103 odd North Iowa crime stories from 2018: Pasta salad evidence, cigarette robbery, stolen pigs (with mugshots)
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is in jail after being charged three days in a row for huffing, operating while intoxicated and fighting with sa…
MASON CITY | A Mason City man was charged with public intoxication after police said he brought a bottle of rum back to the hospital after bei…
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman is accused of threatening two people by pointing a handgun at them in a road rage incident Friday.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man previously charged with stealing tools, bicycles and a truck last year has been arrested again for allegedly ste…
CLEAR LAKE | A Leland man is accused of slamming a known woman’s head into a wall in Clear Lake Friday initially told police the the reported …
NORTHWOOD | A Northwood woman is accused of stealing $2,600 and damaging property at the Burger King where she was employed near the Diamond J…
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is back in custody after allegedly assaulting the Nora Springs police chief at a hospital just eight days after …
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is in custody again this month for a probation violation after he allegedly assaulted the Nora Springs police ch…
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman was released from jail after she was accused of stealing keys from a vehicle at Walmart and having a glass pip…
CLEAR LAKE | A Clear Lake man who pleaded guilty to hitting a cyclist with his car while high on drugs and is facing underage prostitution cha…
ALDEN | An Alden man awaiting sentencing for sexually assaulting a child has won a $100,000 lottery prize.
NORTHWOOD | A North Iowa man is accused of breaking the screen of a gaming machine at Diamond Jo Casino early Saturday morning.
MASON CITY | An Iowa Falls man has been arrested after a search of his person yielded meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia Sunday, law enfor…
NORTHWOOD | A felony charge has been dismissed against a North Iowa man accused of punching and breaking the screen of a gaming machine at Dia…
MASON CITY | A Manly woman is accused of driving her vehicle through a garage door and slashing a tire on another man’s vehicle in rural Mason City.
ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio | A Forest City man has been charged in Ohio for allegedly trafficking narcotics through two college students and conducti…
MASON CITY | A Mason City man accused of assaulting a person on hospital property said he would not appear for further hearings, according to …
A Tennessee man was arrested Sunday after lying and posing as another man during a traffic stop, according to the Iowa State Patrol.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is being held in Cerro Gordo County Jail for parole violations in a previous conviction for child stealing in 2013.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is accused of going on a crime spree that spanned several months, resulting in charges for burglary, theft of ai…
MASON CITY | A woman has been arrested for prostitution after police investigated an Asian massage parlor in Mason City.
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman arrested for prostitution at a local massage parlor is also charged with performing sex acts on an undercover …
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman allegedly embezzled more than $32,000 from a Mason City Yes Way convenience store in January, police say.
NEW HAMPTON | An Iowa City man was arrested Tuesday after law enforcement said they clocked his black Ford Mustang traveling 121 mph on the highway.
MASON CITY | A man caught with a stolen bicycle in Mason City is accused of skipping out on a court hearing the following day for another case…
TITONKA | A Mason City man was arrested in Titonka after allegedly assaulting a woman he knew and then throwing her belongings across two counties.
IOWA FALLS | An Oregon man has been arrested after attempting to solicit a woman for sex at an Iowa Falls Pizza Ranch and fighting with office…
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman has been arrested after allegedly claiming a bag with meth, marijuana and pipes belonged to her 10-year-old da…
CLEAR LAKE | A Mason City man who was found slumped over in his vehicle at Kwik Star has been arrested for possessing drugs.
MASON CITY | A Swaledale man detained for an OWI investigation early Monday morning has been charged with possessing meth, cocaine, psychedeli…
CLEAR LAKE | Two people who illegally parked in a handicap space at a Clear Lake gas station early Sunday morning face drug-related charges, a…
NASHUA | A woman and her two brothers have been arrested in connection with a dead dog investigation in Nashua, including one who threatened t…
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is accused of stealing air duster from Wal-Mart after being released from jail for running from a sheriff's depu…
MASON CITY | The Mason City Police Department is seeking information about the theft of a cash machine from a Mason City car wash over the weekend.
MASON CITY | An Iowa man charged with harassment threatened to shoot an employee at Mercy Medical Center—North Iowa Tuesday night, court docum…
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman has been charged with two misdemeanor drug-related offenses after law enforcement found meth after a traffic s…
ALGONA | A Lakota woman has been charged with theft after failing to pay for a shower at an Algona truck stop in February.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is accused of breaking windows at a rental property after getting into a fight with his mother.
Editor's note: Prosecutors dropped its case against Marshall and the criminal case was dismissed on Aug. 16, according to court documents prov…
MASON CITY - A Mason City woman has been arrested for threatening two Walmart employees early Tuesday morning.
