Drug and alcohol arrests in Audubon County


November 28th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s officials in Audubon County say a northwest Iowa man was arrested Saturday on drug charges. 40-year old Howard Reed Wright, of Estherville, was arrested at around 1:30-p.m. Saturday on charges of Possession of Marijuana/3rd offense, and Possession of a Controlled Substance/Xanax. Wright was cited for the offenses and is scheduled to appear in court December 8th.

And, 50-year old Robert Charles Atkinson, of Atlantic, was arrested Thursday night on a charge of Public Intoxication/3rd offense. The charge stemmed from an incident which allegedly occurred at an Aududon business. Atkinson was scheduled to appear in court today (Monday).