The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Nov. 12, 2013.

Suspect arrested during a traffic stop Monday evening

Around 5:50 Monday evening, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle at 6th and Massachusetts for no registration. A check through dispatch on the driver and a passenger revealed the passenger had an active Benton County warrant. The suspect, identified as 20-year-old Brian Sanders of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. At the time of the police report, Sanders was being held in the Pettis County Jail on 24-hour hold pending formal charges for possession of a controlled substance and $10,000 bond on the warrant.

Sedalia police arrest a 38-year-old woman Monday evening on an active warrant

At 5:10 Monday evening, Sedalia police made contact with a female suspect at 9th and Hancock with an active failure to appear warrant out of Pettis County.  The police report states 38-year-old Cheri Lambert of Sedalia was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail pending a $5000 bond on the warrant.

Dog bite reported Monday evening by the victim’s mother

Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Bothwell Regional Health Center’s Emergency Room on a reported dog bite at 5:06 Monday evening. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim’s mother, who told them her sister’s dog had bitten her daughter at a residence in the 3200 block of Sweet William Lane. There was no other information in the police report.

Warsaw man suffers serious injuries in a Benton County accident Sunday morning

Just after 7:30 Sunday morning, a 30-year-old Warsaw man identified as Justin Riga suffered serious injuries when the 2006 Mitsubishi he was driving ran off the roadway and overturned. The accident happened about a mile west of Jackman Ave. on Missouri Highway 7 in Benton County according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. Riga was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City by life flight for treatment.

Female victim injured in a Lafayette County accident Monday afternoon

At 1:30 Monday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated an accident that occurred on Barkertown Road west of Route “O” in Lafayette County. According to the report, the accident occurred as the 2002 Ford driven by 28-year-old Chavonne Barker of Lexington traveled off the roadway, struck a tree and overturned into a creek. Barker received moderate injuries and was taken to Lafayette Regional Hospital in Lexington for treatment.