Weekend arrests and accident report


May 31st, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Atlantic report three people were arrested over the weekend, and one accident was investigated. Taken into custody Friday on a charge of Driving While Suspended, was 31-year old Ryan Richards, of Avoca.

On Saturday, officers with the Atlantic P-D arrested 25-year old Ryan Mullen, of Atlantic, for Driving While Revoked for failure of an OWI test, and, on Sunday, 23-year old Dereck Hilsabeck, of Des Moines, was arrested for OWI and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

All three men were brought to the Cass County Jail, where they were booked and held pending an appearance before the magistrate.

And, no injuries were reported following an accident early Saturday morning. Officials say Jacob Goff, of Atlantic, was traveling east on Highway 83, entering Atlantic and approaching Sunnyside Lane, when his vehicle was hit by a deer that jumped out of the south ditch. The accident, which happened just before one-a.m., caused about $1,200 damage.