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Griswold man faces OWI & weapon charges


June 29th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

(Atlantic, Iowa) – A call for service Tuesday evening in Griswold resulted in a brief pursuit and an arrest. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says Deputies arrested 48-year-old Christopher Putnam, of Griswold, on charges of OWI 1st Offense, Carrying a Weapon While Intoxicated, Eluding and Interference with Official Acts.

During an investigation resulting from the call for service, Putnam entered a vehicle and drove away from Deputies.  A short, normal speed pursuit ensued.  Eventually, Putnam complied, was detained and transported to the Cass County Jail where he was booked and held.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Atlantic Police Department.