HANLONTOWN - A Swaledale woman is arrested for meth after avoiding a head on collision with a sheriff’s deputy Thursday night near Hanlontown.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man was arrested after he allegedly punched a woman he knew and hit her pet pot belly pig with a golf club Saturday.
MASON CITY | A Cedar Rapids man accused of burglary led Mason City Police on a chase early Wednesday morning that ended with a car crash and f…
MASON CITY | A Mason City man accused of taking a red truck Sunday without the owner's permission returned it after a hit-and-run crash, polic…
MASON CITY - A Mason City woman was arrested for criminal trespass Thursday after loitering in the Burger King parking lot and resisting arres…
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman arrested Wednesday is accused of confining a person in an apartment and hitting the person with a chair.
PLYMOUTH | A Plymouth woman has been arrested for injuring a man she knew with a register vent she threw at him during an argument.
CERRO GORDO COUNTY | The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible assault on I-35 early Tuesday morning.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man has been arrested for destroying shelving, cabinets and a door at Mercy Medical Center--North Iowa in a fit of r…
NORTHWOOD | A Northwood man has been arrested for choking and hitting a woman he knew during an argument over what to watch on TV.
GARNER | A Garner man accused of felony arson allegedly threatened to burn his house down with people in it, court documents say.
GARNER | Christmas cards, a copper cooker, new Asics shoes, checks and gift cards are among some of the items a Leland man is accused of takin…
MASON CITY - Three people from Mason City were arrested Saturday for harassment and criminal mischief after damaging a car and threatening a w…
LAKE MILLS | A man who allegedly stole pigs from a hog confinement near Lake Mills last fall has been arrested on charges of felony first-degr…
NORTHWOOD | A North Iowa man has been arrested for a sex offender registry violation and failing to appear in court.
MASON CITY - Two Mason City residents were arrested this week for stealing radiators from a Clear Lake auto business.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man accused of threatening to kill a woman has been arrested again for violating a no-contact order.
MASON CITY - A Mason City man and woman have been arrested for manufacturing between 50 to 100 Iowa and Wisconsin counterfeit driver's licenses.
NORTHWOOD | A Mason City man law enforcement named as a "person of interest" in a stabbing late Saturday in Northwood has turned himself in an…
ORANGE CITY -- An Orange City woman was arrested Thursday by the Sioux County Sheriff's Office after an investigation into the vandalism of a …
CLEAR LAKE | A Clear Lake man claims he was defending himself when he swung a baseball bat at another person's head, court documents said.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man has been arrested for breaking into a home, assaulting a woman, stabbing a man in the throat and later eluding p…
MASON CITY | A man wanted for meth, escape and forgery has been arrested by the Mason City Police Department.
GARNER | Rex Ollenburg had just gotten some new surveillance cameras in order to enhance security at Ollenburg Motors off of Highway 18 in Garner.
MASON CITY - A Mason City man is accused of harassing a man who was in Omaha by text message and assaulting him about two weeks later in Mason City.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man has been in and out of jail throughout the year for allegedly violating no-contact orders and repeated criminal …
CLEAR LAKE | It was a sickening feeling Tuesday morning when a Clear Lake couple discovered the front door to their South Shore business had b…
MASON CITY - As Mason City police investigate reports of suspicious activity, they are urging the public to report it to them, and not just sh…
MASON CITY | A Mason City man wanted on domestic abuse charges in central Iowa faces weapons charges after fighting with officers on July 28.
MASON CITY | A Mason City man is accused of strangling a woman while trying to get the keys to his gun safe during an argument.
CLEAR LAKE - A Thornton woman was arrested for fighting, assaulting a man and pulling off a windshield wiper while intoxicated in Clear Lake.
CLEAR LAKE | A man accused of stealing from a Mason City smoke shop and a Clear Lake gas station was caught with meth and fake money, accordin…
MASON CITY | A Mason City woman accused of being intoxicated at a Mason City care center has additional charges pending for theft from three M…
MASON CITY | A Mason City man was arrested twice in one week for strangling a woman and showing up at the police department intoxicated hours …
MASON CITY - A Mason City man was arrested twice in one week for assaulting a woman, public intoxication and fighting with officers.
OSAGE | A Kensett woman arrested for drunk driving near Osage with five children under age 10 in the vehicle will appear in court next month.
NORTHWOOD | A Mason City man was arrested after leading law enforcement on a multi-county high speed chase to the Winnebago County Jail Tuesda…
MASON CITY - A Mason City man was arrested Monday and charged with robbery after allegedly threatening two people and stealing their cigarettes.
OSAGE | A St. Ansgar woman is accused of drinking alcohol in the emergency room, fighting with law enforcement, breaking a squad car window, b…
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MASON CITY | A Mason City man was arrested for deliberately causing his shower to leak into his neighbor’s apartment causing and throwing a sh…