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Theft arrest & car vs. bike accident reported in Atlantic


August 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Atlantic Tuesday, said one person was taken into custody Monday on a theft charge. 22-year old Tyler Johnston, of Atlantic, was arrested for 5th Degree theft (shoplifting). Johnston was cited in district court and released from custody.

And, no serious injuries were reported following an accident late Monday morning at 7th and Maple Streets, in Atlantic. According to the Police Department, a vehicle driven by Robert Heiman, of Atlantic, was traveling east on 7th Street and about to make a right hand turn onto Maple, when it collided with a bicycle driven by Sean Realite.

Realite was in the crossing the middle of the intersection when the accident happened at around 11:35-a.m.

Heiman was cited by police for Failure to Yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.