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North Iowa man pleads guilty to Ames theft

Gets several months behind bars.

Posted: Jan. 25, 2018 6:50 PM

AMES, Iowa – A Mason City man has been sentenced to jail time in central Iowa.

38-year-old Luis Serra pleaded guilty to 3rd degree theft and trespass for an incident on October 4, 2017 in Ames where he was accused of breaking into a residence in the 1300 block of Truman Place and taking cash and a cell phone.

On Thursday, Serra was given a total of 150 days in the Story County Jail, with credit for time already served, and ordered to pay $690 in fines.

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