MASON CITY, Iowa – A Clear Lake man accused of bashing vehicles with a ball and chain is pleading not guilty.
Alejandro Ramirez, 33, is now scheduled to stand trial for second-degree criminal mischief, stalking, and tampering with a witness.
Authorities say Ramirez became upset with someone not answering their door in the 1900 block of 1st Avenue N. in Clear Lake on January 31. He allegedly took a ball and chain and did a total of $2,234.24 damage to two vehicles.
Ramirez’ trial is set to begin on June 22.