The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Jan. 22, 2014.

Vehicle pursuit results in arrest for two Sedalia men Tuesday afternoon

At 2:50 Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle at Main and Missouri for expired registration. The police report states the occupants of the vehicle exited the vehicle and were told to get back in the vehicle. The subjects then got back into the vehicle and sped away. A pursuit ensued, with the police chasing the vehicle to the city limits, where Pettis County sheriff’s deputies took over the pursuit. A passenger, identified as 19-year-old Deante Marshall, jumped from the vehicle at North Ohio at North Missouri, where he was apprehended and found to be in possession of marijuana.  Marshall was reportedly booked and released at the Pettis County jail. The driver, 18-year-old Dylan Zane of Sedalia, returned to inside the city limits where he was involved in an accident. The police report says Zane was located on foot a short time later and arrested. At the time of the police report, he was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County jail pending charges of resisting arrest, no valid license and driving while intoxicated (drugs).

Assault investigated Tuesday morning at the Bothwell Hospital Emergency Room

Around 5:30 Tuesday morning, Sedalia police officers were dispatched to the Bothwell Hospital Emergency Room on an assault complaint. Upon arrival, a female victim told them that a male suspect had grabbed her by the throat and hit her with a broom. There was no information on a possible suspect at news time.

Female victim in the 400 block of East Chestnut reports a theft

At 6:15 Tuesday evening, a female victim in the 400 block of East Chestnut reported the theft of between $700 and $800 from her purse. The victim said the theft took place between 7:30 that morning and 3:30 in the afternoon. The theft is currently under investigation.

Benton County accident reported on the Osage River Bridge

Just before 8:30 Tuesday morning, the Missouri state Highway patrol and the Benton County Sheriff’s Department investigated a two-vehicle injury accident that occurred on the Osage River Bridge on Missouri Highway 7. According to the report, the accident happened as the Northbound 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by 75-year-old Joseph Ware of Warsaw crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2003 International Harvester School Bus. Ware was transported to University Hospital by Air Ambulance Staff of Life for treatment of moderate injuries.