The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

Sedalia man and Houstonia woman arrested during a traffic stop

At 2:21 this morning, Sedalia police conducted a traffic stop at 18th and Grand. A check through dispatch revealed that the driver, 26-year-old Kenneth Boyer II, was suspended and also had an active Benton County warrant. Boyer was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending $783.50 in bonds. A passenger in the vehicle, 24-year-old Tanya Brandkamp of Houstonia, was found to have a Pettis County warrant for forgery. A subsequent search by Sedalia Police revealed Brandkamp was in possession of a methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. At the time of the police report, she was on 24-hour hold pending drug related charges, plus a $5000 bond on the warrant.

Sedalia man arrested Monday for 2nd degree assault

Just before 9 p.m. Monday night, Sedalia Police responded to a residence in the 1400 block of South Missouri on a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, a female victim who had apparent injuries according to the police report, told officers her husband had assaulted her. The suspect, identified as 32-year-old Willie Watts III, had left the area prior to the officer’s arrival, but was located and arrested a short time later. At the time of the police report, Watts was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail pending charges of 2nd degree assault.

Early morning disturbance call lands a 52-year-old man in the Pettis County jail

Around 1:40 this morning, Sedalia Police investigated a disturbance at a residence in the 400 block of North Grand. The police report states that officers met with a woman who had injuries. The victim told officers that the suspect, 52-year-old Jeffery Morris of the residence, had assaulted her. Officers made contact with Morris and arrested him. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail and placed on 24-hour hold pending charges of 3rd degree domestic assault.

JCPenny Store reports thefts by two women Monday

Just after 11 a.m. Monday morning, an employee of the JC Penny’s Store at 3159 West Broadway reported to Sedalia Police Officers that she had observed two women walk out of the store with a bag of merchandise. There were no suspects at news time.

The Break Time at 1510 North Ohio reported a gas drive off at 9:44 this morning. There were no suspects at news time.