Arrests and accident in Atlantic


June 10th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic Police Department reports the arrest Sunday, of 55-year old Douglas Howard, of Atlantic. Howard was taken into custody on a charge of Operating a motor vehicle while Intoxicated. He was booked into the Cass County Jail and held pending an appearance before the magistrate. And, on Friday, officers with the A-PD arrested 43-year old Kevin Denison, of Atlantic, on a charge of Public Intoxication. Denison was also booked into the Cass County Jail.

Officials report also, an accident at around 10:15-p.m. Friday, caused $1,800 damage. A vehicle driven by Zachary Wood, of Atlantic, was traveling north on Olive Street, and had the green arrow to turn left onto westbound 7th Street. A vehicle driven by Joseph Fredericksen, of Atlantic, was traveling south on Olive and failed to yield, striking the Wood vehicle on the right front side. Fredericksen was cited for Failure to Yield. No injuries were reported.