The following Sedalia Police and Pettis County Sheriff's crime reports are from the afternoon of Oct. 25, 2013.

Sedalia man arrested after a traffic stop for speeding

Just after 11:00 Thursday night, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle that was reportedly speeding in the 3400 block of South Limit. A subsequent check through dispatch revealed the driver, 23-year-old Taylor Dalton Meyer of Sedalia, had a probation violation warrant out of Pettis County. At the time of the report, Meyer was being held in the Pettis County jail pending a $25,000 bond.

Traffic stop for expired plates results in arrest for a driver and his passenger 

At 8:22 Thursday morning, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at 16th and State Fair Blvd. for expired plates. After a check on the driver, 21-year-old Roberto Lopez of Sedalia, he was arrested for no operator’s license. A passenger identified as Juan Alvardo of Sedalia was arrested for forgery when he gave another name to officers. At the time of the police report, both men were on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.

Sedalia man arrested on a Benton County Warrant

Sedalia police conducted a warrant check at a residence in the 1100 block of East 10th. Upon contact with the suspect, 67-year-old Ronald Green of Sedalia, police confirmed a warrant out of Benton County. Green was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail with a bond of $750.

Illegally parked vehicle leads to a man’s arrest on a warrant

Just after 1:00 Thursday afternoon, Sedalia police observed a vehicle that was illegally parked in the 800 block of West 5th. During an investigation, the person responsible was found to have a failure to appear warrant out of Saline County. The suspect, 29-year-old Ryan Kanak of Sedalia, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a $250 bond.

Sedalia Park’s Department reports vandalism at Katy Park

On Thursday, an official with the Sedalia Park’s Department reported property damage to a team bench that was removed from Field #1 at the Katy Park and taken to the skate park. The police report states the official said approximately $400 damage was done to the bench when it was skated on. There was also $300 damage to an electric box near the skate park according to the official. There were no suspects at news time.

Woman gives a man a ride, he steals her car 

Around 6:00 Thursday morning, Sedalia police responded to Jiffy Stop at 1722 West Broadway on a reported theft of a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers made contact a female victim who reported that her vehicle was stolen by a male suspect she had met in Columbia and drove to Sedalia. The victim stated she went to the restroom at the Jiffy Stop, and when she returned, the man and her 1994 Ford Crown Victoria was gone. There was no other information in the police report.

Female victim reports her wallet is stolen from purse Thursday night

On Thursday night, Sedalia Police were dispatched to Winchester Meadows at 3701 West 10th on a theft complaint. According to a female victim, her wallet was missing from her purse. The wallet reportedly contained her driver’s license, a checkbook, other forms of identification and $66 in cash. There were no suspects at news time.

Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports

At 2:41 Thursday afternoon, Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 3600 block of South Kentucky in reference to a reported violation of a full order of protection. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the suspect, 21-year-old Davy J. Rasa of Sedalia. Rasa was arrested, taken to the Pettis County jail and placed on 24-hour hold for the violation of a full order of protection. Rasa also has a no bond warrant out of Morgan County.