Mason City police went to Advanced Auto shortly before 7pm on Thursday after the business called to report a theft that had allegedly occurred that day.
As a result of the investigation police arrested an employee of the store. Corey Douglas Kenney, age 22, of Stacyville was charged with one count of felony 2nd degree theft $1,000 to $10,000 dollars and transported to the Cerro Gordo County jail.
Cory Kenney had an initial appearance before magistrate Rolf Aronsen Friday before being released on his own recognizance. A preliminary hearing on the charge has been set for Dec 30th at 8:30am at the Cerro Gordo County Court House.
2nd degree theft in Iowa is a class D felony. A person convicted faces a maximum of five years in prison. The sentence may be deferred or suspended, except for a forcible felony. Fines range from a minimum of $750 to a maximum of $7,500.
Corey Douglas Kenney
SUBJECT IS INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY.