Minor injuries reported in Cass County crash
May 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson
An Atlantic man suffered minor injuries during a rollover accident Sunday evening southwest of Atlantic. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Steven Matthew Maes was driving a 1996 Chevy Cavalier on 610th Street, about one-half mile south of Jasper Road, when the car crested a hill and went out of control. The vehicle rolled into the west ditch, sustaining $7,500 damage during the accident, which happened at around 6:50-p.m.
The Sheriff’s Office also reports three people were arrested Saturday. 19-year old Joel Alan Gronewold, of Red Oak, was arrested on two District Court warrants for Probation Violation. Gronewold was taken to the Cass County Jail where he is being held on $10,000 bond. 45-year old Timothy Duane Smith, of Exira, was arrested on a District Court Warrant for Failure to Appear to Serve Jail Time. Smith was taken to the Cass County Jail where he is being held until his outstanding sentence is served. And, 60-year old John Porch Hartkopf, of Atlantic, was arrested Saturday on a charge of OWI 1st Offense. Hartkopf was taken to the Cass County Jail where he was released the following day on his own recognizance.