The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the morning of Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.

Dog on the loose lands the owner in jail

At 8:49 Wednesday morning, Sedalia Police investigated a dog running at large in the 800 block of West 20th. Upon arrival officers made contact with the owner of the dog. A computer check revealed the suspect, identified as 32-year-old Chad McDaniel, had a failure to appear warrant out of Pettis County. He was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending $2500.

Warrant check nets a man with a Municipal Warrant

Just after 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sedalia Police went to a residence in the 300 block of Scott Joplin Court for a warrant check. Upon arrival officers located 24-year-old James Billingsly of the residence. Following verification of a municipal warrant, Billingsly was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending $155 Bond.

Traffic stop results in arrest for a 59-year-old Edwards man

Around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle at North Missouri and North Ohio for failure to signal a turn. A subsequent check on the driver, 59-year-old Leadrewis Vasser of Edwards, revealed he had eight driving while suspended revoked convictions and two driving without a license convictions. At the time of the police report he was in the Pettis County Jail pending formal charges.

MSHP Accident Reports

Pettis County accident injures two men Tuesday afternoon

At 3:45 Tuesday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Cherry Tree Lane north of Guier Road in Pettis County. The accident occurred as the 2005 Toyota driven by 31-year-old Bradley Lesmeister of Sedalia travelled off the roadway and struck a tree. Lesmeister and a passenger, 31-year-old Thomas Christopher of Houstonia, received minor injuries and were transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment.

76-year-old Appleton City man escapes a rollover accident with minor injuries

Around 8 p.m. Tuesday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported an accident on Highway 52 just east of Southwest 1100 Road in Henry County. According to the accident report, 76 year-old Merlin Wharton of Appleton City lost control of the 1997 Ford F350 he was driving, ran off the roadway, returned to the roadway, then left the roadway again and began overturning. The vehicle struck a barbed wire fence and came to rest on its wheels. While the truck was totaled, Wharton was not wearing a seatbelt and received minor injuries. He was taken to Ellett Hospital in Appleton City by ambulance for treatment.