The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri Sate Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of April 5, 2013.

25-year-old Sedalia man arrested for forgery Thursday night

At 8:49 Thursday night, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle at Broadway and Hancock for expired plates. Upon further investigation, officers found the plates had been forged to make them appear current. The driver, 25-year-old Monty Ellis of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on 24-hour hold pending charges of forgery and displaying plates belonging to another vehicle.

Sedalia man’s arrest on a warrant results in drug possession charge

Around 10:30 Thursday night, Sedalia police responded to the 100 block of South Harding on a suspect with a warrant. A subsequent search of the suspect, identified as 32-year-old Jeremy Bush of Sedalia, revealed he was in possession of methamphetamine.  Bush was on 24-hour hold pending a prosecutor review at the time of the police report .

Benton County accident injures three people Thursday afternoon

At 3:24 Thursday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two vehicle injury accident on Route “C” two miles West of Lincoln in Benton County. The accident occurred as the driver of a 1998 Jeep, 33-year-old James Drury of Gravois Mills, lost control of his vehicle and overcorrected, causing the Jeep to leave both sides of the roadway several times. The Drury vehicle then struck a 2000 Ford driven by 66-year-old Richard Straw of Clinton head-on. Drury and a passenger in the Straw vehicle, 65-year-old Larry Davis of Clinton, received serious injuries in the accident and were taken to the University of Missouri Hospital for treatment. Straw was transported to Golden Valley Hospital for treatment of what were described as moderate injuries.

24-year-old Female injured in a one-vehicle accident in Lafayette County

A woman was reportedly injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 5:45 this (Friday) morning on Highway “O” North of Howe Road in Lafayette County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when the driver of a 2006 Chevrolet, 24-year-old Amada Williams of Grain Valley, lost control of her vehicle, ran off the roadway and overturned. Williams received moderate injuries and was transported by EMS to Lafayette County Regional Hospital for treatment.

Rollover accident in Lafayette County injures two teenagers Thursday afternoon

At 4:15 Thursday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an injury accident that occurred on Peacock Road just South of Missouri Highway “20” in Lafayette County. The accident happened as the 2003 Chevrolet driven by 17-year-old Dustin Dillon of Higginsville traveled off the roadway and overturned, coming to rest in a field. Dillon and a passenger, 15-year-old Lathan Wiley of Corder, were transported to Lafayette County Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.