3 arrested on drug charges in Cass County; Hit & run reported


December 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports three people were arrested Thursday (12/5), on drug charges. 37-year old Johnny Wayne Robinson, of Chatsworth, GA, and 21-year old Jonathan Tyler Newborn, of Fruitsworth, AL, face Possession of Controlled Substance charges. And, 39-year old  Elmo Dwayne Lykins, of West Liberty, KY, was arrested on charges of Manufacturing and Possession of a Controlled Substance, as well as Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

All three men were taken to the Cass County Jail. Robinson was later released on $1000 bond. Newborn remains incarcerated on $1,000 bond and Lykins remains incarcerated on $10,000 bond.

In other news, on Wednesday afternoon, Cass County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a report of a hit & run accident on Main Street, in Lewis. A 2012 Chevy Cruze owned by Thomas Fritz, of Lewis,was parked on Main Street in Lewis, when it was struck sometime between 5:30-a.m. and 1:30-p.m. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $2000. No injuries were reported.

(12/6 *Corrects earlier report saying the vehicle was parked in Anita – as the Sheriff’s report had stated)