MASON CITY – David Powell II, 24, who claims to be from Chicago but lives in Mason City, was arrested on Sunday by the Clear Lake Police Department and Cerro Gordo County Sheriffs and charged with 3rd degree sexual abuse (709.4(2)(b)) and lascivious acts with a Child (709.8(3)).
According to the Clear Lake Police Department today, “On Sunday August 5, 2012, Clear Lake Police arrested 25 year old Mason City resident David Powell II for Lascivious Acts with a Child, a class D felony and Sexual Abuse in the 3rd degree a class C felony. Clear Lake Police Chief Greg Peterson says that Powell was arrested in a sting operation when he showed up at a local motel thinking he was going to be meeting a 13 year old Clear Lake girl for sex; instead he was met by police when he entered the motel room. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the sting. Powell is alleged to have had sex with the girl on a previous occasion on July 28, 2012. Powell is currently being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail with bail on the charges set at $10,000.”
According to online records, an arrest warrant had been issued for Powell on July 13, 2012 for a probation violation. He was arrested by the MCPD on that warrant without incident on July 13th and then posted bond on July 16th using 1st Call Bail Bonds.
In the “about” section on his Facebook page, Mr. Powell says “whatz good shit aint allways good when it hit the fan u fony azz niggaz and bitchess.”
Powell has a criminal record in Cerro Gordo, Floyd and Black Hawk counties that includes: Public intox on July 5, 2012 (issued by MCPD); 3rd degree criminal mischief and interference with official acts in Black Hawk county in 2006; possession of marijuana, 3rd offense, issued by MCPD on July 2, 2012 (awaiting arraignment); a controlled substance violation and violation of probation in 2011; interference with official acts in 2008 from MCPD (dismissed); 5th degree theft by check in 2008, from MCPD, dismissed; currently faces a public intox charge from MCPD in July of 2012; domestic assault with bodily injury from MCPD from an incident on July 11, 2008 from MCPD, dismissed, but found guilty of violation of no contact order; then found guilty of domestic assault causing bodily injury and/or mental illness from an incident on August 31, 2008 (sentenced to 30 days in jail); possession of marijuana, 2nd offense, from MCPD, from 2008 (dismissed); cruelty to animals from an incident on September 26, 2008 from MCPD ($100 fine); 3rd degree burglary from an incident in Floyd county in 2006; 3rd degree burglary and 4th degree criminal mischief charges dismissed in Floyd county in 2005; interference with official acts in 2007 in Floyd county, dismissed; 5th degree theft in Floyd county in 2006; domestic abuse assault in Floyd county in 2006, dismissed; violation of no contact order, assault in 2006 in Floyd county, dismissed, but found guilty of another assault charge from same incident; trespassing in 2006 in Floyd county; and others.
Powell, David II
SUBJECT IS INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY.