Cascade Man Arrested after Car Crashes into Downtown Building

One person was arrested after a car crashed into a building in downtown Cascade Monday night.

It happened in the 100 block of 1st Avenue West around 10 pm. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says 27-year old Cody Finzel of Cascade westbound when he lost control and hit a parked car. His car then ran onto the sidewalk and struck a building at 105 1st Avenue West.

Finzel was treated for minor injuries at a Dubuque hospital. No other injuries were reported. The collision caused extensive damage to the building, and residents in the upstairs apartment were evacuated. The 100 block of 1st Avenue West in Cascade was closed to traffic as officials inspected the structural integrity of the building.

Finzel was arrested for operating while intoxicated, illegally possessing prescription drugs and possessing drug paraphernalia. He is currently out of custody after posting bond.