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Tool thief pleads guilty in Winnebago County

Dylan Mitchell Dylan Mitchell

Authorities say he tried to sell stolen tools through social media.

Posted: Oct. 23, 2018 3:49 PM
Updated: Oct. 24, 2018 1:47 PM

FOREST CITY, Iowa – A Mason City man is pleading guilty to stealing over $2,000 worth of tools from the City of Lake Mills.

Dylan James Mitchell, 26, entered guilty pleas Tuesday to 3rd degree burglary and 3rd degree theft. Authorities say he stole the tools from a shed on March 20 and tried to sell them via social media.

Mitchell has been sentenced to five years in prison, with credit for time served.

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