ROCK FALLS – A Mason City man involved in a one-car accident late Monday night is now in jail on several charges.
According to a report, Cerro Gordo County Sheriffs received a call about a property damage accident in Rock Falls. A vehicle was seen in town that had struck at least one tree and was found abandoned when police arrived on the scene, located at River Street and Spring Creek Lane.
A male driver was later located; sources told NIT that the man had left a cell phone in the vehicle.
Patrick Dean Nicholson, 54, was arrested for OWI 2nd offense, driving under suspension, failure to prove security against liability (accident related) and failure to maintain control.
Nicholson was still in jail on Tuesday afternoon, held on $2,000 cash/surety bond.