Here is your Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports for August 7, 2012.

Female suspect faces drug charges after traffic stop Monday evening

At 6:49 Monday evening, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of East Booneville for speeding. A check of the occupants in the vehicle revealed that one of them identified as 24-year-old Amy Wright of Sedalia, had an active warrant out of Cooper County. A further investigation also found that Wright was in possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and drug packaging supplies. At the time of the police report, Wright was on 24-hour hold in the Pettis County jail, pending a $1000 bond on the warrant and formal charges on several drug related charges.

Victim’s credit card is used to make unauthorized purchases Friday

According to a Sedalia Police Department report,  a victim in the 2500 block of Southwest Blvd. reported his credit card had been used to purchase $530.71 in items that he had not authorized sometime on Friday August. The police report states an investigation is ongoing in the case.


Saturday accident in Pettis County results in serious injuries for two victims

At 4:18 Saturday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on route “M” South of KK in Pettis County. The accident report states the accident occurred as the driver of a 1998 Ford, 22-year-old Gage Gilpin of Little River, South Carolina, lost control of his vehicle, ran off the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned several times before coming to rest upside-down. The report states Gilpin and his passenger, 21-year-old Heather Harris of Florence, were not wearing their seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicle, resulting in serious injuries to both of them. Both victims were taken to the University Hospital in Columbia by Life Flight for treatment. Charges are pending according to the accident report.


Benton County motorcycle accident seriously injures a Warrensburg man Sunday morning

At 11:39 Sunday morning, The Missouri state Highway patrol along with the Benton County Sheriff’s Department investigated a motorcycle accident on Route “B” South of Henning Road in Benton County. According to the report, the accident occurred when the driver of a 2004 Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle, 42-year-old Daniel Stair of Warrensburg, failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the roadway. The motorcycle struck an embankment, ejecting Stair, who received serious injuries and was transported by Life Flight Eagle to the University of Columbia for treatment.