2 arrests, 1 accident Tuesday, in Atlantic


March 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic Police Department reports two arrests were made Tuesday, and one accident was investigated. Officials say 19-year old Alex Rutledge, of Atlantic, was arrested on a Cass County warrant for Probation Revocation. And, 18-year old Jacob Sweeney, of Atlantic, was arrested on a Simple Assault charge. Both men were booked into the Cass County Jail and held, pending a court appearance.

The P-D says also, Tanner Barr, of Clarinda, was cited for Failure to Yield while making a left turn, following a non-injury accident at the entrance to the Burger King restaurant. Barr was traveling west on 7th Street at around 7:15-p.m. and turning into the business entrance, when his vehicle was hit a an eastbound car driven by Makala Osborn, of Walnut. Damage from the accident amounted to $1,900.