SEVERE WX: Blizzard Warning - Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Stolen checks send Mason City man to jail

Also pleaded guilty to drug possession.

Posted: Nov. 19, 2018 5:20 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man who tried to deposit stolen checks into his own account is getting some jail time.

Blake Michael Harrer, 24 of Mason City, pleaded guilty to forgery and possession of methamphetamine-1st offense. Authorities say he stole checks from a Clear Lake home and tried to deposit them.

He’s been sentenced to 180 days in jail, 180 days in a residential correctional facility, and five years of probation. Harrer must also pay a $315 fine and $625 in restitution to Clear Lake Bank and Trust.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
31° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 13°
Feels Like: 21°
Albert Lea
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 11°
Feels Like: 21°
Austin
Broken Clouds
32° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 14°
Feels Like: 24°
Charles City
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 14°
Feels Like: 20°
Rochester
Overcast
27° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 14°
Feels Like: 17°
Tracking ice accumulations to start your weekend and heavy snow and wind to end it.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

West Hancock girls take flight for state

Image

Prep basketball highlights from Southern Minnesota

Image

North Iowa basketball highlights

Image

What's worse? Skeetas or Snow?

Image

Highlights: North Iowa Bulls at Rochester Grizzlies

Image

Section 1AA swimming finals

Image

Finally enough snow to snowmobile

Image

Minnesota individual section wrestling quarterfinals

Image

Finding new housing options

Image

Windows shot out in Austin

Community Events