The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of July 4, 2013.

Traffic stop Saturday night results in arrest for a 32-year-old Sedalia man

At 8:32 Saturday night, Sedalia police stopped a motorcycle at 3rd and Thompson with a driver who was suspended. During an arrest of the driver, 32-year-old Jeremiah Mullins of Sedalia, the suspect ran from the officer and a foot chase ensued. The police report states Mullins was tasered and taken into custody. A check through dispatch revealed Mullins had a Pettis County warrant and a Sedalia Municipal warrant. After he was medically cleared at the Bothwell Hospital, Mullins was taken to the Pettis County Jail pending bonds totaling $10,088.50.

Lafayette County accident Wednesday seriously injures a 72-year-old Bates City man 

At 3:45 on Wednesday afternoon, 72-year-old Robert L. Barber of Bates City failed to stop at a sign on Route “OO” at Route “HH” in Lafayette County and ran off the roadway. The accident report states the Barber vehicle then struck a support cable for a utility pole, traveled through a fence in two places, traveled across another road and struck a ditch before coming to rest. Barber received serious injuries and was transported to Centerpoint Medical Center by EMS for treatment.

Johnson County accident injures two male victims

Around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on US 50 at Business 50 in Johnson County. The accident occurred as the 2008 Chevrolet driven by 63-year-old Stephen Parks of Clinton was slowing to make a turn and was struck in the rear by the 2011 HINO driven by 67-year-old Dean Miller of Kansas City, Mo. Parks received moderate injuries in the crash and was taken by ambulance to Research Medical Center for treatment. Miller received minor injuries, and refused treatment at the scene.