Wellman resident arrested for intoxication

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


A Wellman man was arrested early Saturday in the 2300 block of Highway 22 in Kalona after fleeing from Washington County Sheriff?s deputies on foot.

According to the Washington County call log, Kurt James Brookhart, 50, of Wellman was arrested for OWI, second offense and interference with official acts.

The log reports an officer was out with a suspicious vehicle. A subject reportedly fled the scene on foot, but was caught shortly after. The officer requested medical attention.

Officers, Kalona QRS and Washington County Ambulance reported. The ambulance was disregarded. The vehicle was towed.