The Atlantic Police Department reports the arrest on Saturday, of a woman from Central Iowa. 28-year old Jill Hanselman, of Boone, was arrested for OWI 1st Offense. She was transported to Cass County Jail and booked in. And, on Friday, officers arrested 18-year old Nicholas Renner, of Atlantic, for Violation of Probation. He was transported to Cass County Jail and booked in, as well.
The A-PD also investigated two recent accidents. One took place Saturday morning, in the Dollar General parking. Officials says vehicles driven by Jon Frederiksen, of Atlantic, and Nichelle Whipple, of Massena, were both traveling northbound and approaching the entrance to Dollar General from Wal-Mart. Frederiksen’s vehicle was slowing and stopping to make a left hand turn into Dollar General, when it was struck by Whipple’s vehicle. Authorities say Frederiksen planned to stop by the Cass County Hospital to be checked for possible injuries. No citations were issued. Damage to the vehicles was estimated at a combined $4,200.
The other accident happened late Friday morning, at the intersection of 5th and Chestnut. Vehicles driven by Christopher Bohlmann, of Audubon and Suzanne Just, of Atlantic, collided as Bolhmann was eastbound and stopped to back up into a parking stall. Just was also traveling east on 5th Street. Bohlmann didn’t see Just’s car behind him, proceeded to back up, hitting the Just vehicle in the front bumper. No citations were issued and no injuries were reported. Total damage was estimated at $1,800.