Atlantic Police report an arrest and accident


January 23rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic Police Chief Steve Green said today (Monday), his officers arrested one person and investigated an accident over the weekend. On Sunday, 22-year old Tyler Johnston, of Atlantic, was arrested on a charge of Disorderly Conduct. Johnston was booked into the Cass County Jail and held pending an appearance before the magistrate.

And, on Saturday, officers with the Atlantic P-D cited Shannon Schmitt-Boudle, of Atlantic, for Failure to yield while backing onto a highway, after Schmitt began to pull her properly parked vehicle out of a stall and collided with a vehicle driven by Matthew Nielsen, of Exira. The accident happened as Nielsen was traveling north in the 300 block of Chestnut Street, at around 1:30-p.m., Saturday. Damage from the mishap amounted to $8,000.