Guilty plea in Mason City garage burglaries

Joshuah Hockenson

Prosecution to recommend a suspended sentence.

Posted: Dec 5, 2017 4:49 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A guilty plea has been entered in some Mason City garage burglaries.

22-year-old Joshuah John Hockenson was arrested in mid-October and accused of stealing tools and bicycles from several garages along 10th Street NE. On Tuesday, he pleaded guilty to 3rd degree burglary and 3rd degree burglary of an unoccupied motor vehicle.

Court documents indicate the prosecution will recommend a suspended prison sentence for Hockenson. His next court appearance is set for January 8, 2018.

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