Emmons man pleads not guilty in Worth County crash

Jonathan Anderson Jonathan Anderson

Authorities say he stole a truck, drove drunk, and went into the ditch.

Posted: Aug 27, 2018 1:36 PM

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – A Freeborn County man arrested after a truck crash in North Iowa is pleading not guilty.

Jonathan David Anderson, 21 of Emmons, MN, is charged with 2nd degree criminal mischief, serious injury by vehicle, operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent, and OWI-1st offense. He’s accused of stealing a truck on June 17 and crashing it by going into the ditch along 475th Street in Worth County and hitting a field driveway.

Law enforcement says multiple witnesses stated Anderson was obviously intoxicated the day of the crash.

His trial has been scheduled for December 12 in Worth County District Court.

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