Fertile Area Man Arrested Following Collision with Building


A Fertile area man has been arrested after allegedly smashing into a building twice yesterday morning.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Benjamin Michael Brant faces a DWI charge after Sheriff’s officials responded to a report around 11:00 AM, stating that a vehicle had struck the building at JT’s Station in Fertile then drove away. A short time later a second call was placed saying the vehicle had returned to the scene and struck the building again.

Deputies arrived and spoke with the driver and observed damage on Brant’s vehicle consistent with the damage on the exterior of the building. Brant also faces a charge of driving after revocation.

No injuries reported.


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