Two people were arrested over the weekend in Audubon County, and two accidents took place, one of which resulted in injuries. Authorities say 18-year old Dayton Duane Hansen, of Kimballton, was arrested Sunday afternoon for Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree. The charge was the result of an investigation into an incident that took place at Hansen’s residence earlier that day. Hansen was brought to the Audubon County Jail and later released. He’s scheduled to appear in court Oct. 27th.
And, 51-year old Todd Ray Selland, of Exira, was arrested Sunday night on charges of Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct and Interference with Official Acts. The charges stem from an investigation into an incident that happened in the 100 block of east South Street, in Exira. Selland appeared before a magistrate, pled guilty, was fined and the released from custody.
The Audubon County Sheriff’s Office reports also, 57-year old Randy Brian Hansen, of Exira, was transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic Saturday afternoon, following an accident on 320th Street, near Goldfinch Avenue. Authorities say 23-year old Brett Austin Hansen, of Council Bluffs, was traveling west on 320th at around 2-p.m. Saturday, and turning onto Goldfinch Avenue, when a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Randy B. Hansen, who was also traveling westbound, ran into the rear of Brett Hansen’s semi-trailer. Damage from the accident amounted to $14,000. The accident remains under investigation, and charges are pending.
The Audubon County Sheriff’s Office is also investigating a hit and run accident that happened Friday night in Kimballton. Officials say a legally parked 1996 Saturn, owned by Dorothy Ann Sorensen, of Valparaiso, NE., was struck by a white pickup truck as the truck was northbound on west 1st Street. The pickup entered a yard and sideswiped Sorensen’s car and hit a tree before leaving the scene. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Audubon County Sheriff’s Office at 712-563-2631 or Audubon County Crimestoppers at 712-563-2234.