Atlantic teen – 1 of 4 runaways – arrested on theft chargesThursday


November 16th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Two Atlantic residents were arrested Thursday. The Atlantic Police Department reports 26-year old Justin Knutsen was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. Knutsen was booked into the Cass County Jail. And, 16-year old Corey Sunderman, of Atlantic, was arrested on Theft of a Motor vehicle and Theft in the 5th Degree, charges. Sunderman was also cited for Operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent. Sunderman was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center in Council Bluffs.

Sunderman was one of four teens who went missing on October 13th.  Sunderman and 13-year-old Austin Boggs, of Atlantic, and 15-year old’s Skie Floyd and Jazlyn Visek of from Shellsburg, were located a few days later in Eureka, IL., where they were taken into custody. The teens had taken a Jeep Cherokee from Atlantic, when they took off on their adventure. All four teens faced trespassing and criminal damage to property charges in Illinois.