SEDALIA, Mo. – A Sedalia woman was placed on a 24 hour hold yesterday morning by the Sedalia Police Department.

Mary J. Sawyers, 29, was transported to the Pettis CountyArrest-Handcuffs-Generic-207x191 Jail and held pending filing of formal charges for allegations of felony possession of a controlled substance. Sawyers was taken into custody around 9:45 Tuesday morning.