On Tuesday evening, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a green Honda at 9th and Montgomery on a vehicle for disobeying stop signs at 9th and Center and 9th and Engineer.

According to a report, the vehicle was reported stolen from the 4500 block of S. Limit on Dec. 21. The vehicle fled from the officer and a pursuit ensued. Police lost track of the vehicle near Route E and Maltsbarger Road.

Later that same day, Pettis County deputies identified and located the suspect, 37-year-old Matthew Wayne Jones of Sedalia.

He was arrested on Pettis County charges. Then Sedalia officers arrested him for 1st Degree Tampering with a Motor Vehicle and Felony Resisting Arrest.