Malvern man arrested for possessing a weapon as a felon


March 8th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s officials in Mills County say a Malvern man was arrested Tuesday for Possessing a Firearm as a Felon. 45-year old James Lee Conn, Jr., was taken into custody at around 6-p.m. in Malvern. He was booked into the Mills County Jail and posted a $5,000 cash bond on Wednesday. His preliminary hearing is set to take place March 19th.

Authorities in Mills County also report the arrest early Thursday morning, of 30-year old Brian Lee Widman, of Council Bluffs. Widman, who was taken into custody at around 2:45-a.m. in the vicinity of 221st Street and Goode,  faces a Possession with the Intent to Deliver, charge. His bond was set at $50,000.

And, at around 2:20-a.m. Wednesday, deputies in Mills County arrested 22-year old Thomas Patrick Shea Larington, of Omaha, on a charge of OWI/1st offense. His bond was set at $1,000.