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24 hour hold.


 

Thursday afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center, 601 West 4th Street, in reference to a theft from an unlocked vehicle that occurred the previous date. Cynthia S. Harris reported multiple items had been stolen from a vehicle parked on the south lot of BRHC.


 

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Smith Cotton Junior High, 634 North Lamine Avenue, regarding a child abuse investigation Thursday afternoon. Marks were present and a report was completed.


 

Last Wednesday afternoon, Officers responded to the 1200 block of South Ohio for a vehicle check. On arrival, Officers computer checked the plates on the vehicle through Dispatch. Dispatch reported the vehicle came back stolen out of Kansas City. Officers identified the occupant in the vehicle as Cecil D. Henry, 43, of Sedalia. Henry was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released on charges of Receiving Stolen Property.


 

On Wednesday April 21st, Officers were dispatched to the Horace Mann School, 1100 West 16th Street, in regard to a case of potential child abuse. Marks were present. There was nothing further in the report.


 

Officers took a theft report from Shane Hood last Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of East 4th Street. Unknown persons entered an unlocked vehicle parked on the street and stole miscellaneous items. Hood valued the theft at approximately $50. The victim was advised to remove valuables from the vehicle or keep them out of sight and to lock his vehicle. At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report from Fernando Rivera Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of East4th Street. Unknown persons entered an unlocked vehicle parked on the street and stole miscellaneous items. The victim was advised to remove valuables from the vehicle or keep them out of sight and to lock his vehicle. At the time of the report, there was no suspect information.