Atlantic man arrested for assault on a Police Officer


January 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

An Atlantic man was arrested last week on assault charges. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year old Joseph Donald Fredericksen was arrested Dec. 29th, and charged with two counts of Serious Assault on a Police Officer. Fredericksen was also charged by Atlantic Police with Theft in the 5th Degree, Interference with Official Acts, and Public Intoxication/2nd Offense, in connection with events which took place on the 29th. He remains in the Cass County Jail, with bond was set at $2500 on all charges. 

The Sheriff’s Department says also, a 17-year old juvenile male was cited in Juvenile Court on a felony charge of Possession with the Intent to Deliver/Marijuana, following a traffic stop Saturday (Dec. 31st), on I-80 in Cass County. And, on Sunday (Jan. 1st), deputies with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office arrested 21-year old Joshua Brock Edwards, of Cumberland, on a charge of OWI 1st Offense. Edwards was taken to the Cass County Jail where he was released later that day on his own recognizance.