Atlantic residents arrested on drug & child endangerment charges


September 7th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

An investigation into alleged drug activities at a house in Atlantic, has led to the arrest of two people on drug and child endangerment charges. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, 28-year old Justin James Taylor and 27-year old Cortney Anne McIntire were taken into custody in the their home at 1007 Elm Street, in Atlantic, Sunday.

The couple was reportedly arrested on several charges, including: Possession with the Intent to Deliver/Methamphetamine; Possession with Intent to Deliver/Cocaine; Two- counts of child endangerment; and, Sponsoring a Gathering where Controlled Substances were being used. The child endangerment charges are the result of children were being present in the home while the couple were allegedly dealing in the drug trade.

Taylor and McIntyre were being held in the Cass County Jail on $250,000 bond, each.