MASON CITY, Iowa – A North Iowa man has received a stiff sentence for trespass while still awaiting trial for burglary.
Jeremy Nicholas Mulford, 38 of Mason City, was found with bolt cutters on the property of Alliant Energy in Mason on October 6, 2017. Police say he used the tool to get through the security fence. Mulford has now been given five years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony charge of trespass. He must also pay restitution to Alliant Energy.
Mulford is also one of three men accused of stealing a safe in Worth County in March. He is scheduled to stand trial on August 1 for 3rd degree burglary and conspiracy to commit a felony.