Additional details on Cass County accident, and recent arrests


January 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Additional details were released this (Monday) afternoon concerning a rollover accident we first told you about Sunday night, here in KJAN. The accident happened Sunday afternoon, just south of Interstate 80, in Cass County.  The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says a 2002 Saturn owned and driven by 35-year old Donathon Eugene Ebrecht, of Adair, was traveling north on 690th Street at around 3:50-p.m., Sunday, when the car entered a ditch and rolled over. The Sheriff’s Office say a passenger in the car was transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic, by Anita Rescue. Ebrecht was cited for failure to maintain control, and for having no insurance. The incident remains under investigation. Damage to the car was estimated at $2,500.

The Sheriff’s Office said also, 26-year old Derek Allen McDermott, of Atlantic, was arrested last week on a charge of Possession with the Intent to Deliver/Methamphetamine. McDermott taken into custody last Thursday, and was seen by the magistrate on Friday, He is currently being held in the Cass County Jail on $10,000 bond. McDemott had been in the Cass County Jail since October 11, 2011, when he was arrested and charged with Possession of More than 5 Grams of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession With Intent to Deliver Scheduled Substance (2 counts), Possession with Intent to Deliver (2 counts), and Failure to Affix Drug Tax Stamp (2 counts). His bond on all charges was set at $136,325. His trial on the earlier charges is set to take place February 21st.

Last Wednesday, Cass County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 52-year old Diane Lucille Borkowski,  of Atlantic,  on a charge of OWI 1st Offense. Borkowski was cited into magistrate’s court the following day.