The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Feb. 5, 2014.

Sedalia man arrested for assault and resisting arrest Tuesday evening

At 6:26 Tuesday evening, Sedalia Police investigated a vehicle blocking the intersection at 4th and New York. Upon arrival, a man walking in the area told police the man from the stalled vehicle had punched him in the back. A short time later, the suspect was heard yelling at people in the area, and then he charged the door of the patrol car.  The officers arrested 41-year-old Shannon Wheatley of Sedalia and transported him to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on 24-hour hold. The police report states Wheatley faces charges of 1st degree assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.

Warrant check Tuesday night nets a man with a Saline County Warrant

Just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sedalia Police conducted a warrant check at a residence in the 300 block of West 7th. Upon contact with the suspect, 42-year-old Demetrious Haulcy of Sedalia, a warrant out of Saline County was confirmed for fraud-passing bad checks. Haulcy was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $1500 bond.

Sedalia man arrested for stealing at Walmart Tuesday evening

Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sedalia Police responded to the Walmart Store on a theft in progress. Upon arrival, the suspect, identified as Gary Brown Jr. of Sedalia, was located and arrested. According to the police report, Brown took $514.76 worth of merchandise from the store. Brown was taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was released pending formal charges.

Suspended driver arrested Monday night following a traffic stop

At 8:06 Monday night, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle at 24th and Kentucky for a traffic violation. A check through dispatch revealed the driver, 39-year-old Tony Griffy of Smithton, was a suspended driver. Griffy was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked and released pending state charges for driving while suspended.

Odessa woman involved in a two-vehicle accident in Lafayette County

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident that occurred on I-70 at mile marker 34 around 2:30 Monday afternoon. The report states the accident happened as the driver of a 1997 Pontiac, 35-year-old Teresa Goodman of Odessa, lost control, slid into another vehicle, then ran off the roadway. There was no information on the struck vehicle, but its driver, who was not named in the report, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Centerpoint Hospital by Odessa EMS for treatment. The Goodman vehicle reportedly had moderate damage.