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Identity theft arrest in Mason City

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Man accused of stealing a credit card in Jasper County.

Posted: Apr. 2, 2018 4:54 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man has been arrested in Mason City for identity theft in Jasper County.

Jason Allan Garcia, 42, was arrested Friday on an outstanding warrant and is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $10,000 bond. Garcia was charged on January 31 with one count of identity theft involving more than $1,000.

Authorities say Garcia stole a credit card in Newton on December 22 and made $1,110.04 in purchases with it at various locations in Des Moines and Mason City. Law enforcement says surveillance videos at the businesses show Garcia using the stolen credit card.

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