Accident and arrest in Atlantic


September 17th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic Police Department reports an accident Saturday evening at 9th and Walnut Streets resulted in $3,500 damage, but no injuries. Officials say Melanie Mullen, of Atlantic, was traveling north on Walnut Street, when she became distracted. When she looked up, her vehicle hit a legally parked car registered to Kenneth Archibald, of Atlantic. Mullen was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

And, the A-PD reports 31-year old Mitchell Mullins, of Atlantic, was arrested Saturday, on a charge of OWI/3rd offense. Mullins was brought to the Cass County Jail and held pending a court appearance.

(12:40-p.m. News)