STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Man to stand trial for Mason City stabbing

Troy Burtis Troy Burtis

Remains in jail over a month after the crime.

Posted: Jul. 24, 2018 8:17 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man arrested after a stabbing is going to stand trial.

Troy Allen Burtis, 34 of Mason City, is pleading not guilty to 1st degree burglary, willful injury causing bodily injury, and domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury. He’s accused of breaking a crawlspace window to enter a home in the 600 block of South Carolina Avenue in Mason City on June 21.

Authorities say once inside, Burtis stabbed a man in the neck with a knife and pushed a woman and pulled her hair. The man was left with a one-inch cut on his neck.

Burtis’ trial is set to begin on September 11. He remains in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $39,000 cash only bond.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 5°
Feels Like: -7°
Albert Lea
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 4°
Feels Like: -9°
Austin
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 5°
Feels Like: -5°
Charles City
Few Clouds
16° wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 4°
Rochester
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 6°
Feels Like: -6°
Tracking a return of sunshine Sunday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Ice safety as weather gets colder

Image

Lourdes vs. Minneapolis Coop Girl's Hockey Highlights from Saturday

Image

Your Saturday KIMT StormTeam 3 Weather Forecast

Image

SAW: Lourdes' Trey Billmeier

Image

Bears hope to replace star seniors

Image

Singing to support homeless families

Image

Alternate parking in Mason City

Image

Holiday Driving in Snowy Conditions

Image

STEM Lego kits to be purchased at Bonner Elementary School

Image

Preparing for the impending snowfall

Community Events