Arrest and Accident reported in Atlantic


January 16th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic Police Department says an Atlantic man was arrested Friday. 23-year old Joseph Fredericksen was taken into custody on a warrant for violating his probation. Fredericksen was booked into the Cass County Jail and held pending a court appearance.

And, no injuries were reported following an accident Friday morning. According to the Atlantic Police Department, Susan Giasson, of Harlan, was cited for Failure to Obey a Stop sign, after he vehicle collided with a vehicle driven by Tisha Mendenhall, of Atlantic. The accident happened just after 8-a.m., at 6th and Olive Streets. Officials say Giasson was traveling west on 6th Street as Mendenhall was traveling south on Olive. When Giasson failed to stop at the intersection, her car struck Mendenhall’s vehicle, and came to rest against a power pole. Damage from the mishap amounted to $5,000. No injuries were reported.