The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of June 20, 2013.

Traffic stop results in arrest for a Sedalia woman and a Knob Noster man

Around 10:00 Thursday night, Sedalia police conducted a traffic stop in the area of 6th and Lafayette for failing to signal for a turn.  During an investigation, it was found that the driver, 29-year-old Chad Keckler of Knob Noster, was a suspended driver. A subsequent search of Keckler and his passenger, Natasha Hicks of Sedalia, revealed both were in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. At the time of the police report, both suspects were on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.

Thieves target a home on South Moniteau early this morning

Just before 9:00 this morning, Sedalia police were dispatched to a home in the 1700 block of South Moniteau on a burglary complaint. Upon arrival, the victim told officers that sometime after 3:30 this morning, someone entered his home while he was at work and stole an Xbox and a Dell Desktop Computer. Value of the stolen items was placed at over $300. There was no suspect information in the police report.

Sedalia man reports his Walmart credit card was used to make an unauthorized purchase

According to a Sedalia police report, a male victim reported his Walmart credit card had been used to make an unauthorized purchase which was shipped to an address in Sedalia. That case is currently under investigation according to the police report.

Pettis County accident injures a Columbia man this morning

At 3:30 this (Thursday) morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Route “TT” at US 50 Highway in Pettis County. The accident occurred as a 2001 Toyota 4-Runner driven by 30-year-old Thomas Barber of Columbia failed to stop at the intersection and traveled off the roadway, striking a residence. Barber received minor injuries but refused treatment at the scene. The report states the vehicle was totaled. Upon further investigation, Barber was found to be intoxicated according to the report.

Two-vehicle accident occurs when a driver falls asleep

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Southbound 131 south of Northwest 1000 Road in Johnson County just before noon on Tuesday. The accident reportedly happened when the driver of a Northbound 2011 Chevrolet, 24-year-old Dana Werner of Warrensburg, fell asleep and traveled into the southbound lane, striking a 2008 Ford driven by 71-year-old Marjorie Anderson of Holden. Anderson and a passenger in the Werner suffered minor injuries but refused treatment at the scene. The accident report states an investigation continues in the accident.