Charges filed in connection with Atlantic car burglaries


June 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic Police Chief Steve Green said today (Monday) a combined effort by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and officers with the Atlantic Police Department has resulted in numerous charges being filed in association with a number of car burglaries, and the theft of a firearm. Taken into custody on 25 counts each of Burglary in the 3rd degree and Ongoing Criminal Conduct, were 17-year olds Shawn Jensen and Kameron Burg, both of Atlantic.

During their investigation, authorities recovered a stolen firearm from 19-year old Joseph Riesberg, of Atlantic. He faces a felony charge of Possession of a Firearm, and Theft in the 4th Degree. 20-year old Lucas Nelson, of Marne, faces a Possession of Stolen Property charge.

Green says the case remains under investigation, and additional charges are currently pending.