Property damage accident and arrest reported in Clarinda


June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police officers in Clarinda say no injuries were reported following a property damage accident Monday afternoon, at the intersection of 16th and Wells Streets. The accident happened at around 1:45 p.m.   Officials say 78-year old Albert Ascherl, Jr., of Clarinda was traveling north on 16th Street and had slowed in traffic for a vehicle that was turning left at the intersection, when his 2011 Chevrolet was hit from behind by a 1988 Pontiac Sunfire. The other vehicle was  driven by 16-year old Stephanie Renae Marsh, of Clarinda. Marsh was cited for failure to stop with an assured clear distance ahead. Damage from the crash amounted to $3,000.

Authorities in Clarinda report also the arrest Tuesday afternoon, of 36-year old William Ray Phillips, of Clarinda. Phillips was taken into custody for violating a domestic protection order. He was brought to the Page County Jail and held without bail, pending an appearance before a Page County Magistrate.