On Tuesday evening, Sedalia Police conducted a vehicle check at the Econo Lodge, 3501 West Broadway Boulevard.

The vehicle was reported stolen out of Kansas City and a passenger was taken into custody.

Further search of the vehicle revealed controlled pills and marijuana.

Travis D. Martin, 31, of Sedalia, was arrested on charges of Tampering in the 2nd Degree, Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic, and Possession of Marijuana.

Charges are also being requested on the driver, who was identified but not located.

And early Wednesday morning, Sedalia Police observed a vehicle speeding, travelling eastbound on West 16th Street.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the McDonald's parking lot, located at 1611 South Limit Avenue.

Officers made contact with the driver, and detected the odor of marijuana.

A search was conducted of the driver. A large knife, a small amount of marijuana, and eight pills identified as Clonazepam (a Schedule 4 Controlled Substance) were located.

Martin was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.

A request for charges of Possession of a Dangerous Drug and Possession of Marijuana were pending at the time of the report.