The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of July 17, 2013.

Three suspects arrested during a traffic stop

Just after 4:00 this morning, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at 6th and Lafayette for failing to signal a turn. Upon contact with the driver and two passengers, the driver, 22-year-old Nicholas Jones of Independence, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to signal for a turn. One of the passengers, identified as 25-year-old Samantha Lowell of Jefferson City, was found to have an active no-bond warrant for possession of synthetic drugs. The other passenger, 19-year-old Brittany Kalthoff of Sedalia, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. At the time of the police report, all three suspects were being held in the Pettis County jail pending further action.

Two suspects arrested Tuesday afternoon on warrants

Around 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, Sedalia police were dispatched to the American Inn at 1217 South Limit on warrant checks. Upon arrival, officers made contact with two suspects. Following confirmation through dispatch, 24-year-old Ashley Parish was arrested on a warrant out of Pettis County for property damage. Bond on Parish was set at $10,000. The second suspect, 28-year-old Fernando Martinez, was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a $350 cash only bond on a failure to appear warrant out of Cooper County.

Sedalia man arrested on three Lake Ozark warrants

At 7:16 Tuesday night, Sedalia police observed a suspect with a warrant in the area of 14th and Limit. Upon contact with the suspect, identified as 33-year-old Daniel Ford of Sedalia, the warrants were confirmed. At the time of the police report, Ford was in the Pettis County Jail pending a $279 cash only bond on three failure to appear warrants out of Lake Ozark.

Two-vehicle accident reported in Pettis County Monday afternoon

At 4:23 Monday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident in Pettis County. According to the accident report, a 2013 Chevrolet driven by 54-year-old Galen Venters of Lamonte and a 2004 Ford F350 driven by 44-year-old Shonette Koebel, also of Lamonte, entered an uncontrolled intersection at the same time and collided.  The report did not provide the location of the accident. Both drivers received minor injuries in the collision. Koebel was taken to Bothwell Hospital by APSI Ambulance for treatment, while Venters was treated and released at the scene. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage.

One-vehicle accident reported Monday afternoon in Pettis County

At 4:43 Monday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Route “T” just North of Prairie Chapel Road in Pettis County. The accident reportedly happened when the driver of a 2006 Ford Focus, 55-year-old Brenda ByBee of Lamonte, failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the roadway and struck a drainage ditch and a fence post. Bybee suffered minor injuries and was transported to Bothell Hospital by APSI Ambulance for treatment.