On Sunday at 1:54 a.m., Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 24th and Grand for moving violations, failing to dim headlights, and improper registration.

Investigation revealed that the driver, 29-year-old Hector R. Martinez Diaz of Sedalia, was impaired by drugs and in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Diaz was taken into custody, and transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center, then on to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked on a state charge of DWI Drugs, pending released to a sober person.

Police are also requesting charges of no proof of insurance, improper or expired registration, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.