Nevada man arrested for assault with vehicle

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Nevada Daily Mail

Nevada Police Officers were called to the 800 Block of South Cedar Street Sunday for a disturbance in progress.

Officers arrived in the area and determined through the investigation and use of witnesses that a male subject had used his vehicle to ram several vehicles in that area.

Residents told the officers that the suspect had left the scene, but was still in the area and was still driving the vehicle.

Officers located the male subject, who they identified as Dusty A. Cox, 19, of Nevada, and took him into custody.

Cox was charged with second-degree assault, a class D felony, and property damage, a class E felony through the Vernon County Circuit Court.

Cox is being held on $25,000 cash only bond at the Vernon County Sheriff's Office.

Citizens are encouraged to contact the police if they have any information that would be helpful to combat crime.

For questions regarding crime prevention techniques or to start a Neighborhood Watch Program, contact the Nevada Police Department at 417- 448-5100.

To report criminal activities call 911 or use the Tip Hotline 417-448-5117.

Any and all information will be kept confidential.

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