Rudd man gets prison for Mason City theft

Thomas Kerlin

Co-defendant only sentenced to probation.

Posted: Feb 8, 2018 5:31 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – The second defendant in a North Iowa home burglary is going to prison.

Authorities charged 30-year-old Thomas John Kerlin and 32-year-old Jamie Rose Nicholson, both of Rudd, with 1st degree theft for stealing over $10,000 worth of property from a home in the 100 block of Fair Meadow Drive in Mason City. Law enforcement says the property was taken in early September 2017.


Jamie Nicholson

Kerlin and Nicholson pleaded guilty to reduced charges of 2nd degree theft. Nicholson was given a deferred judgment and three years of supervised probation. Kerlin has now been sentenced to up to five years behind bars.

The two must also pay restitution to their victim as determined by the Cerro Gordo County Attorney’s Office.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 74°
Albert Lea
79° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 79°
Austin
79° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 79°
Charles City
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 75°
Rochester
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 76°
After a busy morning we're tracking a much calmer Sunday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Newman drops West Fork to win district; other district scores

Image

Rochester native Alex Martin takes 2nd in 250 Moto race

Image

Floyd County Veterans Affairs office asking for box AC units

Image

Tracking pleasant temps to start the week

Image

Severe WX Cut-In July 20

Image

Motocross comes to Millville

Image

Robotics demonstrations at family fun night

Image

Auditor comes to town

Image

New aquatic center being considered in Byron

Image

North Iowa Fair on a hot night

Community Events