Charge dropped in casino vandalism

Dion King

Authorities say Mason City man has paid full restitution for damage.

Posted: Feb 1, 2018 4:20 PM

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – A charge of criminal mischief has been dropped against a man who vandalized a casino gaming machine.

55-year-old Dion Wesley King of Mason City was arrested on Saturday at Diamond Jo Casino. Authorities say he was seen on video surveillance punching the touch screen of a gaming machine multiple times, causing an estimated $2,000 in damage.

King was accused of 2nd degree criminal mischief but that charge has now been dropped. The Worth County Attorney’s Office filed to dismiss the charge, noting that King has paid the casino full restitution and they requested the dismissal.

According to online records, King will have to pay any court costs in this matter.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 63°
Albert Lea
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 66°
Austin
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 64°
Charles City
Few Clouds
63° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 63°
Rochester
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 64°
Tracking returning rain chances for Tuesday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

CTK: St. Charles

Image

CTK: Chatfield

Image

CTK: Dover-Eyota

Image

Snow and Ice removal

Image

Warming center has a new location

Image

City beach enhancement project

Image

Chris' PM Weather Forecast 8/19

Image

Preventing car theft

Image

Med City Fire Rescue Training on Big Blue Lake

Image

Gingerbread House Bakery Closing

Community Events