MASON CITY – On Monday, October 10th, Tyler Meuer age 21 of Mason City was sentenced to two year probation as part of a plea bargain to in Cerro Gordo County District Court on numerous criminal cases he was involved with.
On June 23rd, 2011 Tyler Meuer was arrested by Mason City police for felony theft in the 2nd degree $1,000 to $10,000 related to a theft that occurred on June 6th. As part of the plea bargain the courts amended the charge to an aggravated misdemeanor of theft in the 3rd degree in exchange for a guilty plea. Judge Carlynn Grupp sentenced Tyler Meuer to a suspended two year prison sentence, suspended the minimum $625 fine, ordering him to pay court costs and restitution and serve two year probation with the Iowa Department of Corrections.
A separate charge of theft in the 3rd degree $500 to $1000 that Tyler was arrested for on July 1st was dropped according to court records from Carlynn Grupp, “Defendant has pled guilty to another charge”.
On June 5th, 2011 Tyler Meuer was also involved in an altercation at Big Blue and brandished a handgun in that incident. Mason City police charged him for carrying weapons, failure to have a concealed weapons permit, disorderly conduct-fighting or violent behavior, and unlawful assembly.
On the carrying weapons charge as part of a negotiated voluntary guilty plea Judge Carlynn Grupp suspended the minimum $625 fine, charging Tyler Meuer $100 in court costs, and ordering him to serve two years probation to run concurrent with the theft conviction.
The next day, October 11th, a lower court magistrate judge dismissed the accompanying charges in the Big Blue incident entering in court records, “indictable related matter resolved–$180 costs”.