Sedalia Police arrested two men on January 7 after observing them in the are of two closed businesses in the 1700 block of E. Broadway.

According to a police report, contact was made with the men and an investigation revealed that one of them had an active felony warrant from Benton County on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. The second man was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

42-year-old Melvin Leon Jones II and 40-year-old Timothy A. Wood, both of Sedalia, were taken to the Pettis County Jail.